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Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

May 17, 2018 | Back Pain

Low back pain, if left untreated, has the power to alter your day-to-day activities. If you’re someone who enjoys exercising regularly, it can be frustrating when your lower back starts acting up. The natural response is to spend a few days taking it easy, but this may not be the right answer. Resting for more […]

Why You Should See a Physiatrist for Back Pain

April 16, 2018 | Back Pain

It’s OK to not know what a physiatrist is or does. It’s not something we hear or learn about everyday. In the medical world, it is a relatively new concentration. Physiatrists specialize in physical medicine, pain medicine, and rehabilitation. They are spine specialists who focus on the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, […]

Treating a Herniated Disc

March 27, 2018 | Back Pain

Vertebrae are the building blocks of the spine, and in between each vertebrae lies important discs. These discs serve as cushions to absorb shock and minimize the impact of movement on the spine. Spinal discs have been compared to jelly doughnuts, with a soft central portion and a solid surrounding area. In the diagram below, […]

Sleeping Soundly With Lower Back Pain

March 22, 2018 | Back Pain

  At night time, our bodies are expecting to rest and relax. For so many with lower back pain, that can be a struggle. With lower back pain, you could be tossing and turning throughout the night to find a comfortable sleeping position. Sleeping in an incorrect position can increase your back pain and make […]