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Debunking the Worst Lower Back Pain Myths

When it comes to lower back pain, there’s no shortage of information on the Internet. After all, it is one of the world’s most common ailments and the number one cause of disability globally. Unfortunately, not everything you read online can be trusted. We’re about to debunk 4 of the biggest back pain myths. Myth [...]

2017-03-09T22:46:07+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Debunking the Worst Lower Back Pain Myths

Taking Care of Back Pain to Decrease the Risk of a Fall

Back pain is so common that up to 80 percent of people will experience a bout at some point. However, when back pain becomes chronic, not only can it be disabling, but according to a recent study, it can also lead to an increased risk of falls. This makes taking care of chronic back pain [...]

2017-03-02T19:18:10+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Taking Care of Back Pain to Decrease the Risk of a Fall

Chronic Back Pain Prevention – Tips for Reducing the Risk

Since the great majority of people will experience back pain at one point or another, many view it as something inevitable that cannot be avoided. However, by taking some preventative actions, it may be possible to reduce back pain or at least stop it from becoming chronic. If you agree with the famous saying that [...]

2017-03-02T19:20:49+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Chronic Back Pain Prevention – Tips for Reducing the Risk

Understanding the Pain of Sciatica

Sciatica is a medical condition known for pain that radiates down the front, back, or outside of the leg. Generally, only one side is affected. The sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in the body, about the size of the small finger. It goes from the lower back through the buttocks and down [...]

2017-02-26T16:15:50+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Understanding the Pain of Sciatica

Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc

What is a herniated disc and why is it responsible for back pain? There are discs located between each of the vertebrae of the back. These discs are gel-like substances that do not allow the bones to rub against each other. However, if these discs move out of place, nerve irritation and inflammation can be [...]

2017-02-24T23:32:22+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc

Could It Be Sciatica?

If a person has pain that travels down the back of one leg, he may be suffering from sciatica. Here are a few other symptoms to look for: Tingling in the leg Pain in the lower back region A pins and needles sensation Problems moving the affected leg Pain in the buttocks Weakness or pain [...]

2017-02-25T05:54:55+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Could It Be Sciatica?

Sciatica — Would You Prefer Botox or a Natural Treatment Option?

Sciatica is a condition that involves lower back pain that can also radiate down one leg. This is because the sciatic nerve splits into two branches with one leading down each leg. When pressure is placed on the nerve, symptoms can be anything from lower back pain on one side to pain that radiates through [...]

2017-01-29T02:17:15+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Sciatica — Would You Prefer Botox or a Natural Treatment Option?

Uncovering the Root Cause of Low Back Pain

Nearly every adult out there has experienced pain in the low back at one time or another.  Sometimes the pain may last only a day or two, but for some it becomes chronic, causing pain that persists for 12 weeks or longer.  Pain may begin suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, or may present after an [...]

2016-12-27T01:21:29+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Back Pain|Comments Off on Uncovering the Root Cause of Low 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?