Category: Orthopedics

Top Tips To Beat Back Pain

Top Tips To Beat Back Pain

| June 26, 2015

Many people are wary of taking prescription pain medicine to alleviate back pain, and seek relief through over-the-counter medication and physical therapy. However, there are a few other tools one can utilize to be rid of back pain. Check out the tips below, as compiled by the Harvard Medical School Health Publications. At this moment, […]

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Back Pain In Men: A Closer Look

Back Pain In Men: A Closer Look

| June 17, 2015

A new study by the British Chiropractic Association reveals that men are experiencing back pain at an earlier age than ever before. Despite our best efforts to make modern life safer and more enjoyable, it appears there’s no fighting Mother Nature. In conducting a study of 2,127 UK adults, The British Chiropractic Association found that […]

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How Personality Is Linked To Back Pain

How Personality Is Linked To Back Pain

| May 21, 2015

According to a new study, there is a fascinating correlation between levels of anxiety and defensiveness in patients exhibiting chronic back pain. Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University in England separated 70 participants into one of 4 groups based on personality type: defensive high-anxious (DHA), high-anxious (HA), repressors (REP), or low-anxious (LA). Differences between the groups […]

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The Hidden Pain In Your Golf Game

The Hidden Pain In Your Golf Game

| May 13, 2015

Back pain is all too common in the game of golf, and sometimes the source can be difficult to find and address. The sacroiliac joint (SI joint)—the spot where the spine connects with the pelvis—is estimated to be the culprit in roughly 30 percent of back-pain cases. That estimate might be even higher for golfers […]

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