Spinal Decompression Relief

April 29th, 2013 Posted in Treatment

  Spinal decompression relief can provide substantial relief to those suffering from chronic neck problems and back pain according to this article. This is a procedure worth trying before going for invasive treatment, as suggested by doctors. The procedure of spinal decompression involves stretching the spinal cord to allow the pressure on the pinched nerves to be relieved. The system is monitored by a computer-controlled module, which is fed with different programs for different types of lumbar and cervical conditions. By putting in additional information, the system can be tailor-made for the patient.     Spinal Decompression Relief   The fourth day of deer hunting season last fall was good to Don Vinduska of Lincolnville and his hunting partners.   “For some reason, everybody shot a deer that evening,” Vinduska   Read more…


Sex And Back Pain

April 25th, 2013 Posted in Prevention

  What if you can make your sexual life more pleasant by understanding that there are ways to tackle sex and back pain through finding the compatible positions that will allow you to satisfy your partner, and at the same time prevent any recurrence of the back pain affecting you. According to this article, just do some Pilates or Yoga before sex to prevent any neoromusculoskeletal impairment. Trying different sexual positions can be important in avoiding pain while love making. Take a hot shower, massage, engage in foreplay or other means of having sex. You can also treat your partner to a soapy bath and give attention to other forms of intimacy if the back soreness is so unbearable.     Sex And Back Pain   Talk about it     Read more…


Pain Relief With Acupuncture

April 23rd, 2013 Posted in Treatment

  A new study into the effects of Acupuncture has revealed that there can be hardly any better ways of curing arthritis, migraines and chronic pains in the body than acupuncture. Firm evidence has been established in supporting acupuncture as an effective treatment for neck and shoulder pain, osteoarthritis and other chronic pain according to this article. You can get substantial pain relief with acupuncture, which has long been proven through the ages. Questions have always remained about the efficacy of this ancient method of treatment. Recently, after deeply analyzing the previous findings and collecting raw data, reliable conclusions have been reached regarding how this treatment actually works.     Pain Relief With Acupuncture   A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the treatment   Read more…


Pilates For Pain Relief

April 20th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  One of the best ways to prevent lower back problems is to strengthen the core muscles so that the lower back muscles do not have to be stressed for bearing the weight of the body. Pilates for pain relief involve building the deep abdominal muscles to become strong enough to withstand to any pressure of the body according to this article.   You can strengthen your back muscles through carrying out a bridging exercise and adding a heel lift to make the legs stronger. Shoulders, ribs, hips, and knees should all be in a straight line on a diagonal slope at the ultimate position of the bridge exercise. This will flex your calf muscles, butt and thighs, which is necessary to avoid pain.     Pilates For Pain Relief   Read more…


Radio Frequency Ablation For Back Pain

April 15th, 2013 Posted in Treatment

  This article suggests that Radio Frequency Ablation for back pain can work wonders as it has with someone who was incapacitated following a car crash. When physical therapy is sometimes incapable of diminishing the acute pain in the lower spine and all non-interventional options are exhausted, then Radio Frequency Ablation can work miracles. The whole process is aimed at burning the areas, which are near the nerve to be compressed with an insulated cannula needle that is heated up to be bearable.     Radio Frequency Ablation For Back Pain To see him today, you would never guess Mike MacDonald was incapacitated following a car crash a year ago.   “The worst thing was just trying to tie my shoes in the morning and getting dressed. It was horrible,”   Read more…


Spinal Fusion Surgery As Lower Back Treatment

April 13th, 2013 Posted in Treatment

  Using Spinal Fusion Surgery as lower back treatment has been widely acclaimed in medical circles, but before going for surgery, you need to know some facts about fusion surgery. Once it is completed, it remains a permanent part of you for the rest of your life. Smoking will retard the healing process to a considerable extent. Your sexual life is not harmed, as long as you are able to suspend your weight or carry your partner’s weight. You can play golf and tennis, but activities that involve running or jumping should be avoided for at least one year. Those whose nature of work is not that physically demanding can return to work within a month. Physical therapy is needed to regain the flexibility of the muscles after fusion surgery,   Read more…


Pregnancy Back Pain Options

April 12th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  Pregnant women may experience pain in the back due to the combined pressure of the weight of the growing baby and the adaptable ligaments due to hormonal changes. Pregnancy back pain options include gentle exercises, lying down for some time, ergonomic chairs and tables, and transversusabdiminus exercises to strengthen the core muscles of the abdomen according to this article. Yoga and mild stretching exercises with a pillow between bent knees, and one under the abdomen will help in preventing pain in the lower back during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult a physician or physical instructor before taking on these exercises. Sometimes a cat stretch can yield better results in eliminating pain because it may prevent any untoward slip or fall.     Pregnancy Back Pain Options   THE   Read more…


Piriformis Syndrome Pain

April 8th, 2013 Posted in Pain in the back

  This article looks at Piriformis Syndrome. Although somewhat similar to sciatica, Piriformis Syndrome pain is an uncommon neuro-muscular disorder associated with pain in the initial stages, and numbness and tingling in the buttocks. Sometimes the pain can radiate right down to the end of the sciatic nerve because of compression of the nerve by the piriformis muscles. This may happen due to long hours of sitting, driving, climbing stairs, and any other activities, which directly pressurize the Piriformis muscles.     Piriformis Syndrome Pain It is an unfamiliar ailment to the average person, and in fact, it is an uncommon neuro-muscular disorder. However, the symptoms are quite similar to that of sciatica. It is where the piriformis muscle irritates the sciatic nerve and causes pain in the rear, and   Read more…


Manipulation Techniques For Lower Back Pain

April 5th, 2013 Posted in Lower back relief

The lack of exercise, poor posture, and improper lifting techniques can result in pain in the lower back. While rest and exercise may well address mild back soreness, severe chronic pain needs immediate treatment through different therapies that are compatible with the patient. Manipulation techniques for lower back pain have thrown light on rehabilitation from lower back issues in a significant way. Osteopathic manipulation is somewhat similar to chiropractic manipulation and has been proven to lessen the pain and rectify some of the causes of acute and chronic pain. Manipulation Techniques For Lower Back Pain The majority of the causes of back pain are related to not being in good shape. As we age, most of us don’t exercise daily. This causes the abdominal and back muscles to get weaker.   Read more…


Lower Back Pain Relief Tips

April 1st, 2013 Posted in Lower back relief

  It is a common misconception that bed rest can bring relief for lower back soreness. Instead, it may have an adverse effect according to this article. Low-key activities like swimming, walking, yoga and stretching are some of the lower back pain relief tips that help to provide relief from pain. Increased activity helps the spine to receive nutrients in the process of healing. Other key factors to keep you healthy are maintaining proper posture, using correct lifting techniques and maintaining a healthy weight. It is better to avoid high impact activities which may risk your spine. While you can be reassured of full recovery from uncomplicated pain in the lower back within 4 to 6 weeks, it is advisable to consult a physician if the pain still persists and   Read more…