Yoga poses can help relieve chronic pain in the lower back. One of the most common reasons for doctor visits, lower back pain can negatively affect one’s quality of life . Although many patients take over-the-counter or even prescribed medications… Read More
Snow shoveling is often followed by back pain, but the former doesn’t have to automatically imply the latter. There are preventative measures you can take when snow shoveling to avoid back pain and enjoy a pain-free winter season.
Snow shoveling… Read More
Many patients suffering from back pain take prescription opioids even though there is little evidence that these medications offer relief. The survey included over 2,000 patients suffering from lower back pain.
Of the nearly half of the participants taking opioids… Read More
Even though back pain sufferers knew they were taking a placebo, they still experienced pain relief, a new study found. The researchers found that patients who knowingly took a placebo for back pain saw their back pain improve and had… Read More
Research has shown that accumulated bad posture can contribute to back pain and so it’s important that you maintain good posture in order to minimize back pain.
Chronic pain affects millions of people and has now become a problem of… Read More
Dormant butt syndrome (DBS) – weak gluteal muscles – raises chronic knee, hip, and back pain risk. Knee, hip, and back pain is a growing problem in Americans, and researchers suggest many of these incidences have to do with what… Read More
Back pain in seniors can be improved with mindful meditation. Lead author Dr. Natalia Morone said, “Mindfulness meditation is a method to learn how to be fully engaged in the present moment and not let the mind get so easily… Read More
Exercise designed to boost coordination of the spine muscles can reduce back pain according to the latest findings. The program is called motor control exercise and it begins with the patient practicing normal use of the spine muscles by conducting… Read More
Traveling this holiday season? If so, you should be weary of your heavy luggage; it could harm your back. The new warnings come from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). AAOS spokesperson, Dr. Nitin Khanna, said, “Individuals are at… Read More
If you’ve ever strained your back lifting something heavy or trying to rearrange your furniture, you know how bad back pain can be. Or maybe you live with chronic back pain…
You’re all too familiar with the agony it can… Read More
Early physical therapy has shown to produce modest pain relief for those with low back pain. Considering that ten percent of people experience low back pain at some point in their lives, the option of physical therapy may ease a… Read More
A new study found that back pain patients seek out pain relief before mobility. When back pain patients were asked whether they would want a treatment to ease discomfort or a treatment to help them walk or stand, the majority… Read More