Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

5 ways to transform car rides

5 ways to transform car rides from painful to pleasant

Nobody wants to spend hours delayed in traffic; it's a nightmare on wheels for those with back pain. Take it from Olivia Sabedra-Buck, a 36-year-old marketing manager from Santa Barbara, California, who has suffered from severe lower back pain caused by a ruptured disk during her daily commute. Read More...

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Suffer from chronic lower back pain? New single shot treatment could be for you

Degenerative disk disease affects around 40 percent of the population over the age of 40, and those who live with the agony of the chronic ailment understand how persistent and difficult it is to treat. However, positive results from a three-year trial point to a new, long-term approach to treating Read More...

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How to correct your achy breaky WFH posture

Last week we published an article sharing a massage therapist’s advice on how to work from home without hurting your back—but let’s be frank. We’re already two years into the pandemic. We’ve probably already spent our fair share of time hunched over laptops while sitting Read More...

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A massage therapist's advice on WFH without hurting your back

When more people started working remotely, licensed massage therapist and treatment trainer Polly Brasch reported seeing “more postural problems among [her] clients.” She “noticed a big swing in clients having pain in their middle and upper backs,” which is certainly an outcome of the Read More...

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Keep back pain away with these spine-strengthening exercises

The spine is one of the most integral parts of the human body. It’s connected to almost every movement we engage in, so it’s very important to keep it strong and healthy. Here are four exercises to maintain a healthy spine. Back extension The erector spinae is the largest muscle group in the Read More...

Chronic aches and pains? Your

Chronic aches and pains? Your sleeping position may be to blame

Do you find yourself struggling with chronic aches and pains? There are a lot of contributing factors to any bodily discomfort we may feel during the day—for instance, whatever you do for work, whether it’s hours of manual labor or sitting hunched over a screen for extended periods will result Read More...

Sitting a lot? Here’s how to

Sitting a lot? Here’s how to keep your back pain-free

Humans have developed a habit of being overly sedentary, and we’re afraid coronavirus lockdowns aren’t exactly helping. NYC-based Physiotherapist Charlotte Sayers told Greatist that most of her clients are complaining of new low back pains since they’ve started working from home. “Our backs Read More...

New study suggests yoga and ta

New study suggests yoga and tai chi can ease lower back pain

If you’ve experienced back pain at some point in your life, you’re not alone: Around 80 percent of adults in the US experience pain in the lower back at one point or another. Now, a review by researchers at Florida Atlantic University has concluded that movement-based mind-body exercises such Read More...

Study finds self-administered

Study finds self-administered acupressure can help ease your back pain

You’d be surprised how much relief you can bring to your aching back without having to seek professional help. In a new study from the University of Michigan, researchers found out that self-administered acupressure can alleviate chronic pain in the back. Acupressure is similar to acupuncture, Read More...

Back pain could soon become a

Back pain could soon become a thing of the past

Back pain is a common health problem that is bound to afflict most people at a certain point in their lives. The pain usually originates from the gradual degradation of the discs that separate the spinal vertebrae. This may no longer be the case as scientists are aiming to solve this issue by Read More...