Category «Back Pain»

13 Best Treatments For Low Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most wide-spread pain conditions in the U.S, with approximately 80-90% of the population experiencing it at some point in their life. Fortunately, there are many different treatments for low back pain. Here are 13 of our favorites. 1. Get a proper diagnosis With X-rays and MRIs abounding these days, …

Exercises to Help You Strengthen Your Lower Back Pain

The lower back is the most vulnerable area of the body. It represents a connection between the upper and the lower part of our bodies and it is very movable part. We constantly put pressure on our lower back without even realizing. Every single day, we bend, we carry heavy things, we twist, we sit with a …

3 Best Sex Positions For Back Pain

Talk about a mood killer: Up to 73% of women with lower-back pain report having less sex as a result of their discomfort. Good thing researchers at Waterloo University ID’d the best ache-relieving sex positions to keep the lovin’ alive (no ice packs necessary). If your pain gets worse when you touch your toes or sit …

Try This 60-Second Back Pain Fix

This simple breathing remedy from Andrew Weil, MD, can minimize pain now and, if practiced regularly, may lower sensitivity to aches and pains in the long run. 1. Sit or lie in a comfortable position and place the tip of your tongue just behind your upper teeth. Exhale through your mouth, making a gentle whoosh …

Top 8 Natural Treatments For Sciatic Pain

The sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves of our body. It runs all the way down from the lower spine over the buttock to both feet to provide movement, feeling, and strength in both legs. As many as 40% of all people will get sciatica at some point in their life. This is …

Everything You Need to Know about Sciatica

There are a lot of myths and facts revolving around Sciatica. In order to address the facts and provide accurate information, this guide about Sciatica will serve to acknowledge the truth and inform you of all you need to know about Sciatica. One myth of Sciatica is that all patients with Sciatica experience the same …

Top 6 Mattresses to Buy for Chronic Back Pain and Sciatica

Getting a restful night’s slumber depends upon many different factors. One of the most important is choosing the right mattress that will allow you a good night’s sleep, free from back pain. The sheer number of different brands and types of mattresses in stores can make mattress shopping quite confusing. To make choosing a good mattress …

Top 7 Best Ways to Avoid Surgery for Sciatica

Sciatica is a sharp pain that affects the back, hips and legs. This pain arises the moment herniated disc pinches a spinal nerve root found in the lower back. The pain is sudden and characterized by tingling pain, numbness and weakness in the legs which could spread to the toes. Most people cannot point to …

Top 8 Ways to Combat Chronic Back Pain Naturally

Chronic back pain affects most of us due to our sedentary lifestyles. Most of the time, the pain can last for hours to weeks and can be chronic and debilitating. Here are some tips that promise to provide relief from chronic back pain naturally. When at work try changing your posture as frequently as possible, …

6 Healing Tips for Back Pain

Back pain is a common condition that most of us will experience at some point in our lives. Here are a few tips that may relieve the pain. Use Chairs Correctly Depending on how you sit in them, many different types of chairs are good for people whose backs ache. Obviously it’s better not to …