Category: low back pain

How to Treat a Pinched Nerve in Your Lower Back

Treating a pinched nerve in the lower back, requires that you understand the symptoms and causes. Below we will provide the necessary information and offer suggestions as to how you can treat and prevent this medical situation. Putting too much

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Seven Natural Remedies for Lower Back Pain

It is estimated that over 75% of the population will experience lower back pain at some point during their adult lives. As a result, back pain relief is almost always in demand. However, since many of these treatments are unnatural,

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Olympics and The VacuPractor Technique – Gravity Assisted Myofascial Cupping

Cupping has hit the world stage at the Olympics. USA today has a nice graphic on how cupping works. Here is the USA today article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/rio-2016/2016/08/08/how-cupping-works-and-why-olympic-athletes-use/88410804/   To learn how people are using the VacuPractor for cupping and the relief

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The Connection Between Shoes and Lower Back Pain

Back pain can be a tremendously uncomfortable medical issue. Many patients are forced to take medication and pursue therapy to deal with chronic back pain. However, the good news is that you may be able to avoid these remedies just

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Lower Back Pain During Workouts

Nearly everyone experiences lower back pain at some point during their life, but for people who experience it during workouts, the pain may prove particularly bothersome. While experiencing mild discomfort during a workout is normal, some people do not know

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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

5 Home Treatments to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

For the 90% of Americans, who have at some point in their life, experience pain in their back, finding a way to relieve lower back pain is an important step for them to get back to their daily activities. Pain

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