Can Lumbar Support Devices Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a general problem that affects every person from athletes and manual laborers to truck drivers and people with desk jobs. Lower back pain can be caused by bad posture, muscle injuries, age-related spinal problems, or in some cases just bad luck. It is debilitating and frustrating and it can be hard to treat. One general remedy is using lumber support devices to take pressure off your spine. This permits the muscle in your back to relax and recover as well. Lumbar … [Read more...]

Learn About Sciatica and the Effectiveness of Physiotherapy

One of the most common reasons why people visit physiotherapists is for the back or hip pain, which is often associated with sciatica. Sciatica refers to leg pain that occurs when the sciatic nerve gets trapped and causes trouble in the lower back, hip, and leg. Since the nerve travels down the lower back from the buttocks to the backside of the legs, the person can feel acute pain and discomfort if something goes wrong there. The frequency of the pain can, however, vary. But it can be enough to … [Read more...]

Crackin’ Fun Facts About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a method of holistic pain management that has grown to popularity within the past few years. This form of treatment uses chiropractic adjustments to manually manipulate the spine back to its natural state, which helps to get your body back into alignment and promotes internal healing. But there is so much more to chiropractic care than simply cracking your spine. The following are some fun facts about this holistic and therapeutic treatment. Chiropractic care started in … [Read more...]

Top Five Neck and Back Pain-Relief Tips for New Parents

As a new parent, you’re probably no stranger to aches and pains, especially in your neck and back. Between lifting your new baby out of their crib, carrying them around on one hip while trying to cook dinner with the other, and falling asleep in a rocking chair during nighttime feedings, pain is practically inevitable. You might not be able to totally avoid the aches and pains that come with new parenthood, but there are lots of things you can do to lessen their severity. Read on for five … [Read more...]

5 Back Pain Mistakes Moms Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Are you in a cycle of rushing around all day and simply popping a couple over the counter pain meds for your aching back? You’re not alone. Between lugging kids, purses, laundry, you name it, the heavy lifting and back strain for moms is all too real. Luckily, there are a handful of bad habits you can change that can help prevent back and neck pain for good: Carrying your purse on the same shoulder In addition to carrying way too much stuff in their purses, women also tend to wear their … [Read more...]

How I Treat My Back Pain Without Medicine + Giveaway (Ends 6/30) #EndAllBackPain

I have been dealing with back pain for about a year now. It's been ever since I have started exercising a little more and getting up and off my feet instead of just sitting on the couch. It stinks. I was recently introduced to the Zero Compression Back Brace - and it has worked wonders! In addition to getting off my feet more the past year, I recently started bartending at our local American Legion to earn a little extra money. I am on my feet much more than before, and my back has been … [Read more...]