When a disc tears, the nucleus pulposus may push through the disc wall. If this occurs, and the nucleus pulposus compresses a nearby nerve or the spinal cord, you could experience pain...
Swimming is low-impact and great for easing back pain. In fact, your body weight is supported by water when in the pool. So, there is less stress on your joints when swimming with back pain. Therefore, more range of motion is achievable when performing water therapy. As with any exercise, however, you should be careful. [...]
Back pain can be debilitating. In fact, it can impact your daily life. But, you are not alone. Most adults experience back pain at some point. And this includes celebrities too. Starting from the screen, stage, and also including those who play in sports arenas will often suffer from back pain. Back pain flare-ups may [...]
Pain can start in one place, but it doesn’t always stay in the same spot, though. In fact, pain can spread, expand, or shift over time. Also, pain can radiate from one body part to another! And this makes treatment a challenge. How Pain Can Spread Below we’ve compiled a list of ways pain can [...]
There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]
We've been getting this question quite often lately, "How Can I Avoid Back Pain While Working From Home?"
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
Your lower back (lumbar spine) is much stronger than you think. It is highly flexible with a broad range of motions. Specifically, weight-bearing and sturdy.
The lower back gives the body great flexibility and strength. However, simple everyday activities can cause pain in this critical part of the body when performed incorrectly.
Sometimes back pain is caused by a common muscle strain and sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious medical problem. Serious back pain related to a medical emergency can result in disability if not treated promptly. It is important to know when back pain could be potentially life threatening.