Category: Back Pain Facts

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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Is there Really a Connection between Heat and Back Pain?

Have you ever heard someone say that their lower back pain gets worse during the summer and wondered whether there was truly a connection between heat and chronic back pain? Alternatively, are you already convinced that they are related and

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Affordable Care Act Mandates All Lower Back Pain Sufferers Use VacuPractor

ACA Alert

Well, of course that is not true – but if it were, how much of the $90 Billion we spend on lower back pain according to Duke University and the $200 Billion in lost work according to John Hopkins University

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

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness & Car Accident Back Pain

Have you ever been to a gym and had a great workout only to find out two days later that you can barely move your arms.  This is called DOMS or delayed onset muscle soreness.  After a couple of days this

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Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint

The sacroiliac joint is a planar (sliding) synovial joint in the bony pelvis, formed by the meeting of the sacrum (at the base of the spine) and upper part of the hip (ilium). Two such joints are found in the

What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy is a treatment option for people with long-term back pain, sciatica, leg pain, degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, numbness and other conditions that have not responded to initial treatments such as manipulation and physical therapy. All of

Exercises for Sciatica Pain Relief

Sciatica (or sciatic neuritis) is a set of symptoms arising from the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerves or nerve roots. It is experienced as pain in the lower back and buttocks, and sometimes in the legs and feet,

3 Tips For Reducing Back Pain Naturally

We all experience back pains right? The fact is, back pains are commonly felt by almost everyone. It is even considered one of the most common neurological disorders. Having back pains can be a problem, especially if you’re always on

Back Pain – Facts vs Myth

Let’s begin by learning some facts in order to separate truth from myth with regards to back pain and back pain relief. First of all, under one percent of acute lower back pain is the result of a serious infection

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