Okay, admit it. You love sitting at your desk all day, taking care of business. Then to get home, you sit again, either in your car, bus, or train. It's what you do! It's also what can cause many back, neck and knee problems. What Causes Knee Pain? Unless you are suffering from an injury, [...]
Most everyone will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Pain in the lower back is the most common form of back pain and one that is a constant complaint for millions of people. Where once it seemed nothing more than rest and a heating pad were your only solutions, now there is [...]
Soon summer will be just a memory. Before you know it, you will looking to have some fun outdoors in the cold of winter. There are many ways to have fun, but keep in mind when the weather grows chilly, and warm breezes are replaced with icy winds, and freezing temperatures make for slippery surfaces, [...]
Car accidents are funny things. Not in the comical sense, of course, but in the fact that you may feel perfectly fine stepping out of your vehicle shortly after an impact, only to be way-laid a few days later with searing pain in your back, neck or legs. It seems as if your body has [...]
Sitting has not been faring well in the research world. As studies continue to emerge revealing the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle, tech professionals are standing up.
Are you suffering from muscle pain? These five simple tactics could help soothe sore muscles. Fish Oil: In recent research from Indiana University, participants who regularly took fish oil pills were found to have a lower likelihood of pain and sensitivity after completing strenuous workouts. The study lasted 30 days. The researchers divided the participants into two groups of 16 people and had each group take pills daily throughout the study period, with one group taking fish oil and the other taking a placebo.
After a car accident, you may feel a sense of shock or distress. Dealing with logistics like insurance and car repairs may even cause you to put off seeking medical treatment, especially if the accident didn’t cause obvious injuries. Like any trauma, a car accident causes your adrenaline levels to spike. This hormone prepares your body for action in high-stress situations and has a numbing effect on pain. After the threat is gone, you may begin to feel soreness and discomfort that you hadn’t felt immediately after the accident.
Why is sitting so bad for your back? Is back pain genetic? Researchers are always learning more about the science of spinal health. Read on for some facts that will help you better understand—and ultimately cure—your back pain.
If you are suffering from adult scoliosis, there are numerous therapies that might help you. You can also modify your own lifestyle in certain ways to reduce your symptoms. Here are five interesting truths about this spinal condition: […]
Millions of men and women worldwide are stricken with sleep disturbances and back pain. Since both of these problems are so incredibly common, Israeli researchers from the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and University of Haifa sought to expand our understanding of the connection between the two disorders.