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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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Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

| October 14, 2014

When back pain is caused by a spinal disc problem, the source of the pain is either from a nerve being irritated by a protruding disc, or it is from the disc space itself. Differentiating between the two can cause confusion among patients, as doctors may use different terms to identify the source of pain. […]

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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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Nutrients For Back Pain

Nutrients For Back Pain

| September 30, 2014

Tips for preventing and managing back pain Back pain is extremely common. Most adults experience at least one episode of back pain in their life. Some people recover fully, however others are left in chronic pain, or recurring pain. This can make day to day activities incredibly painful or impossible, and can be a cause […]

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