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Proper Use Of A Walker

As I continue to struggle with my low back pain, I’ve been considering using a walker to get some exercise.  Honestly, I cannot walk more than a few yards without my back completely locking up.  I’ve noticed that I do better in the grocery store though.  I call it shopping cart therapy.  But since I […]

What About Acupuncture Treatment For Back Pain?

What About Acupuncture Treatment For Back Pain?

In the never-ending quest to end our collective misery, today I’m here to answer the question:  what about acupuncture treatment for back pain?  By the way, my Mom thinks this is the answer to all my problems even though she was only treated with acupuncture for edema (just a few visits) over 25 years ago.  […]

9 For Spine Videos Just Released

9 For Spine Videos Just Released

Exciting news…”9 For Spine” videos just released! I must give two thumbs up to the North American Spine Society (NASS) for the new release of the “9 For Spine” videos. These videos are brief yet informative as well as humorous yet helpful. The full 9 tips are covered in a less than 4 minute video […]

High Heels And Back Pain

High Heels And Back Pain

Talk about a major fashion disaster! High heels and back pain are arch enemies (pun intended).  Oh, I know high heels are super cute and very much in style right now.  I know they’re a must have office attire essential.  I know all the guys think heels are very sexy.  But it’s not cute or sexy to […]

What Is The McKenzie Method For Back Pain?

What Is The McKenzie Method For Back Pain?

Instead of continuing to suffer (maybe not so) silently with back pain, we need to keep searching for solutions.  More importantly, we need to learn about all of the options to determine which will work for each of us since there are no steadfast treatments.  But we need relief, right? So then, let’s answer what […]

Does Walking Help Back Pain?

Does Walking Help Back Pain?

Even though it seems too easy to be an answer to our ongoing battle, I’m so glad you’re asking does walking help with back pain?  In most cases (always check with your medical professional), the answer is yes, of course.  Yet many of us, myself included, tend to keep looking for the latest miracle solution […]

Looking For SI Joint Pain Relief?

Looking For SI Joint Pain Relief?

If you are looking for SI joint pain relief, you’ve come to the right place today.  If you are experiencing SI joint pain today, which is caused by a condition called Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, you are likely very uncomfortable, to say the least, especially when sitting or standing for long periods and when bending.  The […]

7 House Cleaning Tips For Back Pain Victims

7 House Cleaning Tips For Back Pain Victims

If you’re anything like me, you get so exasperated with the effort it takes to get routine tasks done when you suffer from back pain. We seem to have to choose between just doing it and dealing with the flare-up aftermath or living with the frustration of the constant “give it a lick and a […]

Alexander Technique For Back Pain

Alexander Technique For Back Pain

Have you ever considered trying the Alexander Technique for back pain relief? Me either, until now.  It seems to keep being mentioned or incorporated one way or another into the books I’m reviewing for this site or when I’m gathering research for posts.  And I’m certain that some of the various back care doctors I’ve seen […]

Keep Your Back Pain In Check When Traveling

Keep Your Back Pain In Check When Traveling

Ah, the joy (and by that I mean the agony) of taking back pain on vacation with us! There are some easy tricks to help keep your back pain in check when traveling though.  Unfortunately when you suffer from back pain, you have to think about every move you make.  But these simple tips should […]