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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