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.
A Muscle strain and pulled muscles are the most common cause of back pain. Muscles become overstretched or torn...
While trips are fun and exciting, they can be dreadful for people with back pain on a road trip.
What are common minimally invasive lumbar disc herniation procedures? Compression and fracture of the disc located between the two vertebrae is the major cause of herniated disc. This causes the internal gel from the disc to escape into the spinal canal and the impact on the nerve. One of the most common sites for the [...]
When it comes to purses, less can truly be more, and choosing the right one can eliminate unneeded back, shoulder and neck pain. Additionally, the way you carry a bag can make a difference. When you carry a heavy bag with a strap on only one shoulder, it can change the balance in your body [...]
Buying the right mattress can mean all the difference between good health and severe pain. Many people suffer countless nights, tossing and turning, only to wake up with back pain due to the wrong mattress. While some prefer their mattress soft and fluffy, others prefer them hard and firm. It really all depends on the [...]
Motherhood is a magical time in any woman’s life, but with all the joy and fulfillment it brings, there may be a fair share of back pain that comes along with it too. Having a newborn baby presents unfortunate opportunities to strain the back muscles and add pressure on the spine, even after the child [...]
Do you or someone you know suffer from extreme pain on a daily basis? Do over-the-counter pain relievers such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen fall short in providing relief? Have you turned to opioid-based painkillers just to get by? If so, there may be a safer, and relatively non-invasive option to help relieve some of your [...]
Golfing has gained massive traction as one of America’s all-time favorite activities. Here in South Florida, we are especially at an advantage with our year-round tropical climate. Though over time, it is easy to develop sport-related injuries. Nearly 50% of golfers are affected by back pain. Of those 50%, men are more prone to suffer [...]