Disc herniation and spinal pain A herniated nucleus pulposus is a more technically correct term that means the same thing as a “herniated disc.” The term is simply a more descriptive way to explain what happens to the disc when Continue reading How does a herniated nucleus pulposus (disc) cause spinal pain?
Spinal Facet Joints or Zygapophyseal Joint Hypertrophy A lot can be done to reduce or eliminate pain and related symptoms of facet hypertrophy and facet arthropathy, depending on the degree of involvement. First, it is necessary to know more a Continue reading What can be done to relieve facet joint hypertrophy and pain in my back?
A caffeine headache can occur because caffeine is a drug that is common in our diet. This drug is highly advertised and socially acceptable in our culture so many people are exposed to it – often to excess. It is Continue reading Caffeine headache: 11 Ways to beat caffeine withdrawal symptoms now
What can I do to help the pulled muscle in my low back? A pulled muscle, no matter where it occurs, is just another name for a muscle strain. A muscle pull or strain occurs when all or an Continue reading 15 Ways to treat a pulled back muscle, reduce muscle spasms and relieve back pain
Muscle spasm, muscle cramp or Charlie horse? What is the difference? Before discussing muscle spasms and fibromyalgia, here is a description of a few overlapping and synonymous terms: Muscle spasm – a sudden, painful, involuntary and prolonged contraction of a Continue reading Are my muscle spasms from fibromyalgia or something else? A doctor explains
Lower back stretches and exercises for muscle soreness and lower back spasms Low back pain can make even small daily activities like getting dressed, bathing or going to the bathroom feel like they are impossible to do. Prompt and thorough Continue reading 7 Best back exercises and stretches for relief of muscle spasms and pain
Exercises, ideas and tricks to improve posture, feel better all over This article presents practical strategies and ideas for the person who is serious about finding ways to improve posture and feel better. Using just a few of the wide Continue reading 18 ways to improve posture, have less back pain and more energy now
Ideas and tricks to get good posture This article is for the person who is serious about correcting posture problems; many practical ideas to develop good posture. The following is wide variety of interesting and helpful suggestions to improve your Continue reading Doctor’s 21 tips to improve posture and relieve back pain now
What is posture? How to have better posture and less back pain Posture is the position we habitually hold our bodies while standing, working, moving, sitting or lying down. Postural alignment of the body is maintained by a part of Continue reading What is good posture and how do I get it? A doctor explains
Dr. Lumbago, My mother who is 68 years of age goes to her chiropractor a few times a year when her headaches and low back pain start to bother her. She has always been a very active woman having grown Continue reading Is it bad to crack your back? A chiropractor answers