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Children With Back Injuries – The Worrying Truth

When you hear of back pain, you ordinarily think of an adult. But that is not the case in today’s world. Kids are experiencing the agony of slipped disks (when a disk presses on a nerve) with athletics coming under fire as the main reason. More kids are getting involved in sports at younger ages [...]

No Bones About It – Help Prevent Back Pain

No Bones About It
Back pain is a leading cause of doctor and hospital visits across the country. 4 out of 5 people are recorded to have back pain every year. Anything that puts pressure on your back can cause pain – even emotional stress has been linked to back pain. The most common causes are [...]

Yoga and Meditation – Avoid Lower Back Pain

Yoga and meditation are considered ideal for curing chronic lower back pain, with multitudes of people following it to stay fit and healthy all over the world. Yoga and meditation are holistic approaches that emphasize on the mind-body-soul connection. A centuries old technique that promotes mental and physical health, Yoga can relieve the body of [...]

How To Diagnose Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common affliction, with millions each year visiting physicians for relief. Not only will they seek relief, they will want a diagnosis. It is not always easy to diagnose lower back pain. Many body structures can cause it. There are muscles, ligaments, and tendons; spinal column bones; joints, discs and nerves. In [...]

Physical Therapy for the Lower Back: How to Prevent and Treat Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common causes of job-related disability and why some people miss work. It is also the second most common neurological ailment in the United States, second only to headache. In fact, approximately 80% of adults in Western countries have, at some point, experienced lower back pain.For some fortunate [...]