Back Pain

This category covers all things about low back pain and physical therapy advice.

4 Great Exercises for Lower Back Traction at Home

4 Great Exercises For Lower Back Traction At Home

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, chances are, there is nothing you wouldn’t do to alleviate it! You’ve probably tried it all: hot water bottles, massage, back brace, medication…the list goes on. There are expensive machines that you can buy to give you back traction but have you tried the inexpensive route yet? One treatment …

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How to Stand Up Straight with Back Spasms: Your Guide for Relief and Exercises

How to Stand Up Straight with Back Spasms Your Guide for Relief and Exercises

Back spasms can be painful and debilitating. The back is a complex structure that needs to function properly in order for you to stand up straight. When your back is in spasm you may find yourself bent over and unable to stand up straight without sending your back into more painful spasms. This is frustrating …

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Re-Herniation After Back Surgery – A Helpful Guide

Re-herniation after back surgery

A lumbar discectomy is a common procedure to correct low back pain and radicular symptoms stemming from an aggravated intervertebral disc. Though the surgery acts to correct this problem, re-injury is possible. If you think you have experienced a re-herniation after your back surgery, let this guide help advise you on what to do and …

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Running with a Herniated Disc – Helpful Tips Including What to Avoid

Running with a Herniated Disc

There’s a lot that can interfere with your running routine: appointments, work, and family time, just to name a few. But few things interrupt a workout routine like pain and injury! Back pain is one of the most common ailments among athletes, affecting up to 40%. One common cause of back pain is a herniated …

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The Best Plank Variations for Back Pain and a Stronger Core

Plank variations for low back pain and a stronger core

Just like those suffering from it, back pain comes in all different (metaphorical) shapes and sizes. With many causes, types, and symptoms, back pain is far from one size fits all. So it should come as no surprise that the stretches and exercises to help with back pain have many variations, too.   The Basics …

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