Lower Left Back Pain: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

lower left back pain

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Nov. 6, 2018. Here at The Healthy Back Institute, one of the most frequent questions we get from our readers is: What causes lower left side back pain? But over the years, I’ve learned that what most people REALLY want to know is: What’s the best way to get rid of lower lef … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

17 Back Muscles That Cause the Most Back Pain (and how to get relief!)

Back muscles

Back pain is one of the top reasons for missed work and second only to upper-respiratory infections for causing doctor visits. Most of the time, back muscle pain is diagnosed then "treated” with little more than a prescription of rest, painkillers and muscle relaxants. Follow this advice and you’re taking one more step … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Muscle Balance Therapy
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Peyton Manning’s Stem Cell Therapy is Just One of the Underground ‘Cures’ Big Pharma Wants to Squash

There are few people on the planet who understand back pain like pro football players. And on that Sunday afternoon NFL legend Peyton Manning was REALLY hurting. After numerous injuries... Peyton suffered extreme back pain, arthritis and bulging discs... And he underwent THREE back surgeries in 15 months. But Pe … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Nerve Treatment
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Orthopedic Surgeon Reveals Urgent Warning About Spine Surgery

Dr David Hanscom Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Have you or a loved one been told spine surgery is the only option left? Have you ever considered back surgery because you were in such excruciating pain it made living an active life impossible? Or have you already gone under the knife — only to find you have more back pain than ever? Then you may be very surprised … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Daily Habits That Cause Back Pain in Women

After the common cold, nothing sends more people to the doctor than back pain. And if you are a woman, you’re more likely to experience back pain at some point than a man. It doesn’t seem fair, does it? The truth is, women carry a heavy burden. As a woman, you’re often responsible for taking care of your family and you … Read More

Filed Under: Lower Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Dietary Fixes That Ease Back Pain Fast

Man with Lower Back Pain

Inflammation is a BIG reason so many people around the world are suffering from back pain right this very minute. In fact, it’s the smoking gun behind nearly ALL chronic health conditions… like cancer… heart disease… Alzheimer’s… joint pain… To put it really simply, inflammation is a form of swelling in your body. It’s … Read More

Filed Under: 7 Day Back Pain Cure, Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The Pros and Cons of Common Pain Relievers

When it comes to pain relief, most people turn first to their medicine cabinet. But most people also have more than one pain reliever to choose from. There are so many options—Advil, Tylenol, Excedrin, good old aspirin and all sorts of generic and prescription alternatives. The question is: which bottle should you reach f … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

4 Proven Best Treatments For Back Pain Due to Lack of Oxygen

By Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS   Lack of oxygen causes pain. Now when I say "lack of oxygen," do you think of turning blue from holding your breath? I'm joking, of course, but only because it's always a surprise how many back pain sufferers are not aware that lack of oxygen at the cellular level causes chronic pai … Read More

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

Do Heel Lifts Cause Back Pain?

Do heel lifts cause back pain?

By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA and co-founder of LoseTheBackPain.com One of the questions we get very often here at the Healthy Back Institute is, do heel lifts cause back pain?   Well, the answer is, yes, they can and often do and that is why we discourage people from going straight into heel lifts. Back pain suffe … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,