Back Pain Relief

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Back Pain

According to the Patient Education Institute Inc. and National Library of Medicine, back pain is “one of the most common medical problems in the U.S.” The back and spine are complex structures, and when everyday issues like poor posture and physical inflexibility can lead to pain, it’s not surprising that the condition is as widespread as it is. This guide helps you understand the causes of back pain, find relief and prevent the pain from coming back.

Causes of Back Pain

Back pain is not a disorder, it’s a symptom that has many causes, among which are natural ... read more »

Back Pain Relief

Maybe you had a back spasm when you picked up a box, or you have a continuous dull ache in your lower back from long days of sitting at your desk. Perhaps a car accident has caused a disc to rupture and you’re in agony. Whatever type of back pain you experience, when you’re sore, you want relief. This section has links that explain how back problems are diagnosed and what type of standard and alternative treatments are available.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Back pain has many causes and many legitimate treatments, but back surgery is needed in only a very small number of cases. Finding the right combination of treatments, however, can take time.
  • Chiropractic is an alternative treatment that incorporates spinal manipulation and is based on the principle that the body can heal itself. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a site of the National Institutes of Health, explains just about everything you would want to know about chiropractors and their craft. 

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Preventing Back Pain

Maintaining a good posture while standing and sitting, and lifting objects correctly, are among the ... read more »

Support for Back Pain

Whether your pain is chronic or acute, you can benefit from the advice and emotional support ... read more »

Back Pain News and Research

Research into back problems and treatment continues, with new articles and journals being published ... read more »

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