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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?

The Cause of and Solution to Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica is a feeling of pain, numbness, or tingling that occurs due to a pinched sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is massive and extends from the lower back down each leg. As a result, sciatica can cause different symptoms from patient to patient depending on the part of the nerve being compressed. The following symptoms [...]

2017-06-12T12:38:41+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on The Cause of and Solution to Sciatica Nerve Pain

A Safer Alternative to Ibuprofen for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the world’s most common health problems in the world today, and it results in the most cases of disability globally. It is also the most common cause of disability among younger individuals. For example, in the US, lower back pain is the leading cause of disability for those age 45 [...]

2018-01-31T01:22:14+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on A Safer Alternative to Ibuprofen for Back Pain

Back Pain and the Advent of the Standing Desk

They say that necessity is the mother of invention and needing to prevent back pain in the workplace has led to the modern invention of the standing desk. But is this the ultimate solution to an office worker’s back problems? Let’s look at a study involving desk jobs and then consider a natural way to [...]

2017-06-12T12:45:41+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Back Pain and the Advent of the Standing Desk

Thinking Outside the Box for Treatment of Lower Back Pain

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t had a bout of lower back pain.  Logically speaking, the low back is subject to a lot of stresses – it bears the majority of our weight and can be easily injured from a fall, an accident, or improper lifting.  There are many possible causes for [...]

2017-06-12T12:53:27+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Thinking Outside the Box for Treatment of Lower Back Pain

How Can I Get Rid of Sciatica Naturally?

Sciatica is a painful condition that involves the sciatic nerve.  Sciatica can be isolated to the lower back, or can travel through the hip and buttock all the way down the back of the thigh, into the calf along the path of the nerve.  In more severe cases, the affected leg can become weak, or [...]

2017-11-29T05:49:33+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on How Can I Get Rid of Sciatica Naturally?