Back pain is far too common, and because your spine is a large and complex system, spine pain can develop when your body is in a number of different positions. Sometimes back pain develops while you’re active, other times it gets sore when you’re seated, and for some, back pain is at its worst when … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Preventing Back Pain When Sitting, Running & Sleeping
We often picture back pain developing as a result of severe acute trauma, like what we might experience during athletics or in the event of a car accident. While those are certainly common causes of back injuries, many instances of back pain develop for far less intense reasons. In fact, certain … [Read more...] about Avoiding Common Causes Of Back Pain Around The House
Back and neck pain are incredibly common ailments, as more than 90 percent of Americans will deal with chronic or acute back pain at some point in their life. Because it’s such a common condition that many people are at least somewhat familiar with, they often believe they can manage the condition … [Read more...] about 3 Big Mistakes People Make When Self Diagnosing Neck & Back Pain
Back pain sends tens of millions of Americans to the doctor’s office each year, and each one of these patients will be looking for the right treatment to put an end to their discomfort. For some, this happens with rest and some small lifestyle adjustments. For others, a surgical operation is … [Read more...] about Do I Really Need To See A Spine Specialist For My Back or Neck Pain?
Nobody wants to slow down as they get older, but time and aging will take its toll on everyone. This is especially common in our spine, where the effects of aging and stress can be even more pronounced if we don’t take care of it. Don’t let your spine be the reason why you’re not as active as you … [Read more...] about How To Keep Back & Neck Pain From Slowing You Down
Every so often we like to share stories about new technologies and innovations in the spine care community, and a new device being studied by researchers at the University of Cambridge could be the next big thing when it comes to helping patients find relief from chronic or severe back pain. … [Read more...] about Inflatable Implant Could Help Cure Severe Back Pain Without Surgery
Youth sports are a fantastic way to keep kids active and help them meet new friends, but athletic activity can also be hard on a growing body. In fact, a recent study found that low back pain occurs in approximately 10-15 percent of young athletes, which means millions of kids are dealing with back … [Read more...] about Preventing And Treating Back Pain In Adolescent Athletes
As if we needed another reason to take care of lingering spine pain, a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine suggests that severe untreated back pain could be linked to an increased death risk. Interestingly, the link was only found in women who suffered from severe … [Read more...] about Why Managing Your Back Pain Just Might Save Your Life