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Herniated Disc Vs. Buldging Disc: What’s the Difference?


Back pain can be debilitating for anyone that deals with it, but it’s fairly common. Did you know that back pain is the second most common reason people take sick days (first is the common cold). Obesity and improper lifting techniques are the two most common causes of back pain. Obesity rates have doubled since […]

Ladies, Don’t Ignore Your Next Backache!


Hi, this is Vicki! I am an active woman in her, well let’s say over 55, but not 60. I work with weights and love the elliptical and I might as well mention that I exercise on a regular basis and have for many years. I am writing this to reach out to other women […]

Low Back Pain or Kidney Pain?


Believe it or not, it is very common for people to be confused whether their pain is low back pain or kidney pain. While there are multiple causes and similarities between both conditions, there are definite differences between them. Low back pain may not be accompanied with anything else, and can be felt in the […]

Why Do I Have Back Pain in the Morning?


Are you waking up with back pain in the morning? Believe it or not, on average, we spend a whopping 30% of our entire lives sleeping. Waking up well rested and energized from a good night’s sleep is a luxury many people take for granted. Luckily, there are some things you can do proactively to […]

Injury Preventing Sitting Positions for Video Gamers


Does your ultimate form of relaxation (or fun) come in the form of video games? Believe it or not, playing video games is actually linked to some health issues, especially if you are playing for long periods of time. One of the most common conditions linked to playing video games is back pain. If you […]

My Back Hurts…Now What?

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With an incidence rate of 80% (80% of people will get back pain at some point in their life) and $80 BILLION spent annually (that is slightly less than the amount we spend on foreign aid each year) in the treatment of low back pain, it is a HUGE issue. Those expenses include surgery, medication, […]

Tips For Back Pain in Pregnancy

Tips For Back Pain in Pregnancy Being an active individual, I was very motivated to continue my regular exercise regime during my first pregnancy: running, yoga, kickboxing, volleyball.  I wanted to stay as active and strong as I could knowing how good this is for your body.  Well, that all went down the toilet the second I […]

Great Tips for Sleeping With Back Pain

Trying to get comfortable to sleep with back pain? Great Tips for Sleeping With Back Pain Many of our back pain patients have trouble with sleeping and as we know, sleep is so important to healing and feeling better.  I hope that this video will help solve some issues you may have when trying to […]

The Fear of Back Pain!

The Fear of Back Pain! The most common referral I receive is for low back pain.  One reason for this is our societies common misconceptions of what back pain is.  Please don’t misinterpret this meaning physical therapy isn’t appropriate.  However, majority of back pain episodes don’t have to leave you bedridden.  Much time for a […]