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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
Chronic back pain is just that, chronic, but is this pain for life?
Chronic back pain is just that, chronic. It means that it persists for more than 3 months. It can be progressive and often the cause is difficult to determine.
I remember when Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) became popular. What a marvel it was.
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.
Back pain is one of the most common types of pain and also one of the most debilitating. It also can be a challenge to treat effectively, which is why some people are turning to marijuana for relief. But is that a good idea?
Turn on to turn off pain?
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
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