Back Pain on Your Lower Right Side: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Man with Right Side Lower Back Pain

[Bonus material: Discover the 7-day back pain cure] Would it surprise you if I said you might have a neurological disorder? If you have lower back pain on your right side, you do. In fact, back pain of any kind is the second most common neurological (or nervous system) disorder after headaches. And as of 2018, it's one … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Ways to Quickly Heal Pulled Back Muscles

[Bonus content: The Ultimate 7-Day Anti-Inflammatory Recipe Plan] If you haven’t already, you probably will at some point experience a pulled back muscle. They’re the most common cause of low back pain. It could happen during a game of golf, while cleaning the garage, or even on the dance floor. While we often tend … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Why Diverticulitis Can Cause Aggravating Low Back Pain

Diverticulitis is a serious condition that can cause irritating pelvic and lower back pain. To understand why diverticulitis can cause pelvic and low back pain, you have to know what diverticulitis actually is -- and how it's different from diverticulosis. Diverticulosis is when the colon bulges out into "pouches" alon … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

best sleeping positions for lower back pain

It's a vicious cycle: If you suffer from lower back pain, it can make it tough for you to get a good night's sleep. And if you regularly sleep in what we call a bad "sleep position," it can make your low back pain even worse. In fact, sleeping in a bad position may actually be one of the underlying causes of your back pain … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

How Long Does Sciatic Nerve Pain Last?

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If you're dealing with a painful sciatica flare-up, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: How long does sciatica nerve pain last? I have good news for you if this is the first time you're experiencing sciatica pain. Acute episodes generally resolve relatively quickly, usually within a few weeks. But … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Want the Benefits of Inversion Therapy without the Equipment? Try These Exercises

spinal decompression at home

Every day, whether you’re standing or sitting, the force of gravity is pulling down on your spine, compressing the discs in your back, taxing your ligaments, and putting pressure on your nerves. Over time, spinal compression can lead to upper and lower back pain, neck pain, stiff shoulders and neck and spine-related conditi … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Fix the Posture Mistakes You Make Every Day

I've been a practicing chiropractor for over 20 years, and I can tell you that most back problems are caused by poor body mechanics. Body mechanics are how we hold our bodies and how we engage in basic and complex movements. But most of us go through our entire lives without knowing how important proper body mechanics … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

Your Smartphone is Destroying Your Neck. Here’s How to Fix It.

More than 95% of Americans now own cell phones, smartphones or other types of mobile devices, like a tablet or iPad. It's a great way to stay connected, but this explosion in mobile technology has created a new epidemic: text neck. I'm sure I don't have to tell you that people have become addicted to their mobile phone … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

PODCAST: How Chris Kresser is Transforming Conventional Healthcare

Today's guest is New York Times bestselling author Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac. He is an internationally known expert in Paleo nutrition, ancestral health and integral health. He is also the creator of chriskresser.com, one of the top 25 most popular health websites in the world. In this episode, we discuss his campaign to tra … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,