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Archive for the ‘Back Pain’ Category

Does it seem like some people are more prone to chronic back pain than others? Recent research suggests there could be a reason for this. A recent study identified three genes possibly linked to chronic back pain. Researchers studied the DNA of over 150,000 adults of European ethnicity. Some reported chronic back pain, others did […]

Stress And Chronic Back or Neck Pain

June 5th, 2020 by Lauren

There are differing opinions on how stress can affect pain. However, most experts agree that stress can exacerbate chronic pain. So, if you suffer from chronic pain in the back or neck, finding a way to reduce the stress in your life may help. Worry-Pain Downward Spiral One theory on how stress can affect pain […]

Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

April 10th, 2020 by Lauren

When an injury is the result of an accident or or fall, we may experience pain but we expect it will eventually go away. However, some pain, chronic pain, can come and go with, what feels like, no end in sight. Living with chronic pain can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to […]

Do Supplements Help With Back Pain?

March 6th, 2020 by Lauren

The number of dietary, vitamin and herbal supplements available seems to be constantly growing. Can any of these supplements help with back pain? Possibly. But there are also risks associated with taking supplements. Let’s talk about those first. Supplement Risks Natural Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Just because a supplement comes from a plant doesn’t mean […]

3 Stretches for Lower Back Pain

January 10th, 2020 by Lauren

If you suffer from lower back pain doing some regular stretches can help ease the pain. Here are some simple stretches you can try at home. As with any new stretching or exercise regime, consult your doctor prior to beginning and stop immediately if your pain worsens. Stretches for Lower Back Pain Stretch #1 Kneel […]

Back Pain and Incontinence: Are They Related?

December 19th, 2019 by Lauren

Experiencing back pain and incontinence at the same time could be a sign of a serious condition. Learn more about the two symptoms and how they could be related in the article below. Back Pain and Urinary Incontinence Surprisingly, many patients with incontinence also experience back pain. In fact, researchers in Canada in 2017 decided […]

When you have lower back and hip pain it can be difficult to determine the actual cause or location of the pain. Is it a spine problem? Is it a hip problem? Let’s take a look at some of the different conditions that can cause pain in this area and some methods doctors use to […]

Studying can be a pain in the neck, literally. But you don’t literally have to suffer from back or neck pain while studying.  Here are 7 ways to prevent pain from schoolwork. How to Prevent Neck Pain While Studying 1. Correct Your Posture Did your mother ever say… “don’t slouch” or “sit up straight”. Well, […]

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