Treating Sciatica Without Medication


Sciatica is a painful condition that's caused by one of the discs in your lower back slipping and trapping a nerve. Sufferers experience lower back pain, but leg pain can also occur as a result of the trapped nerve sending out pain signals. Sciatica can make everyday tasks, such as bending to pick up objects or sitting in front of a computer, challenging and can leave those affected feeling hopeless.

7 July 2016

When Should You See a Doctor for Your Back Pain?


No pain should ever be ignored or overlooked, especially if it's debilitating and chronic. However, many people live with back pain because they don't think it's a symptom of anything serious and because they often assume that doctors cannot do anything for that pain. Note a few considerations to keep in mind when it comes to your back pain so you know when to see a doctor and what he or she might recommend as treatment.

30 June 2016

4 Causes of Back and Neck Pain in Office Workers - and How to Combat Them


Life can be tough for office workers; not only do you have to perform well at your job, you need to make sure that you're safeguarding your physical well-being. Unfortunately, all that sitting can ruin your posture and cause pain in the neck and back. Here are four of the biggest issues, and what you can do to correct them.  1. You're Crossing Your Legs Sitting cross-legged probably doesn't seem like such a big deal, but it makes it difficult for you to maintain a straight spine with squared shoulders.

15 March 2016