Tag Archives: Back pain

Yoga may reduce chronic lower back pain

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 08:30 AM
Yoga can reduce chronic lower back pain

Back pain lasting for three or more months is considered chronic, and as constant pain is a disruption to daily activity, researchers set out to examine the effectiveness of yoga in treating this condition. The research was conducted by the… Read More

Yoga poses to relieve your chronic lower back pain

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Yoga poses to relieve your chronic lower back pain

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

Tips to avoid back pain while snow shoveling

By: Devon Andre | Friday, December 30, 2016 - 08:30 AM
Tips to avoid back pain while snow shoveling

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

Opioids for back pain offer limited relief

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Opioids for back pain offer limited relief

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

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