Articles about back care


Driving and Back Care

Last updated: 09/06/2018

Every day, almost 90% of journeys and 92% of miles traveled are made in cars or ground transportation (buses, trucks). For almost 180 millions of us, driving is the primary...

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When to Seek Medical Care for Low Back Pain

Last updated: 09/06/2018

If lower back pain does not start to subside within one to two weeks, or if there are troubling symptoms, medical care should be sought. A health professional will first...

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Will I Eventually Need Surgery for Degenerative Disc Disease?

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Question: I'm 60, and I just found out that I have degenerative disc disease (DDD). Since it's a degenerative condition, I assume it'll just get worse as I get older. What's the...

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Acute low back pain treatment part 2 with David Pope

Last updated: 05/17/2018

How can you help your acute low back pain patients return as quickly as possible to sport, work and enjoying life? How do you continue to progress your low back, hip and pelvis...

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Drugs and Medications Center

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Medications may be the “first line” treatment for neck or back pain, leg pain (sciatica) and/or muscle spasms. In our Drugs and Medications Center, learn about over-the-counter...

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Best sleeping position for back pain: Place this under your knees to reduce any aches

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Back pain in the lower back is particularly common, but other places people experience it include the upper back, and on their left and right hand side. In the majority of...

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3 Ways To Promote A Healthy Back In The Modern World

Last updated: 05/17/2018

© People Images / Getty This content has been created in collaboration with Nurofen. Slumping in your office chair. Craning over your Instagram feed. Overdoing your crunches in...

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Christy’s Journey with Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Do you suffer from SI joint pain? Learn about what helped one patient recover in this real-life story. Christy Collins is a young woman with an important story to share about...

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Don’t let the heat cramp your running style

Last updated: 05/14/2018

The heat is on! It may great for topping up your summer tan but does it mean you need to slow down when it comes to your normal running routine? Dr Roger Kerry, Associate...

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UF study identifies patients prone to long-term pain

Last updated: 05/14/2018

UF researchers have discovered ways to identify patients who may suffer from long-term physical pain, which can help physical therapists provide tailored treatment instead of...

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