This low-impact exercise is high on muscle strengthening and posture alignment. Nearly 90 percent of American adults will experience at least one episode of back pain at some point in their lives, and the incidence of those episodes is on the rise. That rise is attributable to many factors, including a more sedentary lifestyle brought…

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Though it can appear confusing to the public, scientific debate is critical to medical progress. AS I WRITE THIS, MORE than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic that has rocked our world, you might be sick of hearing about the “unprecedented time” in which we’re living. Perhaps you’re fatigued by the multitude of “experts” who may…

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A bulging or slipped disc is a frequent cause of low back pain and neck pain. For people who suffer from chronic back pain, determining the cause is the primary and most crucial step in eliminating it. In people who suffer from lower back pain (and sometimes neck pain), a herniated disc can be a…

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The COVID-19 pandemic shut the door on much in 2020, but not back pain. As I write this final blog in the year that was 2020, I’m sure I am not alone in hoping for a brighter, healthier New Year. People worldwide are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways – from the extreme…

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Biological circumstances that are unique to women can influence the way they experience back pain. BACK PAIN IS ONE OF THE highest reported reasons for pain, discomfort and disability among men and women in the United States. But did you know that the way it manifests, and the conditions it can lead to, differ between the…

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