End of Smoking Means End of Back Pain

“Smoking is bad for your health.” That’s a common message in our culture these days, yet a lot of people continue to smoke despite the fact that it’s detrimental to your body. When it comes to back pain, smoke is a contributor to the condition. When...

Exercise and Rest Help Alleviate Lower Back Pain

When you experience back pain, some of the advice you receive from people can be conflicting.  Some suggest that you rest, while others recommend that you stay active to release muscle tension. Both approaches are actually effective in providing pain relief. Proper...

Massage Therapy Is Better Than Taking Medicine for Back Pain

Back pain patients usually find themselves facing two alternatives for pain relief: pain medication or massage therapy.  Contrary to what some people may assume, both alternatives are able to provide instant relief to the pain, but the types of results they provide...

Does Working Outdoors in the Cold Cause Lower Back Pain?

As winter weather nears, we can no longer avoid the fact that we will soon have to work and travel in the cold. For office workers and those who work inside, the temperature can be regulated to make things more comfortable. But, what about the workers who spend their...