back pain relief

What 5 Things You Should Look for in a Great Spine Surgeon?

Searching the internet for a spine surgeon in a large metropolitan area can produce an extensive and daunting list. With so many spine surgeons to choose from, how do you determine which one is right for you? How do you evaluate their skills and reputation? Listed below you will find five unique ways to differentiate… read more

Am I A Candidate For Stem Cell Treatment?

Identify The Source Of Pain Ideal Candidates for lumbar stem cell treatment include those with discogenic (pain derived from the lumbar disc) low back pain that has failed conservative treatment.  Low back pain can come from multiple sources in the spine.  These include muscle, ligaments, lumbar facet joints, and vertebral discs in your low back.… read more

Using Meditation to Relieve Chronic Back Pain

Can meditation cure back pain? Those suffering from this condition desire relief delivered in any way possible, but it may seem too good to be true to believe you can use meditation to address physical pain. In fact, studies have shown meditation can be an effective treatment for lower back pain. Developing the focus and… read more

Using Aloe Vera for Back Pain Relief

Aloe vera is a plant often touted for its medicinal benefits. You have probably heard of applying it to burns or wounds as a way to reduce pain and redness. However, for thousands of years, the aloe vera plant has been used for a variety of therapeutic and cosmetic purposes. There are dozens of reported… read more

Does Swimming Help Lower Back Pain?

If you struggle with back pain, you are not alone. In the United States, more than 80 percent of adults have had lower back pain at some point in their life. That’s a staggering number of people who have had to struggle with this condition. Although many people take over-the-counter pain medication to help deal… read more

How to Relieve Back Pain From Standing

Back pain is one of the most pervasive disorders in the United States. Around 80 percent of adults struggle with lower back pain some time in their life. If you have a job that requires you to stand all day, you may develop back pain that ranges from mild pangs to severe discomfort. Your back’s… read more

The Benefits of Epsom Salt for Back Pain

Most people experience back pain at some point during their adult life. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctor. Fortunately, though, the majority of back pain can be treated at home with time and simple home remedies or over-the-counter medications. One home remedy that has been used for… read more

Sleeping With Back Pain

Back pain can make it hard to get through your day. However, getting a good night’s sleep is almost impossible when you’re suffering from back pain. But, you need quality sleep to stay healthy and productive ― and being well-rested is an essential component of your overall well-being. Below you’ll find tips to reduce your… read more

The Best Exercises for Back Pain

Most people will experience some back pain during their lives. No matter your gender or whether you spend your workday on your feet or sitting, you could experience either acute or chronic back pain that affects your daily life. Most people — 72 percent — use pain medication to manage their symptoms, and 55 percent use hot and cold packs.… read more

When to Visit The Doctor for Your Back Pain

We see a number of patients who have been suffering from chronic back pain for years. Some of them went to a doctor and were told to try conservative treatments at home, and when they didn’t work, they just assumed the doctors wouldn’t be able to help them anymore. Other are worried about treating the… read more