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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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News Flash: Chiropractic Saves You Money

A large study by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee showed that patients who saw a chiropractor for low back pain saved 40% as compared to those who saw a medical doctor first. 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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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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A Hidden Source of Low Back Pain

You can’t usually find the source of low back pain on an Xray or MRI. That’s because your connective tissues – a primary culprit in low back pain – don’t show up on these imaging tests. But don’t despair – you can still fix the problem. Continue reading

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Low Back Pain, Section 1

Here’s what I wish each of my patients – and all low back pain patients everywhere – understood about low back pain. Continue reading

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