Relax Back Pain Away

Relax Back Pain Away

Stress, tension, even anxiety and back pain fight us in a vicious circle.  Not only can the stressors cause the back pain but then, in turn, being in chronic pain aggravates the stressors which causes more discomfort.  Around and around it goes.  Thankfully, there are some simple techniques that may be helpful to relax back […]

What To Know About Herniated Discs

What To Know About Herniated Discs

Let me start this post off with my personal history and why I became determined to discover what to know about herniated discs.  About two and half years ago, I couldn’t get up off the couch when I needed to leave for work.  I was diagnosed with L4 and L5 herniations.  Although improved, I’m still […]

End Back Pain Forever Book Review

End Back Pain Forever Book Review

The Basics Claims:  1) To be a revolutionary guide that covers the many causes of back pain and provide the necessary steps to eliminate it.  2) To demonstrate how current treatments and tests are ineffective. 3) To provide 21 exercises that are easy to do and will heal your suffering forever. Full Title: End Back Pain […]

Water Exercises For Back Pain

Water Exercises For Back Pain

Now that summer is coming (well, it’s already here in Arizona if you ask me), it’s the perfect time to encourage you to try water exercises for back pain this year.  Or at least refresh your memory if you’ve been brilliant enough to use the healing benefits of aquatic exercise previously.  Pools are easy to […]

The Back Bible Book Review

The Back Bible Book Review

 The Basics Claims:  1) To be the most complete and current resource for acute and chronic back pain issues. 2) To provide proven and practical treatment approaches. 3) To provide advice on both modern and traditional treatment methods. Full Title:  The Back Bible: Banish Back Pain Naturally Author:  Dr. Jenny Sutcliffe The Review Of course […]

Prevent Back Pain From Sitting Too Long

Prevent Back Pain From Sitting Too Long

Is your back just killing you after you’ve been sitting for a while?  If you answered yes, then you probably work a desk job like most of us. The problem of back pain when sitting is very basic but can be a nagging annoyance for just about anyone. It can be the primary culprit of […]

Recommended Back Pain Massagers

Recommended Back Pain Massagers

Types of At Home Massagers Needless to say, there are many choices out there in the world of self-care massagers. There are massage mats, racks and even balls that you can simply roll around on. Hand-held devices, electric or manual, are often times easier to use if you have a helper. Many trigger point massagers […]

Featured Walking Canes

Featured Walking Canes

How To Choose A Cane When choosing the right cane to help with balance and mobility issues related to back pain, there’s really only a few things to consider. The most important thing you’ll need to know is how much actual support, if any (assuming you would be using it for back pain walking assistance), […]

Best Heat And Cold Therapy Products

Best Heat And Cold Therapy Products

Quick Tips: Using Heat For Back Pain -Best for chronic or reoccurring back pain episodes. – Use to increase blood flow and relax muscles. – Heat therapy can be applied in 20-30 minute intervals or longer for more intense back pain but do not fall asleep during applications. – Never place local heat therapy directly […]

Most Helpful Back Pain Gadgets

Most Helpful Back Pain Gadgets

Many of our natural movements like bending, crouching, stooping, reaching and twisting can all wreak havoc on our backs. Improper support while sleeping or for our foot arches have also been blamed for chronic back pain. Carrying heavy purses, cases or bags and not using backpacks properly can be culprits of backache woes as well. […]