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Over 40 with Back Pain: Questions and Answers

July 20th, 2015

Often we think of back pain as inevitable as grey hair or a growing waistline. While it’s true that most Americans will experience back pain sometime in their lives, what you do about that pain will determine how it will continue to affect you. Yes, aging does play a part in when and why we

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How to Protect Your Back

July 8th, 2015

Have you ever felt low back pain after doing too much the day before? One of the major causes of low back pain is repetitive injury to the spine. Repetitive injuries can be as simple as picking up boxes or having to bend down to scrub and clean the house. We often feel that we have done

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Suffering with back pain? It could be your thighs…

January 23rd, 2015

If you are like one of the 80% of the population who will suffer back pain at some point in your life, you know back pain can be just a real pain. It can interfere with your life, make it difficult to bend and pick up your shoes, make you irritable and affect your ability

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Is Your Back or Neck Pain From a Herniated Disk?

November 14th, 2014

If you feel radiating pain, numbness or tingling it is possible one or more of your nerves may be irritated by a bulging or herniated disk. The bones in your spine are called vertebrae and in-between the vertebrae are your disks, which act as shock absorbers. These control the spine’s range of motion, flexibility and

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Answers and Advice for Low Back Pain

October 11th, 2014

  According to the 2012 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Low Back Pain Survey, 61% of Americans said they have experienced low back pain, and of those, 69% felt it has affected their daily lives. If you have recently suffered from low back pain, you are definitely not alone. Millions of Americans—around 25 percent of

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