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Alexander Technique for Chronic Back Pain

The Alexander technique, may help patients with chronic or recurring low back pain.

Causes of Upper Back Pain

Soft tissue injuries can cause back pain. There are a couple other common causes of upper back pain: Learn what they are in this overview article.

Muscle Spasms are a Leading Cause of Back Pain But NOT the Primary Cause

Conditions such as degenerative disc disease or herniated disc, may cause an acute episode of low back pain.

Upper Back Pain Center

Pain in the upper and/or mid back is less common than lower back or neck pain. The upper back is the region below the cervical spine (neck) and above the low back (lumbar spine).

Keeping Your Back Healthy as You Age

American men and women are now living longer, and with a longer life, many of us are trying to remain healthy and active well into our 70s, 80s and even 90s.

Back Pain and Stretching Exercises

For people with back pain, stretching exercises are especially important because they can help reduce back pain and may even help prevent future episodes of pain or injury.

Chronic Back Pain in United States Compared to United Kingdom

Backache is major issue in the United Kingdom and the United States of America and it’s thought to be one of the most common causes of work absence.

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a rare but serious low back disorder that requires immediate medical attention. Learn about the possible symptoms and why urgent care is essential.

Does Obesity or Extra Weight Cause Low Back Pain?

The risk of low back pain among adults who are extremely obese is four times greater than among normal-weight adults.

6 Causes of Mechanical Back Pain

The cause of most back and neck pain is mechanical—meaning the source of the pain may be triggered by movement the spine.

Back Pain and Obesity

Obesity is a contributing factor to back pain and is associated with symptoms of spinal stenosis and degenerative disc disease.

Spine Patients and Internet Use

This article will help Internet users to develop a critical eye when viewing sites purporting to offer reliable medical information.

5 Harmful Habits for Your Spine

5 harmful habits that can lead to back pain: learn what they are in this article so that you can prevent back pain!

Discogenic Low Back Pain

Discogenic low back pain is caused specifically by one or more intervertebral discs in your lumbar spine. Activities that increase pressure on the disc can make your pain worse.

Muscle Relaxants in the Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

You may have been given a muscle relaxant for your acute low back pain. Why are they used?
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Back Pain Center: Upper, Mid Back, Low and Lower Back

When we speak about “back pain” we mean pain that originates in the spine anywhere between the upper and lower back.
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