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Exercises After Back Surgery

During a visit to my doctor the nurse asked me how old I was. When I said sixty-six she was surprised and said I didn’t look or act that old. She knew that I had back surgery a few years ago and wanted to know what I did to stay in such good shape. As I began outlining my exercise and wellness program I thought it might be a good idea to write about and hopefully it will benefit others.

Five Natural Remedies That Can Help Fight Back Pain

Back pain can be debilitating, and it can happen to all of us; about eighty percent of people suffer for back pain sooner or later. Back pain is a leading cause of missed work and visits to the doctor, with the total costs reaching billions of dollars annually. Luckily, in addition to conventional medicine, there are many natural methods that may reduce or get rid of back pain.

Home Treatments For Back Pain

Fixing back pain may be as simple as making a few changes at home. Learn how to avoid medication and resolve back pain naturally.

Avoid Back Injuries From Lifting

Lifting heavy objects is one way that you can injure your back. Lifting with improper form is a very easy way to cause a slipped disc or herniated disc in your spine. Herniated discs are one of the common causes of back pain.

Vitamins and Minerals That Can Reduce Lower Back Pain

Millions of Americans work at occupations that put them at risk for lower back pain. If your job involves being seated for extended periods of time, a heavy lifting, or several hours of driving every day, you should do all that you can to prevent pain in your lower back. Aside from proper exercise and diet, there are a few vitamins and minerals that can help you fend off that dreaded bad back…

Cervical Disc Replacement – Risks and Benefits

Exactly what is a cervical disc replacement and what is it necessary? It is a device inserted between two cervical vertebrae to replace a surgically removed vertebral disc. What this basically means is that this disc will help to stabilize and maintain the motion of the neck after surgically removing a diseased disc in the neck.

Chiropractors – Very Effective For Back Pain

According to Merriam- Webster, chiropractic is defined as, “a system of therapy which holds that disease results from a lack of normal nerve function and which employs manipulation and specific adjustment of body structures.” But what might sound complicated coming out of a dictionary, is a tried and true method, tested for centuries, that has been used to treat a variety of ailments.

The Physical Effects of Working at a Computer

Do you sit at a computer all day feeling the strain on your neck, back and shoulders? While it takes constant concentration and muscle strength, it is much better for your body to sit fully upright and erect. Your back should be straight…

3 Common Myths About Sciatica

There are many myths and misconceptions about sciatica spreading around the general public; and it needs to stop. This article outlines three of the most common sciatica myths, and exposes the underlying truth behind these misconceptions.

Chiropractors – One of the Best Solutions for Back Pain

Treating low back pain is tougher than one would like to believe. Most people have suffered from this at some point in time in their lives. Chiropractic is one of the most effective, natural and safe solutions for treating this disorder.

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