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 […]

Digital Spine Analysis

Digital Spine Analysis

In recent news is the use of a spine function test called Digital Spine Analysis (DSA) at the Qi Spine Clinic in India.  The diagnostic test generates a graph that may assist in developing individualized treatments plans.  At the very least, some attempt is being made to help measure back pain in patients as MRI’s and […]

The End Of Back Pain Book Review

The End Of Back Pain Book Review

The Claims 1) To provide innovative strengthening exercises that focus on the hidden core muscles.  2) To clearly show the importance of healing both the brain and spine to achieve optimum results. 3) To be a treatment program designed to relieve and manage back pain. The Basics Full Title: The End of Back Pain: Access […]

TENS Therapy For Back Pain

TENS Therapy For Back Pain

It should come as no surprise that TENS therapy for back pain will work for some and not for others even with the same condition.  It’s just yet another option for us to experiment with and see how we feel.  Like most alternative treatments for our struggle, there is not conclusive evidence that TENS works […]

Spinal Stenosis Definition

Spinal Stenosis Definition

Although this is not one of my back pain dilemmas (yet), I know many of you out there might be looking for a spinal stenosis definition including causes and treatment options.  Well, I would be happy to help.  After researching for this post, I’m convinced that I am headed in the right direction to know […]

Do Chiropractors Really Help

Do Chiropractors Really Help

Everyone whose ever been faced with back aches and pains has asked:  do chiropractors really help?  While the answer will vary from person to person, as a patient I have had positive experience with chiropractic care.   And I have met many others along the way who have tried chiropractic treatment as well.  It seems like either […]

Back Pain Creams

Back Pain Creams

Can we get a few more choices of back pain creams, please?  Of course, I’m kidding.  There’s plenty to choose from but many of us just stare at the drug store shelves wondering what is the difference.  So I thought an overview of how these creams differ might help you find the one that’s right for you. Such […]

What Is Back Strain

What Is Back Strain

In my quest to help all of us understand and end back pain, today I’ll answer the question:  what is back strain?  Simply put, it is a pulled muscle.  But don’t let the straightforward explanation fool you.  It is, by far, one of the most common cause of back pain and can be severe and limiting […]