Maintaining correct posture can do wonders in preventing and relieving back pain. We’ve already discussed achieving excellent posture while standing, and now it’s time to address sitting posture. Let’s delve into the art of sitting with proper posture.
As September draws near and anticipation for Husker football grows, numerous dedicated fans are preparing for hours spent on bleachers. However, this extended seating often accompanies the discomfort of bleacher back pain. Anyone who has endured a 2-3 hour sporting event knows that bleachers were not designed for comfort. Crafted from rigid plastic or metal,
As we inch closer to the school year and before you complete all of your back-to-school shopping, we urge you to consider the following safe backpack practices. More overuse spine injuries have been diagnosed in children and teens in the past few years. Many people in the spine health community believe that some of these injuries may be the result of using backpacks incorrectly.
When the summer heat becomes too intense, working out indoors offers a refreshing alternative to outdoor activities. Not only does it help you stay cool, but it also provides an opportunity to focus on exercises that promote back and spine health. Beat the heat with these indoor workouts while giving your back and spine the attention they deserve.
While neck pain is common, it’s important to know the symptoms and what the potential causes of neck pain are.
We know you can still hear it like it was just yesterday – your mom advising (not nagging) you to do certain things while you were growing up. If you don’t eat your vegetables, no dessert! No coffee – it will stunt your growth. If you keep making that face, it will get frozen like that.
There is so much misinformation circulating about spine health and back pain that we decided to create a spine health quiz. Try to guess whether the statements below are true or false before continuing to read for the answer.
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. In fact,
When you were younger, did your parents or teachers urge you to drink your milk for strong bones? They weren’t wrong in doing so! Milk is an excellent source of calcium, with an 8-ounce serving containing about 300 milligrams.
We’ve noticed a trend in all of our most recent blogs; we keep urging you to remain active and add some workouts to your daily routine. While that’s easy for us to say, sometimes it’s hard for those of you suffering from back pain to know which exercises are safe for you to perform.