Back Pain Relief

Try massage to treat low back pain

Apr 4 2017 - 8:17pm
Relaxing massage therapy

Researchers say real-world massage is effective for the treatment of low back pain according to a new study.

Low back pain can be very costly in terms of lost productivity and is often very difficult to treat. There has been hope that massage can serve as an effective treatment for low back pain.

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Here is why you should see a chiropractor first for back pain

Feb 12 2017 - 8:25am
Anti-inflammatory medications ineffective for back pain: Consider chiropractor

Results of a new study show you might want to consider seeing a chiropractor first for back pain instead of turning to drugs that can have too many side effects and cause harm.

A new review, published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, found anti-inflammtory drugs that can be purchased over the counter for pain do little or nothing when your back hurts.

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Treating back pain and sciatica: 8 better things to do now

Feb 7 2017 - 6:29pm
Back pain and sciatica symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Back pain that can be isolated or include other symptoms such as mild to intense discomfort caused by inflammation in the sciatic nerve, known as sciatica, can be nerve wracking as anyone dealing with the condition already knows.

Is there a natural, drug-free way to treat your back or sciatic pain? Here are 7 better ways to get healthier if you're dealing with pain.

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Yoga May Help Relieve Chronic Back Pain

Jan 13 2017 - 3:26pm
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Strengthen the back, improve posture, and even possibly lose some weight with a yoga type exercise.

If you suffer from lower back pain, you are certainly not alone. The National Institutes of Health estimates that about 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes.

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How to Prevent Back Pain While Gaming During the Holidays

Dec 24 2016 - 1:34pm
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Now that it's the holidays and you're on vacation from school and work, you have a few weeks to relax and catch up on some gaming! But recent news warns you to pay attention to any back pain you experience when you're gaming. Here's why and what you can do about it.

You've worked hard since September, hitting the books relentlessly at school or meeting deadlines and getting projects done at work.

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Do You Have Sciatica? Here Are Some Natural Remedies That Can Help Alleviate Your Symptoms

Nov 23 2016 - 3:58pm
Alleviate Sciatica Symptoms

Sciatica is a condition where you experience constant radiating leg pain that sometimes is accompanied with lower back pain. The good news is that it's very treatable. Here are some options you should consider.

If you've been experiencing chronic radiating leg pain and maybe lesser lower back pain, you may have sciatica.

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Is Your Back Lowering Your Income? Here Are a Few Ways to Keep Back Pain Away

Nov 14 2016 - 8:42pm
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That aching lower back is affecting your life more than you think. Think about how many times you've had to not go to work because of your back. There's good news – there are natural, holistically healthy remedies that help alleviate and prevent lower back pain.

Did you know that of all the missed workdays in the U.S., lower back pain is the culprit 40 percent of the time?

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Natural Fixes for Low Back Pain

Aug 24 2016 - 4:28am
Prevent low back pain with these tips

Do you reach for a pill every time you suffer from low back pain? Health experts recommend that you try these natural fixes for low back pain before seeking a solution from a pill.

According to a Reuters’ news video, lower back pain is sometimes referred to as the “common cold of injuries,” due to approximately 80% of all adults experience lower back pain during some

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Stand up for Weight Loss: Utilize a Standing Desk

May 26 2016 - 9:30am
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Standing is an easy small change that you can make starting right now. Standing up when everyone else is sitting can be a mark of pride in your office. I know this because I did it. I build myself a standing desk for only about 30 dollars worth of Ikea parts. I had been sitting for over a year and it was not doing my body any good. I realized that standing would be healthier option than sitting myself to death.

It all started when my lower back began to hurt. I tried everything to help get it back to normal.

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60 Second Back Pain Fixes

Jul 24 2014 - 10:49am
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There’s nothing like back pain: It takes forever to lessen or go away; it can be debilitating; and, often there is no almost no position that will make it better and still allow you to get a good night’s sleep. According to Dr. Oz, it doesn’t have to be that way with his 60 second back pain fixes.

"Back pain—when you are hurting, minutes can feel like hours. And today, it’s all about fast relief," says Dr.

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Forward Head Posture's Damaging Effects on Posture and Back Pain

Jul 16 2014 - 12:24pm
Forward head posture risk

The constant use of computers, televisions, and smart phones is having damaging effects on your posture and health.

Forward head posture, or FHP, is becoming a prevalent condition amongst our population, primarily the world’s youth.

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Nine out of ten people over sixty may have this abnormality

Feb 28 2014 - 10:18pm
Low back pain

The correlation between abnormalities within the lumbar spine and low back pain can be deceiving. A bulging disc on an MRI can be seen in as many as 90% of individuals over 60 yet they may have no back pain. Should that lead to additional testing, or should we leave well enough alone?

I remember when Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) became popular. What a marvel it was.

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What can surgery do for lumbar disc herniation

Dec 31 2013 - 10:52am
Lower back and spine

If back pain is due to a lumbar disc herniation disability may be far more serious with more aggressive forms of treatment needed. Recent research shows that surgery is sometimes preferable to non-invasive treatment for better outcomes.

Back pain can be a serious problem which can cause a great deal of pain and loss of productivity.

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8 Warning Signs of Pain When Your Body Is Trying to Tell You Something

Sep 24 2013 - 10:42am
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Do you ever have a nagging headache, backache or stomachache that you tend to ignore and just "tough it out" by waiting for it to go away without doing something about it? Well, according to a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, ignoring pain that you may be feeling could be ignoring warning signs that your body is trying to tell you something about your health that needs to be taken care of immediately.

Listed below is a summary of 8 warning signs of pain that Dr. Oz tells his viewers that you cannot afford to ignore:

Pain Warning Sign #1: Sudden Severe Headache

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Brain abnormality can predict chronic pain

Sep 21 2013 - 11:54am
Researchers identify brain abnormality that predicts chronic pain

If you have a certain abnormality in your brain structure, you are more likely to develop chronic pain following an injury to your lower back, according to a study published in the journal Pain.

Researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine say they were able to identify a "specific irregularity" or "marker" in the axons of the brain, and that their findings may

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CDC warns that patients who received tainted steroid injections are still at risk

Dec 21 2012 - 3:17pm
fungal meningitis, CDC, NECC, spinal infections, HAN advisory, MRI

Although the incubation period for fungal meningitis has passed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning on December 20 that individuals who received tainted epidural

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New cases of illness surfacing months after recall of tainted steroid injections

Dec 6 2012 - 3:16pm
fungal meningitis, new cases, death, stroke, NECC, methylprednisolone acetate

The longest known incubation period (120 days) for fungal meningitis symptoms to appear; however, new cases of illness associated with the injectable steroid medication from the New England Compoun

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