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Low Back Pain in the Elderly

10 Tips to Relieve Back Pain at Home

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Home. The one place where you can relax, unwind, and generally take it easy. Except when you’ve got back pain; then home feels a lot less hospitable. Fortunately, with the right modifications, you can turn your home into a place for back pain relief.  Here are ten tips to get started: 1  Stand more – standing [...]

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Managing Chronic Back Pain During Sleep

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Nighttime might be the worst time if you suffer from chronic back pain. Sleep disruptions interfere with everything, even lowering your ability to tolerate back pain during the day. Losing sleep is what drives millions of Americans to seek products for back pain every year. Oddly enough, sometimes people blame their back pain on sleeping (“I woke up with a back ache!”). [...]

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Managing Chronic Back Pain While at Work

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According to the American Chiropractic Association, 50% of all workers suffer back pain symptoms every year. Worldwide, lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability. Most people who experience chronic back pain will eventually have to return to work. The good news is that more companies are taking proactive steps to make sure their employees protect [...]

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Managing Symptoms of Sciatica

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Sciatica (sciatic neuritis) is the term used for radiating pain that originates in the sciatic nerve. It’s the result of a pinched nerve. At this time, there is no instant fix for sciatica. Which means healing from sciatica, is really managing the symptoms. Sometimes, in medical terminology, “managing” carries a negative connotation, unlike “cure.” But sound management, [...]

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Better Posture for Less Back Pain

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Stand up straight. Don’t slouch. No doubt you’ve heard this before. Your mother, your grandmother and a host of others have probably said this or something similar your whole life. Not only does having good posture make you look taller, leaner, and more confident it’s actually good for your health.  Working on standing up straight, [...]

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Your Morning Routine & Back Pain

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Simple daily tasks are made harder with back pain. Take your morning routine for example. Showering, dressing and getting ready in the morning can take twice as long when you’re struggling to get through the pain. What if there was a way to make it easier? If you have leg pain you can sit and [...]

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Recovering from a Herniated Disc

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What’s the best way to recover from a herniated disc? C-A-R-E-F-U-L-L-Y. That’s because a herniated disc can lead to a host of other health problems. Therefore, you want to err on the side of caution, carefully choosing the right back pain support products.  For some people, the herniated disc will heal on its own. The timetable for [...]

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Understanding Sciatica Pain

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The first time sciatica hits is unforgettable. In severe cases, sufferers have described the pain as “unbearable,” and “like bolts of lightning shooting down the back, legs, and feet.” So what exactly is sciatica? According to the Cleveland Clinic, sciatica (sciatic neuritis) is a symptom of a pinched nerve. Or, put another way, a pinched [...]