When an episode of back pain strikes, or when living with ongoing back pain (and sciatica, or leg pain) the pain can be so severe that it feels like a medical emergency. But how does one know when it...
Strengthening the core of the body through proper conditioning can be very important for avoiding back pain. This can present some challenges if you already suffer from back pain because you want to ...
Although people suffering back pain know the spine is most important in maintaining and managing their pain, they are unclear about how important it is. A strong spine and back muscles that contribut...
Manage back pain while you are experiencing it! What an idea! Researchers have been studying the efficacy of doing stretching and light exercise during back pain as an effective way to manage it. T...
Back pain is very common, with some estimates as high as 80% of Americans suffering with back pain at some time in their lives. Back pain causes many thousands of hours of missed work and is the sour...
How do you know when your back pain is due to strained muscles or overwork and when it is more serious? One usually learns that back pain is chronic if the pain lasts for more than six weeks and does...
Since osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are two major causes of back and body pain, it is helpful to be familiar with different management and prevention techniques.Osteoporosis is a major health threat...
The term sciatica refers to pain experience from irritation of the sciatic nerve. Whilst this can often be caused by a trapped sciatic nerve, it can also be caused by compression.Symptoms are usually...
What is Sciatica?The longest nerve in your body, the sciatic nerve runs from your pelvis through your hip area and buttocks and down each leg. It divides into the tibial and peroneal nerves at the ...
Do you have back pain? Don't despair. Whether it is sudden or creeps up on you gradually back pain and sciatica can be one of the most distressing, painful and isolating events. I understand. It can...