Are the foods you are eating keeping you in pain?

By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA and co-founder of LoseTheBackPain.com An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Could Be the Ticket to Feeling Better When I say the word "inflammation," it's likely to evoke thoughts of painful joints and muscles, swelling, and a loss of mobility. But did you know that recent research shows that chronic inflam … Read More

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

The 12 Worst Jobs for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments presented in physicians' offices yearly. Spinal compression, muscle imbalances, pinched or irritated nerves, muscle spasms, trigger points, stress, slips and falls... they all contribute to and can be created by back pain. If we look at the possible causes of back pain, we can … Read More

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

The 5 Most Dangerous Pain Medications

  Attention pain sufferers... Find Out Which Are Safe and Which Can Be Deadly... Dangerous Pain Meds #5: Salicylates (Aspirin) Common names: aspirin, acetylsalicylate Think aspirin is safe? Think again! Higher doses or prolonged use at the lower dose ' even in buffered or coated form ' can double your likel … Read More

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

How do I focus on the lower back / upper back and neck region?

Inversion is a natural form of gravity-assisted traction. This means that the amount of traction applied to various locations of the body is exactly the right amount! Every vertebra and related disc is just the right size to support the weight above it. The large discs in the lower back are the right size to support the 60% … Read More

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What type of conditions does the Freedom Back support the best?

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME CERVICAL AND LUMBAR FACET SYNDROMES DEGERNERTIVE DISC DISEASE FIBROMYALGIA LOWER BACK PAIN LUMBAR DISC PROBLEMS MYOFASCIAL PAIN NECK PAIN OSTEOARTHRITIS REPETITIVE MOTION DISORDERS SCIATICA SPINAL STENOSIS … Read More

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What are the 7 reasons for The Back Pain Seat Cushions comfort?

The “Zero Pressure Tailbone cutout” eliminates direct contact between your tail bone and the seat. High-Density form provides better support and even distribution of your body’s weight. Anatomical natural shape allows for neutral support for lower spine. Soft breathable fabric cover ensures all day comfort. Gradu … Read More

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Back Pain Treatments A-Z

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If you're suffering from chronic back pain, there are dozens of treatment options available to you. Many of them you probably have not heard about from your doctor or healthcare provider. Prescription medications, steroid injections, and expensive surgeries are not the only options for pain management and pain relief. Mor … Read More

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Understanding And Overcoming Chronic Pain in the Spine

businessman suffering from spinal pain

If you suffer from chronic pain in the spine, it could be an indicator that you are suffering from a more serious medical problem that needs immediate medical assistance. Spine pain occurs due to a variety of factors including trauma, injury, infections or lifestyle, and because of the complicated nature of the spine, effect … Read More

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

What are the causes and symptoms of Arthritis in the lower back?

Arthritis in the lower back or lumbar spine arthritis is a common problem in older people. It can also happen in obese and overweight individuals, heavy laborers and anyone with a previous history of spinal injuries. The vertebrae in your backbone are separated from each other by cushion-like spinal discs in front of the … Read More

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