How do we Experience Back Pain?
You've probably felt it. An aching pain in your lower back. When you have lower back pain, do you seek help, or wait for it to go away?
Who's the True Pain Killer: Drugs or Chiro?
At some point in their lives, many people will experience neck pain with no clear cause. Yet, there is little research to help patients and their doctors decide which treatment to use.
Digital Age Brings Generation of Back Pain
It's a common scenario: It's the end of the work day and you're struggling with an achy back and sore neck, even though your physical activity for the day hasn't involved much more than sitting at your desk, eyes glued to a computer screen.
The Perfect Gift for Your Former BFF
One gift you might want to make sure is not on your list this season is the ShoulderFlex Massager. Though it might appear to be a relaxation-inducing gift, the FDA is warning to skip the dangerous device.
Thinking Twice on MRI for Back Pain
You're at the doctor for your lower back pain, and he's considering giving you an epidural to relieve the pain. If he asks for a MRI before he decides, ask him if it's absolutely necessary.
Fibromyalgia and Spine Pain
You're in pain. Your neck and back constantly hurt. But how do you know if your pain is just pain, or if it's fibromyalgia?
Downward Dog for Your Back
While many people find that drugs can relieve their back pain, medical treatment is not always the best option. Sometimes some simple physical activity can do the trick.
Feel Blue, Green and Red?
Pain will come and go for most people, but it can be more intense if you suffer depression and/or anxiety. Treating these problems can be difficult but experts provide some tips.
Women Who Smoke Experience More Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain, quitting smoking may be one of your best bets. Women who are heavy smokers or even former smokers tend to experience substantially more pain than non-smokers.
Back Pain Seen On The Brain
It's difficult for doctors and patients to talk about back pain since it is so subjective. A new imaging technique that shows the brain's activated areas during back pain may be a first step.