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Best Laptop Setups for Neck and Back Pain Relief

July 16, 2019 | Back Pain

Long hours spent working on a laptop can cause serious pain to your neck and back if your laptop is not properly positioned. Luckily, there are ways you can work on a laptop all day and prevent the sharp pain you feel in your neck and back after a long day.  Don’t use your laptop […]

How Quitting Smoking Can Relieve Your Back Pain

July 16, 2019 | Back Pain

We already know smoking is bad for our health – from yellowing teeth to different types of cancer – but did you know that smoking may also be the reason behind your back pain? Chronic pain in general has been linked to smoking. Cigarettes are known to contain many compounds that cause physiologic effects. Overtime, […]

Signs of a Herniated Disc and Next Steps for Treatment

June 25, 2019 | Back Pain

Herniated discs can come in many shapes and sizes, causing different symptoms depending on where the herniation is occurring. For those in their 30s and 40s, herniated discs are not uncommon. With normal wear-and-tear, the parts of our spine that get the most work naturally degenerate overtime, causing a herniated disc. What is a herniated […]

Simple Ways to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Back Pain

June 25, 2019 | Back Pain

The lifestyle you lead earlier in life can make a big impact on the way your body ages. You’re probably not thinking about your bone health today, but down the line, you may wish you had. As we get older, our bones are increasingly at risk of developing osteoporosis, which can lead to painful spine […]

Tips for Nurses to Avoid Back Strain

June 3, 2019 | Back Pain

As a nurse, you spend your day taking care of patients. The last thing you want is to become a patient yourself. For nurses, the physical demands of the job requires long hours on your feet, bending, lifting, and transferring patients and equipment, which can take a toll on your lower back. In fact, registered […]