Category: Back Pain

  • 7 tips to reduce workplace aches and pains

    For many workers, sitting or standing still for 7+ hours straight can have a very negative effect on the state of your body. Although you may think that aches, pains and fatigue are the result of heavy physical labour. It can equally be caused by stress and tension, which is what you put your body […]

  • 5 Things to look for when buying a patch to help with pain

    Pain can make you really uncomfortable. You may have to take painkillers which may have harmful chemicals, take long to take effect and only last for a short duration. This is where pain patches come in. When you use a pain relief patch, your pain decreases almost immediately, you do not ingest any chemicals, you […]

  • Can Medical Marijuana Help Patients Cope with Chronic Pain?

    Chronic pain affects 25.3 million American adults, according to data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey. About 17.6% of American adults say they suffer with “severe levels” of pain on a regular basis. To combat the pain, doctors prescribe opioids. But a trend of overprescribing the drugs has led to a new epidemic. In […]

  • 5 Tips for treating lower back pain

    Lower back pain can make you uncomfortable and sometimes it may be accompanied by excruciating pain. The pain occurs due to inflammation when muscles, joints, discs or ligaments at the back are injured. Lower back pain can be severe or mild.  It could start all of a sudden or slowly and then get worse. You […]

  • Back Injury Recovery: Guidelines to Follow for a Full Recovery

    Back injuries can be debilitating. They can lead to a person missing work, taking painkillers and barely walking as the pain intensifies. Statistics suggest that 80% of people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. The Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that over 1 million back injuries occur in the workplace […]

  • Top Exercises to Protect The Back and Neck

    Many gym goers can attest to having experienced difficulties when working out on their abdominals. Most of people tend to associate back exercise as simply being a couple of crunches away from achieving those perfect chiseled abs, just like in the movies. The truth is, crunches are not the most ideal way for one to […]

  • Can Physiotherapy Improve My Posture?

    If you suffer from bad posture you probably already know the negative effects that it can have on your life. Not only does it make sitting or standing for long periods of time uncomfortable, but also it completely damages the neck, back, and spine over an extended period of time. Eventually, this condition can lead […]

  • Chiropractic Treatments for Pregnancy

    Women and men have very different medical needs even at the chiropractor. Our bodies are constructed differently and have different types of stresses put on them, so it’s no surprise that women may benefit from different and specialized chiropractic treatments that are designed just for them. All chiropractors are trained in treating women who are […]

  • 4 Ways to Relieve the Most Common Cycling Pains

    Cycling is a popular sport which requires minimal equipment and training. Anyone can learn to cycle and it’s easy to find a park to enjoy your favorite sport. Being this popular, cycling is also the physical activity linked to most accidents and pains. To stay fit while pedaling you need to know which are the […]

  • 3 Tips for Relieving Neck and Back Pain Caused By Car Accidents

    Having neck or back pain can be one of the most uncomfortable things to have to live with. Especially if your neck or back pain happened as a result of a car accident, you now have additional things causing you a headache other than just your physical pain. Luckily, there are a few things you […]