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What You Should Know About Depression And Back Pain

Chronic pain and mood disorders can often go hand-in-hand. In fact, as many as 50% of people with chronic pain also have depression. It seems that one particular pair of conditions – depression and back pain – may be particularly widespread. Considering how often chronic pain and mood disorders can co-occur, this isn’t very surprising. After all, [...]

2018-05-09T18:09:36-07:00May 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Why Is Weight Loss So Important For Reducing Back Pain?

Weight loss and exercise are wonderful ways to prevent back pain, but did you also know that healthy movement could reduce existing back pain? It’s true. Researchers at Stanford University found that overweight people who increased the amount of time they spent moving by just 20 minutes daily reduced their risk of back pain by 32%. Weight [...]

2018-01-18T15:27:09-07:00January 29th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Back Pain? Fix It Up Now.

Here’s a stat for you. According to the American Chiropractic Association, one half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year. In addition, it turns out that we spend at least $50 billion — that’s billion with a “b” — on back pain. Worse yet? That’s just for identified costs, not [...]

2017-02-14T12:37:33-07:00February 15th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Does Medication For Lower Back Pain Actually Work?

In the fight against lower back pain, many people and their doctors reach for the same weapons: common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. New research on commonly recommended and prescribed lower back pain medications has found that many may actually be virtually ineffective for treating lower back pain and that medication for lower back pain may actually do [...]

2017-01-11T17:05:21-07:00January 30th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

9 Epidural Steroid Injection Videos To Watch Now

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? If so, it might be time to consider an epidural steroid injection. Epidural steroid injections allow your doctor to apply powerful, anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing medication directly into your areas of discomfort. Steroid injections are not a first line of treatment for pain, but they are used to help people combat pain who [...]

Newly FDA-Approved VertiFlex Superion Offers Back Pain Relief

A newly-approved device, the VertiFlex Superion, may offer chronic pain patients relief from common causes of back pain and leg pain. Read on to learn more. What causes back pain? The most common source of chronic pain is the lower back, specifically the lumbar spine. Several painful conditions can develop in the lumbar spine, such [...]

2016-12-12T16:24:30-07:00December 13th, 2016|Tags: , , |10 Comments
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