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Back Pain Tips

Holiday Fun Without Back Pain

Katherine Braun | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Braun

My patients tell me that sometimes they cannot figure out what hurts more, the lightening of their wallet or the recurring back aches and pains during the holiday season.

You Are Sitting in the Middle of a Back Pain Epidemic

Vijay Vad, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Vijay Vad, M.D.

Prolonged sitting, like at a computer, puts a kind of chokehold on the disc, cutting off the blood supply it needs. This combination of pressure and the concurrent decrease in blood and the nutrients it carries to the discs increases the back's risk of injury.

Overtreated: Time May Best Treatment For Back Pain

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — "Why did they cut you?" The shocking question came from a respected spine surgeon tracked down by Keith Swenson, who was still in ...