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Backpacks and Back Pain

Backpacks provide a convenient, hands-free method for carrying around books, clothes, computers and other items. However, you may experience back pain when you pull one on as you head out the door. Causes of Backpack-related Back Pain The heaviness of your bag is a common culprit of back pain, as you might be tempted to…

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Exercises to Improve Your Workplace Posture

A good part of your day is probably spent sitting at a desk staring at a computer screen. Unfortunately, spending too many hours at your desk can lead to upper and lower back problems, as well as shoulder and neck problems due to fatigue. The good news is that you can be proactive in keeping…

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Dealing with Back Pain and Spinal Pain

While almost everyone experiences some type of back pain in their lives, knowing you’re not alone doesn’t make going through it any more comfortable. However, there is help available. Not all back pain is the same, so it’s important to be able to distinguish between true back pain and spinal pain to ensure your course of treatment adequately addresses the problem.

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Everyday Pain May Be Caused by Spinal Distress

Do you suffer from common pain? Body aches create discomfort and stiffness in your joints, legs, arms, neck and back, and often occur as you age. WebMD found that 100 million people suffer from long-term pain, with causes ranging from old injuries to inflammation.

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Laser Therapy vs. Other Therapies

As pain sufferers are all too aware, traditional analgesic methods may offer only limited relief. If you have muscular pain in your back that isn’t appropriate for spinal decompression, or if your pain is located in your knees, ankles, wrists, or hands, you may have resigned yourself to simply living with it.

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Stretch and Strengthen Your Spine With These Unconventional Exercises

When you struggle with back pain, one of the best things you can do is exercise your spine to strengthen it and keep it limber. But where do you start to give your back the best workout without causing damage? Here are four simple yet unconventional spine exercises you can do to get your back in shape.

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Chiropractic Treatment for Headaches

Did you know headaches are one of the most common issues treated in chiropractic offices? Some people assume that headaches can’t be addressed by chiropractic treatment since they are not neck or back pain, but that is simply not true.

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Heat Therapy and Back Pain

At-home heat-based remedies for back pain reduce mild to moderate pain. Heat therapy is an effective supplement to physical therapy and spinal decompression.