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Is Your Bed Causing You Back Pain?

A good night’s sleep should leave you feeling refreshed, not with an achy back. If you wake up in the morning feeling stiff or experiencing back pain, your bed may be to blame.

While the development of back pain has many risk factors, including posture, being overweight, smoking, and leading a sedentary lifestyle, the quality and age […]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What Is The Link Between Smoking And Back Pain?

You’ve heard all the health risks related to smoking, or so you thought. Did you know cigarettes have also been linked to back pain?

That’s right, smokers face a heightened risk of developing low back pain, according to research from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Additional risk factors to back pain uncovered by the research […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 7 Facts About Back Pain

Back pain is both common and severe, affecting as much as 80% of the U.S. adult population at some point during their lives. Meanwhile, low back pain ranks as the top cause of disability worldwide, according to the American Chiropractic Association.

People spend at least $50 billion annually on medications and treatments in hopes of feeling […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

June Highlights Latest News On Headaches And Neck Pain

Headaches are one of the more common health issues, with nearly half of all adults worldwide reporting one in the past year. While many of these cases aren’t debilitating, about 10% of the worldwide population between 18 and 65 unfortunately does experience severe pain in the form of migraines, according to the World Health Organization […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Comprehensive Assessment of Chronic Pain Outcomes

From The Lab
By Ted Swing, Ph.D

The experience of pain is one of the most important medical challenges of our time. Pain is the most common reason people seek medical care in the U.S. Chronic pain, defined as pain lasting several months or more, affects one third of American adults, with 9% experiencing moderate or severe […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain, Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Alternative Treatments For Headaches

Headaches may seem to strike at random, ruining your day or even week, leaving you feeling powerless against their ability to leave you bed-ridden or at the very least, navigating the day feeling like you’d rather be at home resting.

Fortunately, you do have power against headaches. There are specific lifestyle modifications and alternative treatments that […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How Stress-Reduction Techniques Vary Depending On Headache Type

Stress is one of the top triggers for headaches, with even short periods of tension potentially causing your head to pound. Long-term stress sometimes leads to more serious concerns, such as chronic headaches, cluster headaches, or migraines.

Reducing stress to stop the pain from developing in the first place is often an effective form of treatment […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

4 Ways Doctors Are Looking Anew At Opioids

After decades of increasingly common opioid use, data now emerging paints a scary picture of rising addiction and overdose rates. Meanwhile, doctors aren’t even sure if these dangerous pills are helping patients reduce pain.

With the risks clear and benefits uncertain, the medical community is committed to helping people find new ways of fighting pain and […]

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5 Treatments That Could Reduce Neck Pain

Neck pain affects about 15% of adults in the U.S., mostly women, and can lead to chronic discomfort that impacts a person’s daily life.

Causes of neck pain range from poor posture to medical conditions like arthritis. The severity and duration of neck pain varies depending on the primary cause. Posture can be corrected while arthritis […]

4 Yoga Poses For Chronic Neck Pain

If you’re suffering from chronic neck pain, you’ve probably tried just about everything to find relief. Yoga, the ancient mind/body practice that’s gained much recognition for reducing stress, may not be the first method on your list of ways to minimize neck pain. But studies show it works.

German researchers found that a group of patients […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

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