Understanding Lower Back Anatomy

We recently added a video to help our readers understand the anatomy of their lower spine.

11 Ways to Indulge Your Spine

Your spine is an essential part of your body. Ensure you are doing everything you can to maintain and improve its health with these 11 ideas to help you indulge your spine.

Practical Tips to Lighten School Backpacks

If your child complains of back or shoulder pain, a heavy backpack could be the culprit. Check out these ideas for easing the load.

Is an Adjustable Bed Right for You?

An adjustable bed can be expensive, but if it relieves your back pain it may be worth the cost.

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.

Is Your Wallet Provoking Your Sciatica?

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

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.

Bed Rest Is Not the Best for Beating Back Pain

Experts now agree that extended bed rest can worsen or prolong back pain. Find out why, and what you can do to keep moving in spite of back pain.

Summer Exercise Is Good for Your Back

Summer is the perfect time to jump start your exercise routine and rehabilitate your back. These summer-friendly activity suggestions can help get you going.

Summer Hazards That May Worsen Back Pain

Summer can be good for your back, as warm weather and outdoor activities help you stay active. However, the season can also present some unique challenges for those with back and neck pain.