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100 Billion Reasons to Search for Better Back Pain Care

In the US alone, about $100 billion per year is spent on finding relief from back pain. Unfortunately, most of this money is wasted on treatments with extremely low success rates or therapies that can actually make the problem worse. We’re going to look at a few things to avoid if possible, and one cost-effective [...]

2017-12-30T04:52:01+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 100 Billion Reasons to Search for Better Back Pain Care

5 Things You Should Know About Back Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy can come along with a host of concerns, but this should be an overall positive experience for expectant mothers. How can you keep back pain from casting a pall over an exciting time in your life? Here are 5 things you should know. Gaining weight affects the back – When a pregnant woman experiences [...]

2017-07-13T16:12:11+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 5 Things You Should Know About Back Pain and Pregnancy

A Non-Invasive and Long-Term Alternative to Back Pain Relief

If you have been suffering from back pain on a long-term basis, you’ve probably had the entire gamut of treatment options recommended to you, including much of the usual like: Opioids for pain management Surgery RFD – radiofrequency denervation (requires local anesthesia, electric current is used to intentionally damage the nerves in order to stop [...]

2017-07-13T16:05:17+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on A Non-Invasive and Long-Term Alternative to Back Pain Relief

Office Workers – Use These Tips to Lessen Back Pain at Work

One of the employee groups facing the greatest threat of back pain is the office worker. A desk job may seem cushy to most who do manual labor, but sitting all day long and using technology frequently can lead to serious back issues over time. How can you minimize the risk of back pain if [...]

2017-07-13T15:00:13+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Office Workers – Use These Tips to Lessen Back Pain at Work

5 Things to Try for Back Pain Before Medication

Despite changing guidelines, doctors still prescribe opioids for about 40% of patients who complain of back pain. If you want to try and get rid of your back pain without popping pills, here are 5 things you can try first. Upper Cervical Chiropractic – You may not think the top bones of your neck as [...]

2017-07-13T14:54:12+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 5 Things to Try for Back Pain Before Medication

Why Are Opioids Still the Most Used Back Pain Treatment?

Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments in the world. In fact, an NPR poll revealed that over half of people had to cope with back pain at some time in the last 12 months. The most shocking part of the survey was that nearly 40% of patients who went to the [...]

2017-07-13T10:42:55+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Why Are Opioids Still the Most Used Back Pain Treatment?

3 Major Cause of Chronic Back Pain

While many suffer from acute back pain issues, few find the underlying cause unless the pain becomes chronic. Unfortunately, that means the pain may very well return, and with a vengeance. How can you know what is causing your back pain and how to prevent the problem from becoming a long-term issue? Common Causes of [...]

2017-07-11T09:43:06+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on 3 Major Cause of Chronic Back Pain

A Long-Lasting Solution to Lower Back Pain

When one experiences lower back pain, he will try anything to find a way to alleviate it. Approximately 8 out of every 10 Americans will have a bout of back pain at one time or another according to the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes. Out of these, 1 in every 5 will [...]

2017-05-29T22:09:31+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on A Long-Lasting Solution to Lower Back Pain

Back Pain – Is Mindfulness the Answer?

Back pain is the most common cause of disability around the world. Medications rarely provide any kind of long-term benefit and surgeries can be dangerous and ineffective. As a result, many natural ways to cope with back pain are appearing. Mindfulness is one such method. Does it work? Is there a better natural option? Does [...]

2017-05-19T19:20:53+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Back Pain – Is Mindfulness the Answer?

The Benefits of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

  Back pain is both one of the most common reasons for a person to go to the doctor and one of the most common reasons for a physician to write a script for highly-addictive pain medications. Because of this, researchers are constantly on the lookout for alternative ways to get relief. One of the [...]

2017-04-26T20:52:55+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on The Benefits of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care for Back Pain