Category: Back Pain

Tips to Reduce Back Pain in Offices

Introduction There is no doubt in the fact that the human body’s architecture designed to function like an overworked machine. Though the time has evolved and employments opportunities we have today require much less physical activity and way more mental activity. 90% of jobs we see around are an office desk job. The dream life

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6 MISTAKES THAT CAN AGGRAVATE YOUR BACK PAIN

As we live more sedentary lifestyles we have opened ourselves up to a host of physical problems. The increase in popularity of the term ‘ergonomic’ is proof of this. Whilst we are becoming more aware of how our lifestyles affect our body there are a few common things we sometimes tend to miss. Here are

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5 CONDITIONS THAT CAN CAUSE SEVERE SPINE PAIN

How often do you feel a numbness or sharp pain in your back? Most of us experience some form of back pain at some point in our lives. It could be caused due to a sudden movement or it could be a chronic problem that develops over time. The good news is, it’s not always

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SPINAL STENOSIS AND BALANCE PROBLEMS

The spine is made up of a series of connected bones or vertebrae. These protect the spinal cord or the nerves that send messages to the brain. After a certain age (around 50years), and due to conditions such as arthritis, the spinal canal may begin to narrow in size. When this happens, pressure is felt

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NON SURGICAL TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR CHRONIC BACK PAIN

When back pain lasts for three months or longer it is referred to as ‘Chronic Back Pain’. The pain may not be constant and can come and go. There could be a number of reasons for chronic back pain from injury to age-related deterioration. At times you may not be able to pinpoint the exact

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COMMON MYTHS ABOUT BACK PAIN

Back problems are extremely common. Unfortunately so are the myths around them. Belief in these myths makes people delay treatment, or wrongly administer their own treatment. The worst part is that some of these myths are so rampant, that even some healthcare professionals believe them. Knowledge is power. And in this case, will hopefully help

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IS SURGERY RECOMMENDED? HOW TO GET A SECOND OPINION

How many reviews do you read before going to a restaurant? How many shoes do you try on before buying that perfect pair? How many cars do you test-drive before buying one? How many people do you consult before investing your money? We ask for second opinions all the time. Why then shouldn’t we do

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4 TYPES OF CHRONIC PAIN YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE

Chronic pain is rapidly becoming recognised as a major health problem that has considerable impact on quality of life for those experiencing it. Coping with chronic pain and trying to get on with day-to-day life can be extremely challenging. Here are the most common types of chronic pain affecting adults today: 1. Chronic Back Pain:

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TIPS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE WHILE LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN

Chronic pain is recognised as a major public health problem, producing a significant economic and social burden. Moreover, this condition not only affects the patient but it also affects his or her family and social circle. Several studies have analysed the effect of chronic pain on patient’s lives, highlighting the strong correlation between this condition

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APPLYING HEAT VS. COLD FOR PAIN RELIEF: UNDERSTANDING WHEN TO USE EACH

When injured, we sometimes rush for ice-cubes and at other times use a hot water bottle. Both give us relief from pain. These are common ways to treat injuries that we use in our day to day life but it is important to understand when to use which method. Let’s understand heat & cold therapy

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