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Shelby Deering

About Shelby Deering

Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer from Madison, Wisconsin specializing in wellness, mental health, and home design. She’s written for national publications and websites including Good Housekeeping, Healthline, Talkspace, Prevention, and more. To learn more about Shelby, visit her website at shelbydeering.com

 

 

Articles Written by Shelby Deering

Back Pain Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Back pain - upper back, mid-back, or lower back (lumbago) - is incredibly common and can be caused, directly or incidentally, by a number of conditions.

Fibromyalgia Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects millions of Americans each year—primarily women—and can be both physically and emotionally distressing.

4 Prep Tips for Successful Back Surgery

Prep for spine surgery the right away so your recovery goes more smoothly.

The Best Office Chairs for Back Pain

In the market for a new office chair that’ll ease your aching back? Check out our choices for the best office chairs for back pain.

4 Tips to Age-Proof Your Back

Back pain is a common part of aging, but you don't have to let it slow you down. Try these 4 tips for a healthy, age-defying spine that doesn't hold you back.

Set Up Your Bed to Avoid Back Pain From Sleeping

Sleep loss can be a major cause of back pain. Here's how to set up your bed to keep your back safe.

Is Vitamin D a Wonder Pill for Back Pain?

Vitamin D can help seasonal depression and may even help prevent COVID-19. Can it keep back pain away too?

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Back Pain: What’s the Connection?

Recent studies have pointed out that depression, like SAD, can be linked with pain - particularly back pain.

5 Ways Your Home Can Help Relieve Back Pain

From the kitchen to your home office, the design of your spaces can effectively reduce back pain. Here are five ways your home can help your back.

Back Inflammation: What You Need to Know

Spine inflammation is more common than you think, and it can bring about a variety of painful back conditions

25 Tips for Relieving Holiday Back Pain

Don’t let back pain dampen your holiday spirit. Check out our expert’s tips to make this holiday season the most wonderful time of the year.

10 Back Pain-Relieving Products for Your Holiday Wish List

These are the products back pain experts wish you’d add to your holiday list.

How to Recognize Cauda Equina Syndrome

It’s nerve compression, but not just run-of-the-mill nerve compression. Cauda equina syndrome is an emergency that needs to be treated quickly.

Can You Meditate Away Back Pain? An Expert Weighs In

Meditation is praised for its many mental health benefits, but does it have the power to soothe back pain? Find out here.

4 Ways Smoking Wrecks Your Back

Smoking is well-known to negatively impact one’s health, but did you know it can cause back pain, too? Here’s how.

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