Back Health

June 20, 2018
Seasonal Back Pain

Why Does My Back Hurt?

Medical experts rank back pain as one of most common medical conditions, affecting an estimated 80% of all Americans at some point during their lives. What […]
November 15, 2017
sitting-is-not-healthy

Can Sitting Cause Back Pain? How?

Back pain affects up to 8 in 10 people at some point during their lifetime. Back pain is common in part because the spine is central […]
November 8, 2017
Avoid Back Pain

The Importance of Stretching When Experiencing Back Pain

Mild back pain can be a nuisance. It turns everyday tasks into painful challenges. Walking, exercising, working and even sitting in a chair can cause unfathomable […]
October 27, 2017
Back pain

Choosing a Mattress When Suffering From Chronic Back Pain

Individuals suffering from chronic back pain may begin to wonder if their outdated mattress contributes to their discomfort. The average human spends one-third of his or […]
July 16, 2017

This is What You Need to Know About Back Pain and Chiropractic Care

Nobody likes to be in pain especially when every move you make aggravates a sensitive lower back. With up to 80% of the community expected to […]
November 8, 2016

Best Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

The news media is bursting at the seams with stories of the incidence of people addicted to pain medications.  Every year prescription painkillers cause more than […]
November 1, 2016

Health Benefits of Walking

One of the best choices for getting your daily exercise is walking.  When Michelle Obama promoted a campaign to walk 10,000 steps daily (the equivalent of […]
October 28, 2016

Benefits of a Standing Desk

Office furniture was staid and boring for decades.  Except for the big boss in the corner office, everyone else had a metal desk and a small […]
August 19, 2016

Are High Heels Safe?

Way back in the 10th century, during the Tang Dynasty, a rather barbaric practice of Chinese foot binding of young girls, aged six years or younger, […]
August 18, 2016

How to Protect Your Back During Daily Tasks

Unless you live in a warm-weather state where you can enjoy (or merely tolerate) doing yard work all year around, once the last of the snow […]
August 17, 2016

Common Triggers for Sciatica and What to do About Them

There are several causes of sciatica, which is identified as a painful condition which occurs from soreness or pain that travels from your lumbar or lower […]
August 16, 2016

How to Prevent Sciatica

The facts are plain and simple – it is not always possible to prevent sciatica, and sadly, the condition may reoccur after the initial bout with […]
June 17, 2015

Is Back Pain a Normal Sign of Aging?

We’ve all seen the pictures of the hunched-over elderly person who has to walk with a cane. It’s one of the first things that come to […]
May 18, 2015

Causes of Back Pain

Noted pundit Charles Barkley once divided the world into two camps: people who have bad backs and people who don’t. If you would like the relatively […]
October 31, 2014

Common Treatments for Back Pain

Most adults in New Jersey and throughout the country have suffered from back pain at one time or another. If you’ve experienced back pain, you likely […]
October 24, 2014

How to Avoid Back Pain

Back pain has become the most prevalent type of pain plaguing Americans. More than 100 million people throughout the country report having experienced back pain, with […]
February 27, 2014

Causes of Back Pain in Men

Back pain is a very common problem for many individuals, especially among adults. However, it is much less likely that a man will seek the help […]
February 17, 2014

What is Sacroiliitis?

When one or both of the sacroiliac joints become inflamed it is called Sacroiliitis. The sacroiliac joints are where the lower spine connects with the pelvis. […]
February 10, 2014

Recovering from Back Surgery

Recovering from back surgery is certainly not a pleasant experience. Like other surgeries, it will simply take time to reap the full benefits of the surgical […]
February 3, 2014

What Are The Symptoms of a Herniated Disc?

A disc in your body is the cushioning pads that are between the bones that make up your spinal cord. The purpose of these discs is […]
January 30, 2014

What is Scoliosis?

Spinal curvature is a sign of a disease by the name of scoliosis. Infantile scoliosis is diagnosed for children under three years old and juvenile scoliosis […]
January 26, 2014

What Are Bone Spurs?

Osteophytes, or bone spurs, are bony projections that tend to develop right along the bones edge. They often form where two bones come together at your […]
January 22, 2014

How to Describe Back Pain

There are many adjectives that can be used to describe a pain. It is important that you are able to convey your message to a spine […]
January 18, 2014

Common Back Pain Questions

Here are ten important questions about common back pain that are asked often and answers to each. The first question that most people ask about common […]
July 14, 2013

What is Cervical Spine Surgery?

The spinal cord is surrounded and protected by the spinal column which is made up of 24 bones called vertebrae. It also consists of the sacrum […]
May 25, 2013

What is a CranioSacral Massage?

Craniosacral massage is very different from some of the more traditional types of massage therapies. It uses a very subtle approach and instead of applying force, […]
May 23, 2013

What is a Swedish Massage?

All types of massage are not created equal even though they can be somewhat similar in technique and in benefit. The Swedish massage is one of […]
May 21, 2013

What is a Deep Tissue Massage?

There are many different types of massages which one can find in the Madison, NJ area. Many individuals are wondering if one is better than another, […]
April 27, 2013

Exercise Tips for Back Health

Recent research has indicated that inactivity is much harder on the back than participating in a reasonable and active lifestyle. Physical conditioning is one of the […]
April 25, 2013

How to Reduce Back Injury When Playing Sports

Exercise is a very important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. One of the most common ways to achieve high levels of exercise is to engage […]