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Back Pain

Living Tobacco-Free: Studies Show Back Pain Linked To Smoking

2020-06-30T12:52:13-07:00

When it comes to smoking severe health complications always follow. In a study published in the National Institute of Health the correlation between smoking and low back pain was explored. With a relatively large survey group this study examined data of 34,000 adults who were current smokers, former smokers, and never smokers. The findings concluded [...]

Living Tobacco-Free: Studies Show Back Pain Linked To Smoking2020-06-30T12:52:13-07:00

How to set up your computer home office

2020-05-01T15:06:24-07:00

With people working from home with the "Stay at Home" order, we are hearing more about pain and discomfort to the neck and back.  This is often related to the static computer postures in the home.  Dr. Raz goes over the basics of how you can setup your computer workstation at home. Click this link [...]

How to set up your computer home office2020-05-01T15:06:24-07:00

Free Back Fitness Assessment

2019-12-03T10:55:11-07:00

  Do you have back pain or feel back fatigue at the end of the day; or have you ever wondered how your back strength compares to other people your age and weight? We are offering Free Back Fitness Assessments on December 18th that can help you find out what might be causing your pain and discomfort and [...]

Free Back Fitness Assessment2019-12-03T10:55:11-07:00

Exercise Tips To Reduce Stress Related Back and Neck Pain 

2019-11-08T10:42:47-07:00

For years back pain has easily been attributed to external causes such as an injury while playing sports, an unsupportive mattress, or just a lousy work chair. Not until recently has medical science started to correlate the impact and link of mental and physical wellness. It has been found that not only does stress aggravate [...]

Exercise Tips To Reduce Stress Related Back and Neck Pain 2019-11-08T10:42:47-07:00

First Aid for Low Back Pain

2019-10-25T09:54:46-07:00

You may know someone whose back has “gone out.” It may even have happened to you. When you suddenly have pain in your lower back, this is called an acute episode and the pain can be extreme, and it can be scary. The pain may make it hard for you to follow your regular routine. [...]

First Aid for Low Back Pain2019-10-25T09:54:46-07:00

Why Resting Isn’t Always the Answer for Back Pain

2019-04-10T14:20:44-07:00

Often times when tweaking your back, or feeling discomfort you may often think ice, and laying down for awhile is what is best. However, while resting for a short period may help, long periods of rest can cause increased weakness in your back, causing further weakness, and pain in your back. According to a special [...]

Why Resting Isn’t Always the Answer for Back Pain2019-04-10T14:20:44-07:00

Osteoporosis and Yoga

2019-02-22T12:06:20-07:00

Yoga can be a great back pain management program for many people. There are some conditions that should be cautious when approaching yoga Credit: Healthline People diagnosed with osteoporosis and osteopenia should probably avoid certain yoga poses. Osteoporosis is characterized with a person with low bone density. Performing Yoga poses that require extreme flexion or [...]

Osteoporosis and Yoga2019-02-22T12:06:20-07:00

Things that are making your low back pain worse

2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

Lower back pain can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage, and some common coping strategies and issues could actually be making your low back pain worse. Here are some things that could be making your low back pain worse. You lift things incorrectly -  It doesn't take lifting a heavy object to increase back pain.  [...]

Things that are making your low back pain worse2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation

2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00

Did you know that seated postures increase pressure in the spine by 50% versus standing?  This can be compounded by a slouching posture and can lead to computer workstation back pain.  Here are 5 tips to make sure that your computer workstation is set up properly: Have the right chair - The proper chair is the [...]

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00