1. For men: Don’t sit on your wallet! When you put your wallet in your back pocket, that’s what you’re doing. That makes you sitting in a unbalanced posture, adding to back discomfort. This is a common complaint of truckers and sales reps. A helpful hint for those of you who travel a lot by [...]
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80% of American will experience back pain in their lifetime. Although there are some unavoidable causes of back pain, such as trauma, there are several avoidable causes of back pain. Bad posture Misalignment Weak core Inactivity The below graphic includes some back pain prevention tips for standing, sitting, and sleeping posture as well as exercise. [...]
If you have never been to a studio or class it can be hard to know where to get started with yoga. Below is a list of yoga poses and descriptions that alleviate acute back pain. Click on the image to enlarge.
Sciatica is a leading form of back pain sometimes caused by herniated disc compressing spinal nerves causing pain in the low back down the leg. If the cause of the Sciatica isn’t nerve compression from a herniated disc, then the cause is almost always a tight muscle called the Piriformis. If a tight piriformis is [...]
Is Your Pillow a Pain in the Neck? The solution to a good night’s sleep can be using the right pillow. Recently, I’ve been waking up with a pain in my neck. I calculated how long I’ve had my pillow – way too long – and decided the solution was to get a new pillow. [...]