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  • Don't be a Victim of Back and Neck Pain  By : Venus Enock
    A strong and healthy spine is something that every person needs; yet many take for granted. Virtually every movement we make, every moment of the day, involves the use of the neck and back. So, when neck and back pain strikes, it can literally affect everything we do.
  • Can Chiropractor Helps In Back Pain?  By : Dr Tony AP Joseph
    Regular doctor and modern medicine has their limitation and there are some diseases and pains that cannot be cured using such modern method.
  • Understanding Lower Back Pain And What You Can Do About It  By : Fred Farah
    If you have had the unfortunate event of dealing with lower back pain, you are not alone. Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people take a trip to their physician, and there is no signs of it letting up. What is troubling is that not everything is under your control when it comes to
  • New Relief for Lower Back Pain  By : Ambrose Hutson
    Chronic, nagging lower back pain. There is nothing worse. Back pain causes sleepless nights, lost hours at work and even disability four out of every five American adults. With stakes this high, chances are pretty good that you will suffer with lower back pain in your lifetime.
  • Exercises for bulging discs  By : Robert Langard
    With most back injuries rest is usually all that is required for your back to start to feel better. Resting in a comfortable position on a firm mattress will help to take the pressure off of your spine and the muscles around it.
  • Why Find A Good Chiropractor Doctor?  By : Dr Tony AP Joseph
    Are you suffering from serious back pains? What are you waiting for? Go find yourself a good chiropractor doctor to treat your back. Do not wait any longer.
  • Bulging lumbar disc  By : Robert Langard
    Being fairly common in both young adults and older people, bulging disc can affect just about anyone. Most times they are not a cause for panic and are often discovered by accident while having another medical problem examined.
  • Why Do You Need To Find A Good Chiropractor Doctor?  By : Dr Tony AP Joseph
    Are you suffering from serious back pains? What are you waiting for? Go find yourself a good chiropractor doctor to treat your back. Do not wait any longer.
  • Bulging disc treatments  By : Robert Langard
    A bulging disc is not a cause for panic as they are fairly common in both younger and older people. A bugling or protruding disc is usually see at high rates on MRIs in patients that suffer with back pain and are also found in patients that are not suffering from back pain.
  • Bulging disc symptoms  By : Robert Langard
    There are two main types of low back pain, mechanical type pain and compressive type pain. The result of inflammation caused by irritation or injury to the disc, the facet joints, the ligaments or the muscles of the back is mechanical type back pain.
  • Bulging disc information  By : Robert Langard
    A lot of people look at a herniated disc and a bulging disc as two in the same. This really is not very accurate although both conditions may cause some of the same painful symptoms.
  • Relieving Leg and Back Pain  By : Myron Huett
    When you're suffering from leg and back pain, you have just one thing on your mind: pain relief. Sometimes, the first step to relieving the pain is in understanding the pain itself.
  • Alternative To Back Pain  By : Jeff Foster..
    Back pain was not just discovered during modern times. As you might imagine pains in the back have been occurring since we began walking upright. Many times back pain begins with the simple movement of the back at an odd angle.
  • Best Spine Surgeons  By : Robert Langard
    Unfortunately the process of finding a spine surgeon is still fairly archaic. Because there is no real data base on who is a good spine surgeon or who isn�t, you are going to have to trust that your physician is referring you to the best spine surgeon possible.
  • Sciatica Treatment  By : Robert Langard
    In most people, self care measures is usually recommended a sciatica treatment as this usually responds well. Continuing with your usual activities....
  • Information on Back Doctors  By : Robert Langard
    Managing your back pain can be difficult for many people. Along with general practitioners, there are many back doctors that have devoted the time to correcting more specific types of back and neck pain.
  • Arthritic Back Pain Treatment  By : Jeff Foster..
    Arthritis affects the joints. Arthritis can affect the joints in all parts of the body, including the back. Arthritis is inflammation of the joints that causes swelling and pain.
  • Sciatica Symptoms  By : Robert Langard
    Pain is the most common symptom from sciatica. Often only affecting one side of the lower body, Sciatica pain extends from the lower back, through the lower back of the thigh...
  • Exercises For Sciatica  By : Robert Langard
    Before we look at a few exercises for sciatica it is important to understand what sciatica is. Often misused and not clearly defined, sciatica is not a diagnosis in itself but in actuality sciatica is a set of symptoms.
