In this article we’ll explore the relationship, if any, between back pain and gluten. Back Pain And Gluten Intolerance Are back pain and gluten related? In recent years there have been an increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with an allergy or intolerance to gluten. These conditions are referred to as Celiac disease and […]

How Does Weight Affect Your Back?

April 20th, 2018 Posted in Back Pain

Logic (and a quick google search) tells us that obesity and back pain are related. But what do the experts say? Does weight affect your back? Let’s take a closer look. Does Weight Affect your Back? A few studies 3,4 have confirmed the popular theory that being overweight can cause back pain. These studies have […]

Many back pain sufferers would prefer to treat back pain without surgery. You may surprise to learn that many doctors would also prefer non-surgical treatment options for your back. Is Back Surgery A Good Idea? In an article last week we discussed failed back surgery, or FBS. if you read that article you may remember […]

Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS or FBS) is a condition in which a patient experiences back pain after surgery. What is Post Laminectomy Syndrome? Post laminectomy syndrome is a type of FBS. It describes a patient who experiences back pain after a specific procedure called laminectomy. Why Does Back Surgery Fail? Though the condition is […]

If you have back pain you’ve, no doubt, had others recommend you strengthen your core. Exercises can be a great way to strengthen both your core and your back muscles. So, what are the best exercises for back pain? As it turns out, you can do many back exercises at home to help strengthen your […]

Pilates has become very popular in the United States. Can it be helpful for you? What about your back? In this article we’ll talk about pilates and the potential benefits of pilates for back pain. What is Pilates? Pilates is a type of physical fitness in which the individual performs controlled movements to strengthen their […]

Should you try acupuncture for back pain? How does acupuncture work and is it effective for treating lower back pain? In this article we’ll take a closer look at the concepts behind the practice of acupuncture and the debate about its effectiveness. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a form of alternative therapy commonly performed in […]

When the weather gets cold here in Upstate New York a lot of people take to flight. If you’re making travel arrangements, take a break in your planning to read these tips on how to prevent back pain after flying. See also: Back Pain While Driving 1. Strengthen your Core If you have time before […]

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