Foot Orthotics and Lower Back Pain

Would you believe it if we told you that simply using shoe inserts could help alleviate your lower back pain?

It’s time to start believing because foot orthotics and lower back pain have a proven link. Research has shown that foot orthotics (shoe inserts) can help manage lower back pain, depending on the cause of the pain.

Ward Off Back Pain With Exercise

We have a lot of family members and patients ask us what they can do to prevent back pain. While it depends on the cause of pain, we generally advise that they can ward off back pain with exercise and proper posture.

Believe it or not, one of the best forms of exercise to help prevent back pain and injury is weight training.

Smoking and Back Pain

The news that smoking is bad for you is hardly groundbreaking. Smoking has been linked to serious diseases like lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease. Did you know that smoking and back pain are also related? That’s right — if you’re a smoker and are experiencing back pain, smoking is probably part of the issue.

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Healthy Habits for Spine Health

Everyday Habits to Prevent Back Injury and Pain

Each morning, we have a routine. It might include starting off with a hot shower or firing up the coffee maker. Our routines continue throughout the day: we take the same route to work, lunch at noon, favorite TV program at 9:00, and then off to bed.

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