‘back pain’ Posts

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American College of Physicians Recommends Massage Therapy

A March 2018 report from NBC News highlighted a series of research articles in the Lancet medical journal on low back pain. The bottom line: doctors are over-prescribing medications (especially opioids) and surgery, and rarely prescribing less invasive treatments that have evidence to support their use, such as physical therapy, massage therapy, stretching and psychological

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Is Yoga As Good As Physical Therapy For Back Pain?

If you’re one of the estimated 100 million Americans that suffer from back pain, a new study suggests that yoga could be an excellent pain relief tool. Researchers at Boston Medical Center have created a protocol that can be as safe and effective and physical therapy.   Gathering the Data The research team asked doctors,

Good Office Posture 101 (VIDEO)

So many of the clients I see for chronic back pain have desk jobs, which is also a top contributing factor in chronic pain and discomfort of this sort. As a society, even when are not at work we still spend a lot of time sitting…driving, watching TV, personal computer use, etc. It’s hard to

Are Doctors Getting Worse at Treating Back Pain?

Did you know that 1 in 10 primary care visits are due to back pain? Nearly 65 million Americans suffer from back pain, and one of the first places they turn to is their doctor. Unfortunately, doctors aren’t living up to their expectations when it comes to diagnosing and treating this type of pain. Expensive