Will Surgery Help My Back Pain

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Everyone experiences back pain at some time in their life. In fact, it is in the top three complaints that people bring to the doctor’s office. In most cases there is soft tissue inflammation, muscle spasms, or degenerative arthritis. These respond well to conservative treatments such as anti-inflammatory medicines, stretches, and osteopathic manipulative therapy. Physical […]


A Very Effective Way Of Avoiding And Relieving Neck Pain

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Are you one of the millions Americans who suffer from neck pain? If not, it’s very probable that you know someone who does. Indeed, neck pain is a very widespread problem because the head and neck area is very susceptible to several stresses. Besides, neck pain can be produced by muscle strains, osteoarthritis, herniated intervertebral […]


Golf Posture 3 Tenets For A Great Foundation

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As a kid, I heard it all the time. “Straighten up”…I was told when they caught me slouching. Well, “straightening up” is not quite the tight thing in your golf but I’m sure you’re not surprised to discover that your posture is crucial in ensuring consistency and power in your strokes. What’s more when you […]


Bad Posture Ruins Good Swings

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It’s true. I see this happening all the time with golfers of just about all levels. Of course you want to feel relaxed of the golf ball as you set up to it… but not so relaxed that you’re all hunched over approaching a fetal position! You want to be relaxed, but you want to […]


Attention Golfers

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Golfing is a sport that is particularly hard on the back, especially your spine. You are out on the course for several hours a day swinging your golf clubs. This form of exercise is hard on your spine and back. This is why people who are heavily involved in this sport sometimes take advantage of […]


Weight Loss Tip 4 Protecting Your Spine And Lower Back While You Lose Weight

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When most people begin a Weight Loss program or diet plan so that they can tone up and/or lose weight, the often forget about THE most important aspect of any exercise and diet program: Safety. Although there are numerous ways in which exercising safely is beneficial to you, one of the most important and the […]


Various Back Massage Techniques

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Back Massage is one of the best ways through which you can relive yourself from back pain. You can use various back massage techniques for benefits, such as relaxation, increased body awareness, better blood circulation and improved lymphatic drainage for release of toxins. Selecting a right back massage technique is important for receiving maximum benefits. […]


High Level And Demanding Sports Detrimental To Youth

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The not-so-good performance by the British contingent at the Wimbledon championships may be linked to a recent study made by researchers from the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital which suggested that high-level tennis can be detrimental to the spine of young people. The team scanned the spines of 33 elite adolescent tennis players, male and female, […]


A Life With Scoliosis

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Scoliosis is a medical condition that refers to a lateral or rotational curve and deformities in the spine. There are different types and causes of scoliosis. A congenital scoliosis is a condition that has developed after birth while an idiopathic scoliosis develops as a secondary symptom of another condition. Scoliosis can affect anyone and serious […]


Backache Is A Disorder That Is Easy To Prevent

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Introduction: Back-ache, an urban comfort malady, is primarily the result of bad posture and weak muscles. The awareness on the working of lower back will go a long way in its prevention. The five lumbar vertebrae responsible for the erect human form are also the primary culprits for the back ache. These are flexible to […]


Effective Lower Back Pain Treatment

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Lower back pain is one of the commonest problems afflicting people around the world at some point of time in their life. In the initial stages of pain, stretching exercises work effectively as Lower Back Pain Treatment. The lower back supports the upper body and allows the body to turn, twist, bend, lift and walk. […]


Burning Limbs The Truth About Sciatica

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Have you ever felt a chronic, burning pain that spreads from your lower hip running down to your foot? Is it just as painful sitting down or standing up? You might be suffering from sciatica. Sciatica, as the name implies, affects the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the single longest nerve in the body. […]


Watch Your Back

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One of the most important parts of the human body is the back. When your back starts to give out on you – either through various ailments or through sheer old age – it’s time to get some serious help because once your back goes dead, you’re only a little bit better than a doorknob. […]


Dealing With Scoliosis

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Living with scoliosis doesn’t mean you can’t live your life to the fullest. The spine or backbone is responsible for keeping the body in an upright position. If something happens to it, we can encounter difficulty in doing a lot of things. Scoliosis is a condition that affects the spine. A curved spine can cause […]


Some Twisting And Turning For Scoliosis Patients

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Yoga is a science that has been practiced for thousands of years. It consists of Ancient Theories, observations and principles about the mind and body connection which is now being proven by modern medicine. Yoga is an ancient physical mental and spiritual practice with its roots going back 5,000 years to India. Derived from the […]


Back Pain Exercises The Best Remedy For Back Pain

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Back pain exercises are much sought after these days because back pain is a common phenomenon amongst people under the age of 45 and can be rectified effectively only if the true cause behind the pain is identified. Barring a few exceptions, exercises for back pain are effective for all types of back pain, be […]


Scoliosis A Problem Of Uneven Curves

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Scoliosis is a condition in which a person has side-to-side spinal curves in addition to the normal curves through which the lower portion of the human back curves inwards. Standing upright cannot cure these side-to-side curves. Some of the bones of a person suffering from scoliosis also shift from their normal position, thus making his/her […]


Preventing Back Pain

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Statistics show that back pain still plagues many of us and remains a leading cause of days off work and long term disability. Many put this down to excessive hours sat at desks and the general lack of quality activity in many of our lives. However, it does not take a huge amount of time […]


How To Give A Back Massage

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With fast paced lives and the continuous chase to meet deadlines, the tired mind and body tends to seek out for a stress buster. People bogged down by stress find it affecting not only their minds but their bodies as well. Massage helps you eliminate stress to bring about a relaxed you. It is a […]


Developing Effective Abdominal Control And Core Strength In Dancers

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The abdominal muscles are critical for a dancer to maintain good posture and strength throughout class and performance. Many people focus on doing loads and loads of sit-ups in order to strengthen their abdominals. Having strength through the outer ‘6 pack’ muscles (Rectus Abdominis) is important in a dance however, the deeper layers of your […]