Tag: injury

Back Pain and the Advent of the Standing Desk

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. 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 relieve […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 legsc Pain in the lower back region A pins and needles sensation Problems moving the affected leg Pain in the buttocks Weakness or pain […]

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 […]

Your Discs and Back Pain: What's Their Connection?

Back pain can be due to an issue in your discs. Most people are familiar with the discs in the spine, and most have heard of a bulging disc or a herniated disc.  But what does this really mean and how do the discs contribute to back pain?  The discs are located between each vertebra […]

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 […]

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