Over time, the strain caused by heavy backpacks can lead to problems with the spine, and a new study illustrates just how easily it can happen.
Neck and back pain can seem as typical as the common cold. But some of those aches may be signaling more than just your average pain. Here are some signs that a visit to your doctor is in order.
If back pain is all too familiar to you, try these yoga poses.
Pain that lingers for more than three months is considered chronic pain, and it’s more than just a symptom of an underlying problem. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health estimates that 25.3 million adults (11.2 percent of the population) experience chronic pain.
For many people, back pain can make the most basic things difficult to do. Here are some ways to help you deal with the pain.
Athletes and everyday people spend millions to treat back pain. Physiotherapist Mark Alexander says people often look to build muscles and don’t focus on stability in the abs and back. He has created a device designed to relieve back pain and stiffness, and improve posture.
Episodes of low back pain (LBP) affect more than four out of five Americans.
Smokers are much more likely to experience chronic back pain.
And researchers say the reason why lies deep in the brain.
New research finds that low-back pain accounts for a third of all work-related disability claims world wide. A D.C. rehabilitation doctors has suggestions to protect your back from wear and tear.
More patients are popping strong prescription pain killers rather than opting for
more conservative treatments like stretching, exercise, using heating pads or
Those who carry purses usually don\’t give the act a
second thought, but it turns out it may deserve
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