Back Pain Treatment

What To Do For Low Back Pain

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If you’re wondering what to do for low back pain, read on. About 80% of adults experience low back pain in their lifetime. It’s the leading cause of job-related disability and missed work days. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 25% of adults have had a recent episode of low back pain. […]

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Chronic Pain And Whiplash

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 Chronic Pain And Whiplash   Whiplash is a sprain and strain injury. Most sprains and strains usually take six weeks to recover, as long as the patient receives proper care, which may include self-management strategies. However, something is different about a whiplash associated disorders injury in that many patients do not recover. At the Whiplash […]

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The Knee Cap And Knee Pain

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 The Knee Cap And Knee Pain   How can you tell if your knee pain is caused by a problem in your knee cap? The knee can be divided into four compartments—the front, inside, back, and outside. These compartments intimately interact with each other. The compartment located in the front of the knee includes the […]

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Pregnancy And Low Back Pain

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 Pregnancy And Low Back Pain   It’s not uncommon for pregnant women to suffer from back pain. Did you know that between 50% of all pregnant women suffer from back pain and that 50-75% experience back pain during labor? There are MANY reasons why back pain becomes an issue for women during their pregnancy. The […]

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Back Pain Exercises At Home

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 What Many Back Pain Sufferers Can Do At Home   If you have low back pain or sciatica, and you’re wondering what back pain exercises you can do at home, read on. For some of us, low back pain or sciatica is a daily issue. Through education and research, researchers have found that low back-specific […]