Tag: back pain

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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This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Back a Hug

Valentine’s Day is a special day to show our loved ones just how much we care about them. It’s also a great time to give a little of that love “back” to ourselves. Millions of Americans suffer from back pain,

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The Story behind Donald Trump’s Lack of Back Pain

As The Donald crisscrosses the country looking to secure votes in upcoming presidential caucuses and primaries, he is constantly on the go. Campaign appearances, media interviews, and unfamiliar hotel beds can wear on anyone. So why isn’t he in crippling

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Back-Friendly Exercises to Burn those Thanksgiving Calories Off

There’s no way around the fact that as Americans we all do our fair share of over eating from the end of November until New Year’s. In fact, it is estimated the average holiday goer consumes between 3,000 and 4,500

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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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Ten Ways to Manage Back Pain in Older Adults

Lower back pain is an all too common reality for millions of older adults. Many of these cases occur as a natural result of aging; which is why I’ve often reminded my more mature patients of the adage, ‘an ounce

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4 Ways to Maintain Lower Back Health When You Work in an Office

Even as a back pain specialist, it never ceases to amaze me the extent to which our own daily routines impact something as significant as lower back health. Yet, low back pain is so common as to be almost ubiquitous.

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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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How to Prevent Back Pain, During Summer Travel

  Family vacations can be so much fun. Nonetheless, many patients, who already suffer from back pain, complain that travel has worsened their condition. Here are a few points to keep in mind, as it relates to travelling with back

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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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