Exercises For Back Pain Reduction During Pregnancy

July 20th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Pregnancy and back pain go hand in hand for most women, approximately 80 percent of them experience back pain ranging from mild to severe and in some rare cases even debilitating pain. In severe cases one has to see a doctor to rule out complications with pregnancy and labor. For the others, the reason could be as simple as hormonal changes that take place which result in loosening of the joints and this weakens the spinal structure. The weight gain during pregnancy also compounds the effect of strain on the back. The change in the centre of gravity with the growth of the baby in the womb also makes back pain severe. The problems pregnancy can cause to the human body makes exercises for back pain reduction during pregnancy   Read more…


Back Pain Relief Massage Techniques

July 19th, 2012 Posted in Treatment

  Massage in general is good for relaxing aching or tired muscles and to release stress. In particular with back pain relief, massage techniques help to reduce soreness and soothe the tired back muscles. Massage works on different levels; it improves blood circulation thus aiding better blood flow and oxygen to the muscles, it also relaxes the muscles and releases endorphins that makes one feel good and reduces back pain.   Massage to ease tiredness and soothe lower back muscles   When the body is tired and the lower back muscles are strained due to overuse these mild massage techniques help. Using both the thumbs, apply gentle kneading pressure along the muscles of the spine, taking care not to run them over the spine. The thumbs should move in tiny   Read more…


Modern Lifestyle Causes Back Pain

July 18th, 2012 Posted in Prevention

  A recent study into back pain has found out that the number of young people who suffer from back pain today is much greater than the number of young people who suffered from it in the previous generation. From this research, the question has to be asked if today’s modern lifestyle causes back pain.   One of the main reasons is likely to be related to computers and game consoles. Hunching over computer tables and bending forward for long periods of time with games consoles could be doing all the damage. Modern society is not in contact with nature as much as the previous generation. Walking all the time on hard pavements rather than the soft grass and soil not only causes back pain, but it is one of   Read more…


Best Shoes For Back Pain Relief

July 17th, 2012 Posted in Prevention

  For the sufferers of lower back pain, the kind of shoes they should wear needs to be thought about carefully. Although there is not any brand of shoes to name that support back pain sufferers that is proven by scientists, it is common sense for shoes to be appropriate for walking.  This is because most of us will use shoes for walking, so we should wear shoes that fit well, and they should be comfortable even if they are not the most fashionable ones to wear. For most women the reverse is true, and shoes are chosen for their fashion rather than comfort and purpose.    Choosing comfortable shoes helps us to maintain a good posture while walking. However, the best shoes for back pain relief are always recommended   Read more…


The 7 Day Back Pain Cure Review

July 17th, 2012 Posted in pain relief

7 day back pain cure review

  Today we are reviewing the book The 7 Day Back Pain Cure by Jesse Cannone, a leading back pain rehabilitation expert and fitness trainer. It is a 250 page hardcover book that provides hundreds of common sense tips and loads of information on ways to get rid of your back pain. It is about fixing your back without surgery or drugs – the natural way. So far Jesse has given away 150,000 copies of the book.   It starts off with a detailed insight into the story of how the book came to be. It involves how Jesse had a “knee” injury from running more than he should have in an effort to impress his future wife, Maria. He impressed her alright, but he found out he had imbalances   Read more…


Back Pain Relief Using Spinal Strengthening Machine

July 16th, 2012 Posted in Products

  While about two-thirds of American adults are prone to back pain at sometime during their life, some may not even feel the symptoms while others may experience acute pain that is associated with a numbness and tingling sensation in the back and legs. Some methods of treatment for back pain relief using spinal strengthening machine have been found to be successful while some have not produced the expected results. The Government has been spending huge amounts of money annually without any positive result.   One eminent consultant spinal surgeon suggests that before taking a decision to go for surgery, proof needs to be shown that every other treatment had failed to provide any relief to the patient. It is not possible to assess the impact of different therapies, including   Read more…


Back Pain Relief For A Torn Disc

July 16th, 2012 Posted in Treatment

  Orthopaedic surgeons have stated that in case of a disc tear, known as annular tear, it does not necessarily follow that acute pain will be associated with it. A disc tear is a common phenomenon that occurs with ageing, so many of us could develop a disc tear in our lifetime. Traumas associated with an annular tear may lead to restricted movements in lifting, twisting, and other movements in our daily life. While some may not show any symptoms, others may experience acute pain down the buttocks right up to the legs.   Doctors prescribe alternate methods of treatment through the application of heat and cold packs, taking rest, and having anti-inflammatory drugs as back pain relief for a torn disc. The last resort should be surgery. Doctors also   Read more…


Best Home Remedies For Back Pain

July 15th, 2012 Posted in Treatment

  When you are looking for the best home remedies for back pain and you have never felt back pain before you could try a few conservative measures until you see a medical expert.  Before you get yourself an appointment with the doctor these home remedies should help to provide you with some comfort until the expert advice comes your way. These home remedies only help to reduce the discomfort and are usually only effective when it is a simple cause of stress and strain on your muscles.   Cold Compression: applying ice packs on the muscles of the back that are hurting helps reduce the strain. You could either buy a cold compression pack at a pharmacy that consist of a gel encased in a sealed bag that is   Read more…


Preventing Lower Back Pain

July 14th, 2012 Posted in Prevention

  If you are experiencing back pain, then you might wonder why it was that you never cared for your back in order to prevent your back pain in the first place. If you would have thought about the prevention beforehand, then you would not have to suffer from back pain. Back pain is mainly caused by a muscle sprain and strain. Practicing good posture is one of the many preventions of back pain.   Back pain is also caused by some kind of injury in your body and back. When there is an injury, it might be cured partially by surgery. However, surgery cannot cure all forms of back pain permanently. In addition, medicines are only a temporary relief for the pain. Most of the treatments cure the back   Read more…


5 Myths About Back Pain

July 13th, 2012 Posted in Prevention

myths about back pain

  A leading surgeon has recently debunked 5 common myths related to back pain on CBS. Dr. Jennifer Sohal an orthopedic surgeon of St. Vincent Spine Institute puts to rest some of the common misconceptions about back pain, and the causes of it.   She discussed the fact that people that sit down for long periods may be more susceptible than labourers, and that bed rest may in fact make your back pain worse.   Here are 5 myths about back pain debunked from the recent interview:     5 Myths About Back Pain   Myth: Physical laborers are at high risk for back pain.   Fact: Actually, those who lead a sedentary life-style may be at equal risk. Truck drivers, office workers and others who sit for long periods   Read more…