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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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