Category Archives: Low Back Health

Posts con­cern­ing the pre­ven­tion and treat­ment of low back pain, help­ing low­er back pain, disc prob­lems, sci­at­i­ca, pinched nerves of the low back, and using a chi­ro­prac­tor for low back pain.

How to Choose the Right Chiropractor

Find­ing the right doc­tor of chi­ro­prac­tic to help you improve your health can be a daunt­ing expe­ri­ence. Dr. Lavine offers some sam­ple ques­tions you can use in inter­view­ing your poten­tial chi­ro­prac­tor. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Five Steps to Take When Back Pain Strikes

When back pain strikes, you’ll know some sim­ple steps to help you get out of pain quick­ly. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Self-Care of the Low Back and a Pioneering New Zealand Physiotherapist

Dis­cov­er some tips for tak­ing care of your low back based on the work of Robin McKen­zie, the pio­neer­ing New Zealand phys­io­ther­a­pist. Fol­low­ing his guide­lines, it’s like­ly you can find a favor­able posi­tion to release your low back and alle­vi­ate pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Disc Damage Can Be Reversed — Here’s Proof

One inno­v­a­tive method to help with the treat­ment of her­ni­at­ed discs is non-sur­gi­cal lum­bar decom­pres­sion with the DRX-9000. Learn more. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Helping Lower Back Pain from Standing

Do you expe­ri­ence “Muse­um Goers’ Syn­drome?” That’s when your low back aches if you’ve been stand­ing too long. Dis­cov­er the rea­sons your low back hurts from stand­ing and what you can do about it. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Fight Back Pain

Evi­dence is grow­ing that the foods we eat can pre­dis­pose us to pain and inflam­ma­tion. Dis­cov­er the foods to eat to fight back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Little-Known Ergonomic Strategy to Protect Your Back

A sim­ple shift in the angle of your chair can pay off with a major reduc­tion of low back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Depression and Back Pain

Peo­ple grap­pling with chron­ic back pain often get depressed. But it works the oth­er way around, too — if you’re depressed you can give your­self a good case of back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sit-ups, Curl-ups and Crunches Make Your Back Worse

Don’t waste your time with sit-ups, curl-ups and crunch­es. These exer­cis­es don’t give you the abdom­i­nal results you want and do more harm than good. Read on to learn what the health­i­er alter­na­tives are. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Comfrey Root — Apply it to Your Back

Maybe my grand­ma tried it back in the day, but it nev­er occurred to me to use an oint­ment made from com­frey root to help peo­ple with back pain till I read about this study from the British Jour­nal of Sports Med­i­cine. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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