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...

Sitting for Longer Periods Can Lead to Disc Degeneration

Do you often sit for hours each day?  If so, you will likely find yourself experiencing back pain after several days or weeks of being sedentary. A lot of people, especially those who work at desks for eight hours straight, experience pain in their lower back. ...

Massage Therapy Reduces Chances of Post Treatment Injury

Is physical therapy for chronic pain effective? According to a research study conducted by the Ottawa Panel it is Research indicates that massage therapy is in fact effective in reducing back pain as well as improving functionality. More positive recommendations on...