Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

Gardening is a great way to spend time outside during beautiful summer weather. But if you’ve ever spent hours pulling weeds or planting flowers, you know just how hard it can be on your back, knees, and neck. Here are some quick tips to make sure that you stay pain...
Keeping Your Neck and Back Healthy at Work

Keeping Your Neck and Back Healthy at Work

Sitting at a desk all day may not seem like the most physically demanding task, but doing it day after day for multiple hours on end can actually be pretty hard on the body. In fact, people with desk jobs commonly complain of back and neck soreness that results from...
Stretches to Help Ease Sciatica Pain

Stretches to Help Ease Sciatica Pain

The sciatic nerve starts in the lower back and branches off to run down both legs, ending in the feet. If any sort of pressure is put on the nerve it results in pain referred to as sciatica. When a disc in the spinal column becomes diseased or starts to deteriorate,...
Causes of Lower Back Pain

Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a very common ailment. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, it’s one that affects nearly every person at some point in their life, with the pain ranging from mild to so severe that it’s debilitating. There are a plethora of causes...
Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis and Spinal Pain Treatment

Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis and Spinal Pain Treatment

The term “spinal stenosis” is used to describe a condition in which the spinal canal becomes narrowed. This condition causes pressure on the spinal cord, as well as on the nerves that affect the legs and arms. It typically manifests in the neck (cervical) and in the...
Yoga Poses to Help with Back Pain

Yoga Poses to Help with Back Pain

Performing these simple yoga poses to help with common nagging back pain you may have. Stretching slowly and deliberately using non impact moves can help strengthen muscles around damaged or sore vertebrae and provide welcome relief to constant pain. If you have back...