Category: Back Pain Causes

Five Common Causes of Neck Pain and Back Pain

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to endure excruciating neck or lower back pain and thought to yourself, ‘no worries, I’ll just ride this out and it will go away on its own’ only to

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Seasonal Allergies – What Back Pain Sufferers Should Know

With springtime in full swing, it’s time to enjoy the beautiful weather, along with all of the outdoor activities the season entails. Unfortunately, not everyone can take advantage of the spring festivities. Namely, because pollen can wreak havoc on allergy

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Reduce Back Pain Through Healthy Nutrition

Nutrition is critical to daily living and can have a significant impact on our overall health. Indeed, the food that we put inn our bodies affects how our bodies fight illnesses. While pain medication offers some relief to back pain

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Three Things to Know about Back Pain and Emotional Distress

I’ve seen firsthand the extent to which lower back pain and emotional distress can impact each other. Understanding this link can often mean the difference between getting a quick and accurate diagnosis versus spending countless resources on the wrong treatments.

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Is There a Link Between Back Pain and Bad Weather?

If you’re reading this article right now, then perhaps you are one of the millions of people  who are experiencing back pain and scouting for an effective remedy. You are amoung those people who are also most likely thinking that there is

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What Causes Lower Back Pain?

Lower back Pain Causes

We get a lot of questions from people about back pain, and hear tons of people’s personal stories about back pain too. While we leave making a medical diagnosis to the doctors, here are some of the more common causes

Uncommon Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower back Pain

While the VacuPractor treats the three major causes of lower back pain there are also some surprisingly uncommon causes of pain you may not have considered. Common causes of lower back pain are overuse, straining the muscles, and trauma or

What is a Compression Injury?

Winter’s on its way in the Northern Hemisphere. If you’re not in a warmer climate, it’s nearing the time where we’ll have to slow down and move cautiously to avoid slips, spills, bruises, and compression injury. While there are several

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Are iPads Causing Neck and Shoulder Pain?

As a user, I’d have to answer a resounding YES! It has already been shown that frequent texting on your mobile phone can cause problems with neck pain, but those of us who use their tablet for everything from surfing

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Gaga Over Heels: Myoskeletal Alignment for Postural Problems

This post re-published with permission by Dr. Erik Dalton Last week while flipping TV channels, I happened to catch some interesting gossip from a cheesy entertainment show reporting that Stefani Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, was being treated for low-back pain