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8 Simple Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be a debilitating and painful condition. Fortunately, staying physically active may be the most effective and cost-efficient way to soothe or prevent it..Here are 8 simple stretches to relieve lower back pain.

Aug 25th, 2019
11 ways to treat back pain without surgery

Chronic or long-term back pain can be challenging for doctors to treat. However, it is possible to treat back pain without surgery, such as having spinal manipulation, acupuncture, and making lifestyle changes.

Aug 25th, 2019
Exercises and tips for better posture

As people start improving their posture, they may gain a greater awareness of their body. A person may begin noticing when their muscles feel tense and become more attuned to misalignments in various areas.

Aug 24th, 2019
What causes a hot back?

Occasionally having a hot back is not likely to be a cause for concern. Some people simply feel warmth more than others. However, if it is bothersome, occurs frequently, or happens alongside other symptoms, it may be due to a medical problem.

Aug 24th, 2019
Home remedies for fast back pain relief

Back pain is a common problem that can interfere with a person's work and personal life. Fortunately, many home remedies exist to help relieve bothersome back pain.

Sep 30th, 2018
How do you get rid of a lower back spasm?

Lower back spasms can be annoying and painful, but they are treatable. Certain remedies and lifestyle changes can help reduce the pain and frequency of back spasms.

Sep 30th, 2018
Tending to the diaphragm may relieve chronic low back pain

Is treating the diaphragm the key to relieving chronic pain in the lower back? Researchers set out to investigate, conducting the first ever clinical trial to test the efficacy of special osteopathic techniques tending to the diaphragm for easing...

Sep 30th, 2018
How do you stretch out your tailbone?

The tailbone, or coccyx, is at the bottom of the spine and helps to support the pelvis. It is possible to injure or fracture the tailbone, causing inflammation and pain. Persistent tailbone pain is known as coccydynia.

Sep 30th, 2018
Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

It is common for people to experience pain in the right side of the neck. In most cases, the pain occurs due to a muscle strain or another benign cause. People can often treat their pain using home remedies and medications. However, for severe or...

Sep 30th, 2018
Arachnoiditis: Symptoms, diagnosis, and outlook

Arachnoiditis is a neurological condition that causes pain in the back, perineum (the space between the genitals and the rectum), legs, arms, and feet. Arachnoiditis can also affect a person's vision, sight, and mobility.

Apr 9th, 2018
Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Federal research evaluators say there's some good evidence acupuncture can help some patients manage some forms of pain. But they also have described the benefits of acupuncture as modest, and say more research is needed.

Apr 9th, 2018
Spondylosis: What is it & How Do I Treat it?

"Spondylosis" sounds like it could be a type of plant or cute underwater creature. However, it actually has to do with spinal pain. Unless you've been diagnosed with spondylosis, chances are you probably won't know what it means (or have even heard of it).

Apr 9th, 2018
Quadratus lumborum pain: Treatment and stretches

Quadratus lumborum pain involves discomfort in the muscle that is located deep in the lower back on both sides of the spine. The quadratus lumborum muscle starts at the pelvis and runs up to the lowest rib. It plays an essential role in stabilizing the...

Apr 9th, 2018
Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis: How & Why is a Spinal Fusion Done?

In spinal fusion for scoliosis, rods, hooks, wires, or screws are attached to the curved part of the backbone and the spine is straightened. Small pieces of bone are then put over the spine. The bone pieces will grow together with the spinal bone...

Apr 9th, 2018
Yoga in the workplace can reduce back pain and sickness absence

Back pain is the single leading cause of disability in the world. In the US, four out of every five people experience back pain at some point in their life. In the UK, back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor, and missed work.

Mar 14th, 2018
Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site shows additional motor function improvement at 6-months and 9-months following treatment with 10 million AST-OPC1.

May 2nd, 2017
What is Cervical Spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis is a condition in which there is deterioration of the vertebrae, discs, and ligaments in the neck or cervical spine.

May 2nd, 2017