  • Sciatica Home Treatment  By : Robert Langard
    When looking into some sciatica home treatments to remedy sciatica problems I could just barely stomach some of concoctions that i found listed around the web.
  • Information on Sciatica  By : Robert Langard
    So you have been diagnosed with sciatica and even though your doctor explained to you about the condition, you have come looking for a bit more information on sciatica.
  • Back Pain starts with Poor Posture!  By : Steven Hefferon � owner of
    Your posture is the result of your Habits, Pattern, Positions and the things you do everyday. It�s important to take a proactive approach to prevent any further progression of your condition.
  • Lower Back Pain Treatment, what can help  By : Gerry Jones
    Most Lower back pain will not require surgery. Most treatments involve reduction of the inflammation, restoring proper function and strength to the back....
  • What Conditions Are Associated With Lower Back Pain  By : Gerry Jones
    There are a wide variety of conditions that may influence or cause lower back pain...
  • A Look At Back Pain Surgery  By : Gerry Jones
    When all other forms of treatment have failed and you have no other route to take to alleviate the your back pain, it is time to consider back surgery. Although considered an elective form of surgery and very rarely classified as necessary most health insurance plans will....
  • Sports Injuries & Low Back Pain: How to Eliminate Back Pain Fast & Start Playing Sports Again  By : Robert Duvall
    About 80 per cent of the world's residents suffer from lower back pain at one time or another. And unlike popular belief an athletic lifestyle offers no warranty against the problem. Improper weight training or sporting activities technically actually increases the load on one's back and may cause pain.
  • What is Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction?  By : By Dr. Robert V. Duvall, DPT, MPT, ATC, MGFI
    The S-I joint is one of the most misunderstood areas of human body. Contrary to disc injuries, which can be evaluated using many types of diagnostic tools, examining S-I joints has proved to be quite unreliable. Most medical professionals do not acknowledge it as a source of pain & dysfunction. So patients leave a medical office with an incomplete evaluation & often, an inaccurate diagnosis. What To Do!
  • Have You Been Told That One Leg is Longer Than The Other?  By : Dr. Robert Duvall
    Remember as children hearing from our elders to �sit up straight�. Little did they know that we physically could not do what they wanted us to do, for whatever reasons. Over time, these minor malformations continued to persist & even in some cases worsened as we grew older. The purpose of this article is to provide you with some basic information regarding your body.
  • Diagnosed With a Herniated Disc? What To Do Next�  By : Dr. Robert Duvall
    You�ve probably heard people say they have a "slipped" or "ruptured" disc in the back. Sometimes they complain that their back �went out�. What they�re most likely describing is a herniated disc. This condition is a common source of back & leg pain.
  • Diagnosed With a Herniated Disc? Get the facts on what really causes it and how to get relief  By : Dr. Robert Duvall, DPT, ATC
    You�ve probably heard people say they have a "slipped" or "ruptured" disc in the back. Sometimes they complain that their back �went out�. What they�re most likely describing is a herniated disc. This condition is a common source of back and leg pain.
  • Back Pain Treatments Reviewed  By : Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA
    Back pain affects millions of people every year. Unfortunately, many people suffer unnecessarily & one of the reasons is lack of information. The purpose of this article is to educate everyone about the treatments available for back pain.
  • 3 Common Back Pain Questions Answered  By : Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA
    Millions of people struggle with back pain & fail to get lasting relief & the primary reason is a lack of knowledge & understanding about back pain. The purpose of this article is to educate & inform anyone suffering from back pain.
  • Pregnancy and Lower Back Pain: What To Do!  By : Dr. Tomas Sullivan
    Joy of pregnancy is one of life�s greatest pleasures. Unfortunately however, for many women the later months of pregnancy can prove to be quite challenging. One common problem they face is lower back pain. What To Do!
  • Low Back Pain & Pregnancy: How to Have a Pain-Free Back During & After Pregnancy  By : Robert Duvall
    Four million women will successfully give birth this year � and that�s just in the United States. The bad news is that two out of every three women will suffer from lower back pain and herniated discs by the 36th week of pregnancy.
  • Back Pain, Joint Pain, Knee Pain, Arthritis and a Host of Other Pain Ailments You Never Have To Suffer  By : Jane OBrien
    Pain and Pain Relief is of utmost concern for most of us that are in constant pain.

