Category Archives: Back Pain

  • How Stretching Your Calf Muscles Can Save Your Back

    Do you ever wake up feeling stiff as a board in your low back? Does it take a while to get moving after sitting for a while? You are not alone, as millions of Americans suffer with back pain every day. The good news...

  • Are Your Feet Killing Your Back?

    For many people, simply standing or walking for more than 20 minutes means an aching back. This can be due to a whole host of factors, but believe it or not, your feet and ankles can be a culprit of back pain. When you...

  • How Do You Know if You Have a Herniated Disc?

      Do you have sharp pain in a particular part of your arm or leg? It may be a herniated disc. However, it could be another problem. Herniated or bulging discs are often blamed for radiating pains, numbness and tingling in the extremities, but...

  • Are Your Hips Killing Your Back?

      Are you like many people, with an aching back at the end of the day or worried about lifting an object due to your back going out? You are not alone, over 80% of the population will suffer back pain at one time...

  • How to Protect Your Back

    Have you ever felt low back pain after doing too much the day before? One of the major causes of low back pain is repetitive injury to the spine. Repetitive injuries can be as simple as picking up boxes or having to bend down...

  • Tips for avoiding back pain

    Is a sore back interfering with your life? You are not alone! Nearly four out of five people experience back pain at some point in their lifetime.Back pain takes various forms, from a persistent dull ache to sudden sharp pain, and has many causes....

  • Muscle Stretching for Relieving Neck and Back Pain

    Many aches and pains in the neck and back stem from tight muscles. Stretching the tight muscles along the back of your neck, strengthening the muscles in the front of your neck and improving body posture in general, can help to release neck pain....

  • How Your Core Muscle Strength Affects Your Health

    Do you ever find yourself slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile? This is a sign of core muscle weakness that can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What...

  • 5 Ways to Relieve Neck and Back Pain

    If you are suffering with back or neck pain, it can be confusing to determine the right way to relieve your pain and get back to normal activities. For some, permanent injury or changes in their body mean arthritis and the tendency for more...

  • How Can You Stop That Nagging Neck Pain or Headache?

    Do you find it hard to get comfortable at night because of the ache in your neck or do you suffer from headaches? Many people suffer from chronic neck pain, tightness and frequent headaches. Some people may try to mask the symptoms by taking...