Obesity and Back Pain: How are They Connected?

Obesity is a widespread problem in the country, affecting about 42.4 percent of our population. It’s a serious health concern that puts a person at more risk for various health problems, including low back pain. Notably, many obese patients seeking upper cervical care experience worse symptoms than those with an average or normal body mass [...]

2021-09-26T13:52:44+00:00September 26th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Obesity and Back Pain: How are They Connected?

Stop These 7 Exercises If You Have Sciatica

To alleviate the pain of sciatica, doctors recommend sciatica exercises. They urge an active lifestyle because it releases your body's natural pain relievers against chronic pains. But not all exercises are good for you: some actually cause more harm than others! Check out this article to determine which ones and why they shouldn’t be done [...]

2021-08-23T07:32:28+00:00August 22nd, 2021|Back Pain|Comments Off on Stop These 7 Exercises If You Have Sciatica

Does Sciatica Go Away on Its Own & More FAQs Answered

Sitting for long hours at a computer desk has become the norm in many places around the USA. Sadly, this has become a complete nightmare for many people as they started experiencing searing or burning pain in their lower back, buttocks, and legs. If this sounds familiar, you might also have sciatica,  a neurological disorder [...]

2021-08-09T03:34:46+00:00August 8th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Does Sciatica Go Away on Its Own & More FAQs Answered

How Does It Feel to Have the Whiplash Syndrome?

Have you ever experienced whiplash syndrome? If you had a car accident, then chances are, you are more than familiar with this common neck injury. The latest statistics reveal that it affects around 3 million American adults every year, with 50 percent complaining about chronic symptoms. It’s also among the leading reasons for visits to [...]

2021-08-02T00:51:14+00:00August 1st, 2021|Neck Pain|Comments Off on How Does It Feel to Have the Whiplash Syndrome?

Why Ignoring Back Pain is a Big Mistake

The body is a fascinating biological feat. That’s because it has its way of telling you that you’re sick. For example, muscle stiffness could mean that you feel stressed out. Dizziness could indicate low blood sugar, hunger, or vestibular problems. But what if you have back pain? Does it always mean that you have an [...]

2021-09-21T08:49:25+00:00July 25th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Why Ignoring Back Pain is a Big Mistake

WFH Tips: What to Do When Your Sciatica Flares Up

Sciatica affects up to 40 percent of adults in the USA. And unfortunately, a large number of these individuals are working from home, which often requires long hours of sitting down. Upper cervical chiropractic doctors have noted that many WFH professionals have worse sciatica symptoms due to their work.  Remote workers report increased painful sensations [...]

2021-07-26T02:07:18+00:00July 25th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on WFH Tips: What to Do When Your Sciatica Flares Up

Top 3 Reasons Behind Back Pain in Kids

You rarely think of school-aged kids or teenagers whenever you hear about back pain. Instead, you quickly associate it with the elderly, especially those with conditions like osteoarthritis or herniated discs. However, studies prove otherwise. In fact, about 75 percent of kids aged 8 to 12 complain of an achy back. But why do backaches [...]

2021-07-11T06:01:41+00:00July 11th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Top 3 Reasons Behind Back Pain in Kids

Reduced Bladder Function and Other Sciatica Symptoms

Whenever we think of bladder problems, we rarely associate them with sciatica. However, in truth, reduced bladder function is among the many symptoms of this painful disorder. Let’s explore how these two relate to each other plus the rest of the sciatica symptoms that patients complain about. Also, let’s unravel the secrets on how to [...]

2021-07-12T10:28:42+00:00July 4th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Reduced Bladder Function and Other Sciatica Symptoms

What To Do If You’re Over 40 and Living with Back Pain

They say that life begins at 40. It’s that phase where you start to reap the results of your hard work in the previous years. Sadly, it’s also the same stage when the first few signs of aging begin to manifest. In most cases, adults over 40 often report having lower back pain and knee [...]

2021-09-21T08:46:15+00:00June 27th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on What To Do If You’re Over 40 and Living with Back Pain

How Athletes Can Deal with Sciatica

Keeping your body in tip-top shape and health should be a priority of yours. As an athlete or someone who takes fitness exceptionally seriously, perhaps you’ve experienced lower back pain and knee pain from working out or playing. Some pain after working out is common for individuals who like to exercise. As an athlete, you [...]

2021-09-27T03:38:18+00:00June 27th, 2021|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on How Athletes Can Deal with Sciatica
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