Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

The Latest Cause of Neck Pain: Pokémon Go

The popular smartphone game Pokémon Go has people—young people, in particular—spending hours looking at their phone, which is putting them at risk for neck pain. Learn what you can do to prevent neck problems from playing Pokémon Go.

How Massage Can Ease Sciatic Pain

Massages shouldn't be reserved only for vacations—learn how massage therapy can relieve your sciatic pain.

5 Ways to Keep Your Spine Healthy and Happy

There are a number of simple things you can try to help keep your spine as healthy as possible and minimize complications from your back condition and/or prevent future painful episodes.

2 Walking Tips to Avoid Sciatica Pain

These 2 tips can help you find relief from your sciatic pain and put you back in charge of your walking schedule.

7 Sleeping Tips for Patients with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain and insomnia are closely connected. These tips may help you get a better night's rest.

Is Your Wallet Provoking Your Sciatica?

Are sciatica symptoms giving you trouble? The culprit may be right beneath you.

Painkillers Can Sometimes Increase Chronic Pain

A patient’s brain changes during long-term use of opioids for chronic pain, which can lead to tolerance and possibly addiction.

6 Tips to Have a Productive Doctor’s Visit if You Have Sciatica

Visiting the doctor for your sciatica symptoms? These 6 tips can help you maximize your appointment.

Is Massage Therapy Effective for Back Pain Relief?

The number of people who have used massage to treat their low back pain is steadily growing, and many swear by its effectiveness. But what do scientific studies say?

Top 12 Tips for Buying a New Mattress

Buying a new mattress can be a daunting task, because mattresses are a major purchase and they can make a big difference for those with back pain. These top 12 tips will help make the process easier.