Back Pain Relief Blog Posts

When Men Need to See a Doctor for Neck or Back Pain

Patient and doctor reviewing MRI images
According to several studies, men are more likely than women to put off a doctor's visit. But when it comes to back and neck pain, there are certain signs that should never be ignored.

When There's No Cure for Your Aching Back

Physical therapist examining patients lower back
Chronic pain can be debilitating and frustrating, but proactive measures can help you take control and improve your quality of life.

Electrotherapy: The Lower Back Pain Treatment You've Never Heard Of

Tens unit being applied to the lower back.
Learn about the benefits of electrotherapy for treating your lower back pain.

2 Easy Exercises for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Pain Relief

Woman laying on the floor preparing to do the supine hamstring stretch
Not all relief from lumbar degenerative disc disease pain requires a prescription.

How Posture Can Aggravate a Lumbar Herniated Disc

A man standing with good posture, and a man slouched over showing poor posture
Your poor posture may be provoking your lumbar herniated disc symptoms.

Why Do I Need Psychological Screening for Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Medical illustration showing the placement of a spinal cord stimulator
Here’s what to expect during the psychological screening required before starting spinal cord stimulation.

Tips for Golfing with Spinal Stenosis

Golf ball sitting on a golf green.
With a few modifications and considerations, taking up your golf game after spinal stenosis surgery is possible.

6 Quick Stretches to Protect Your Back at Work

Woman stretching her neck while sitting at her desk.
Poor posture caused by sitting all day takes a serious toll on your back. Here are 6 easy to do stretches to combat the effects of too much sitting.

3 Essential Tips for Swimming with Back Pain

Man doing front stroke in the pool.
These essential tips for swimming with back pain can help you get back in the water.

Can Herniated Discs Heal on Their Own?

Herniated disc in the lumbar spine radiating pain
Pain from a herniated disc may subside or lessen over time without the disc itself actually healing.