Five Ways Motion Can Cause Lower Back Pain

Five Ways Motion Can Cause Lower Back Pain

You may be thinking, “How can motion cause lower back pain? Weren’t humans designed to be in motion?” Yes, humans are meant to be active. But like all well-built machines, sometimes normal use leads to wear and tear.

We’re not, by any means, telling you that in order to be free of lower back pain you must remain motionless.

Avoid Holiday Back Pain

Avoid Holiday Back Pain

The holidays are upon us. It’s time to welcome cozy nights filled with friends, family, and plenty of joy. What everyone is hoping not to welcome is holiday back pain. When you think about it, the holidays are a prime time for people to experience back pain.

The holidays knock most people out of their daily routine,

Gift Ideas for a Healthy Back

Gift Ideas for a Healthy Back

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time for food, family, fun, and gifts! Though gift-giving is not the only way to show you care, why not give your friends a healthy gift this year? If you know someone who has been experiencing back pain or would like ideas to help relieve your own back pain,

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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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Technology: A Real Pain in the Neck

The possible culprit of your neck pain: your phone

Remember the first time you ever heard of someone getting carpal tunnel syndrome? We’re sure you were surprised to learn that they got it from typing! It was a rarely heard-of affliction mostly due to the insurgence of computers into our daily lives.

Tee Up For A Pain-Free Golf Season

Golf is an excellent form of low impact aerobic exercise, especially if you walk the course as opposed to using a golf cart. But did you know that golf and lower back pain have an undeniable link?

Lower back pain is by far the most common ailment of golfers, regardless of their age.

Pregnancy Back Pain

Pregnancy back pain is incredibly common – half of all pregnancies are complicated by back pain. Of those, 10% of pregnancies are complicated by back pain so severe that it interferes with the ability to complete daily activities.

It’s a well-known fact that the body goes through many changes during pregnancy, but back pain should not be accepted as a natural part of pregnancy.

Office Spine Health 101: Office Stretches

One of the easiest ways to prevent back pain is to get up and move every hour. Set a reminder on your phone or computer and walk around the office or stretch at least once an hour. You can even try to implement one of the following office stretches and exercises.

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Office Stretches

Our favorite office stretch is the reverse arch stretch.

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