Category: Exercise

Low Back Pain In High School Athletes

Low Back Pain In High School Athletes

| November 18, 2014

Most adults at some point throughout their life will develop low back pain. In fact, the chance is fairly high with most studies putting the likelihood at 80 percent. The incidence of low back pain in adolescents has been estimated to be in the range of 15 to 20 percent. This rate increases depending on […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Exercise-Related Back Pain

3 Ways to Prevent Exercise-Related Back Pain

| November 4, 2014

You may expect to feel the effects of walking or running in your feet, knees, or shins, but when your back and shoulders hurt at the end of the day, it might not occur to you that exercise could be to blame. Unfortunately, though, the impact from running or walking can affect you all the […]

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Relieving Upper Back Pain

Relieving Upper Back Pain

| October 21, 2014

The hot spot: Upper back The problem: We’re all trying to decrease the amount of time we spend in our seats. Few desks are optimally configured for standing while working with the top of the screen at or below eye level, leaving many standers hunched over with back pain. “For every inch your head inclines […]

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Gentle Yoga Poses Therapeutic For Back Pain

Gentle Yoga Poses Therapeutic For Back Pain

| October 7, 2014

Everyone knows that yoga is good for stretching and relaxing and even spiritual practice, but research is now showing that it can also be good for pain — especially those nagging pains that traditional medicine can’t seem to deal with. Chronic low-back pain is often the bane of doctors, who have few effective treatments for […]

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