  • Surgery for Back Pain  By :
    While the majority of treatment for lower back pain is non-surgical, there are some conditions for which surgery is appropriate. As well, in some rare cases, surgery can be used to treat chronic back pain for which other treatments have failed. Below we list some common conditions that may be treated surgically, and describe the treatments used.
  • Alternative Therapy for Back Pain  By :
    There are a wide variety of alternative treatments for back pain. Most of the studies of these therapies have proved inconclusive. Some people will claim certain treatments will cure anything, especially if they have a financial interest in it. However, many people have obtained benefits from the treatments described below.

  • Massage Therapy and Back Pain  By :
    A registered massage therapist is a trained in the assessment and diagnosis of injuries of the soft tissue and joints of the body. They use a blend of modern science and ancient philosophies to treat many conditions. A massage therapist has many potential treatments at their disposal.

    Massage therapy is becoming more widely accepted in the medical community as a credible treatment for many types of back pain. Studies have shown that massage therapy can benefit back pain sufferers by increasing blood flow and circulation, decreasing tension in the muscles, reducing pain caused by tight muscles and even improving sleep. Massage therapy can provide relief for many common conditions that cause back pain, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, sports injuries and various other soft tissue sprains and strains.
  • Chiropractors and Back Pain  By :
    Chiropractors treat health problems that are associated with the body�s muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems, especially the spine. The science of chiropractic is mainly based around spinal manipulation. With manipulation, a practitioner will use their hands to mobilize, adjust, massage, or stimulate the spine or surrounding tissues. The purpose of spinal manipulation is to restore joint mobility by applying a controlled force into joints that have become restricted in their movement.
  • Exercising and Back Pain  By :
    Exercising is of great benefit both to someone suffering from back pain and for anyone hoping to avoid it in the future. If you are suffering from acute back pain, exercising may not be possible or even a good idea.

  • Back Pain and Arthritis of the Spine  By :
    Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. There are more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that are types of arthritis. They affect joints, the tissues which surround the joints and other connective tissue. Arthritis is characterized by pain and stiffness in and around one or more joints. There are three main types of arthritis that affect the spine. They are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankolyzing spondylitis.

  • Risk Factors for Back Pain  By :
    It is estimated that 80% of all Americans will experience back pain in their lives. This means that it is likely you will suffer from back pain eventually. There are several risk factors that can contribute to the frequency and intensity back pain episodes. By being aware of them, you can modify your behavior to reduce your risk of suffering from back pain.
  • How to Prevent Back Pain  By :
    Simple lower back pain can be caused by straining the muscles, tendon or ligaments of the lower back. Often this is a result of heavy or awkward activity, especially if you are unused to it. Here are some tips to help prevent you from injuring your back, and becoming one of the millions of Americans who suffer from lower back pain.
  • Diagnosing Lower Back Pain  By :
    Back pain will inhibit millions of Americans this year, and for some, the pain can be excruciating. Back pain can be caused by a large number of injuries or conditions, thus making a proper diagnosis both difficult and critical. Back pain that occurs with other symptoms like fever and chills, severe abdominal pain or bladder and bowel problems can be an indication of a serious medical condition, and should be evaluated by your doctor immediately.

  • Living with Back Pain  By :
    Back pain may be relieved with a variety of techniques. For most common occurrences of back pain, a regiment of rest, hot and cold compresses, exercise and therapy, as well as various pain medications can be used to reduce the pain and provide a level of comfort.

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