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Posts Tagged ‘back pain’

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 Reasons Skiing May Lead to Back Pain

February 8th, 2020 by Lauren

Winters are cold in upstate New York. Without a winter hobby, they can also be terribly long. While skiing is a popular winter sport, some find that they have more back pain after skiing. Why? Back pain from skiing is often considered an overuse injury. What’s an Overuse Injury? An overuse injury is an injury […]

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 […]

How Your Shoe Choice Can Affect Your Back

November 25th, 2019 by Lauren

Some of the choices we make every day affect how our body feels. One example of this is our choice in footwear.  Believe it or not, your shoe choice can affect your back and any back pain you may experience. Let’s take a look at some shoes that can exacerbate your back pain and others […]

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, […]

Back Pain in Children

August 15th, 2019 by Lauren

In many ways back pain in children is similar to back pain in adults. However, there are a few conditions which children and teenagers are may be more susceptible to. In this article we’ll discuss those as well as signs there may be a more serious problem. Back Pain in Children vs. Adults Causes for […]

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