You may think you know all the possible side effects of smoking - lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, chronic coughing, and heart disease. Two new studies are adding back pain to the list.
Your sleeping position may have more to do with your chronic back or neck pain than you might think.
When sitting at a restaurant or walking through a store, stop and take note of how many people are connected to their cell phones, tablets or computers. In this high tech world no one wants to be left behind, and with infinite information at your fingertips why would you look away?
Triathletes routinely put themselves through rigorous exercise and activities that put extreme stress on their bodies. When muscles are overly tired or not properly rested between workouts, especially long bike rides, they can become stressed or strained causing painful spasms or strains.
It is important to know the difference between when you can manage at home and when you should see your doctor about your back and neck pain.
Neck pain is a common complaint. Almost everyone experiences the occasional pain in the neck, but few patients can pinpoint the cause of chronic neck pain.
A new study shows that patients who smoke have significantly higher rates of neck and back pain than patients who do not smoke.
Could your back pain start somewhere unexpected? Let’s take a look at 5 areas that could be the beginning of back pain…
A strong core equals a strong back. You may not be able to sculpt a 6-pack, but any decrease in your waist measurements will help you feel better and move more easily.
A new study shows that because children are less active than they have been in decades past, their muscles are not as developed and cannot support the weight of heavy backpacks without strain.