Information on how to get and maintain a healthy lower back

Professions most prone to back pain

Professions most prone to back pain
Every job has its advantages and downsides and this is obvious, although there are some jobs that can trigger or aggravate back pain. Usually these professions involved carrying heavy weights most of the time, sitting with your spine bent, or sitting down at a desk for most of the time.

Retained Electricity Intensifies Pain

Retained Electricity Intensifies Pain
  There have been numerous studies  on the effect of the retained electricity and its effects on the painful body areas. Dating back to 17th century and the work of a famous Dr. Galvani known as a founder of electro medicine this area of medicine has attracted lots of attention of medical researchers over the years

Back Pain and Painkillers Overuse

Back Pain and Painkillers Overuse
Back pain is definitely a condition that is affecting the quality of life of a person. When the back is in pain, the person suffering from it has a low mobility, discomfort, a bad moral, and even gets into a situation where he or she may accept anything that will stop the pain. This usually happens when the pain lasts for several days, testing the patience and endurance of the patient.

Facts About Spinal Stenosis

Facts About Spinal Stenosis
The term ‘stenosis’ means narrowing of a tubular structure in the body. Spinal stenosis, then, means narrowing of the spaces( back bone) of the spinal column. Spinal stenosis can occur as a result of trauma, inflammation, tissue degeneration, tumors, and for other reasons, and at a certain point the narrowing can cause pinched nerves, spinal cord compression and other adverse effects. 

Epidural Spinal Injection

Epidural Spinal Injection
There is no question that a large number of problems that people can experience due to back pain can be extremely difficult to deal with. This is the reason why so many people will experiment with as many alternatives as they can before they decide to get any kind of surgical procedure done.  

Exercise and other simple solutions help reduce back pain during pregnancy

Exercise and other simple solutions  help reduce back pain during pregnancy

Back pain during pregnancy is a very common complaint and performing certain exercises can lower the risk ad duration of the pain. Approximately up to 60 percent of all pregnant women have some back pain,  Women who engage in exercises experience less low back pain, and those who already have it can engage in many exercises to lessen the effects. 

All you need to know about Spinal Fusion

All you need to know about Spinal Fusion
When we are dealing with back pain, there are cases when doctors will recommend surgery for alleviating the constant discomfort. One of these surgeries is the Spinal Fusion, a major surgery done on the spinal cord that lasts for hours, with the purpose of diminishing the pain of the patient. Is a surgery the right thing to do? Well, when it comes to surgeries, regardless of their type, there are always risks involved. 

Choosing The Best Mattress And Pillow For Back Pain

Choosing The Best Mattress And Pillow For Back Pain
When you suffer from back and neck pain, even sleeping can become a challenge, the discomfort not allowing you to get the rest you need. It takes just a few nights in which you don’t get to sleep right, and you start becoming cranky, irritable, and in a constant bad mood. So, believe it or not, the mattress and pillow you use can help you or make things worse for you.

Myths About Back Pain

Myths About Back Pain
Back pain is a leading cause of disability worldwide, and it is  the second cause for people seeking medical attention. As with anything so common, myths have developed over time about what causes it and how best to deal with it.

Health tip : HOW MANY MILES SHOULD YOU RUN PER WEEK

Health tip : HOW MANY MILES SHOULD YOU RUN PER WEEK

Luckily for most of us it does not take running for a very long time to achieve optimal health benefits.

Sport researchers concluded that excessive running can actually be bad for your health.

So what distance should you be running ?

Core Strenghtening Exercises

Core Strenghtening Exercises
The sedentary lifestyle we have, a back injury or a back health conditions, like a herniated disk, can all lead to back pain and an incorrect spine posture. With the help of particular core strengthening exercises, you can help your back by obtaining a better support for your spine.

Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back Pain During Pregnancy
The pregnancy is a magical period for every woman, but it is also not an easy one either. To be able to give birth to a new life, a woman’s body changes its form drastically, to allow the unborn baby to grow.