Oh My Aching Back – Or Is It My Hip?

Back problems can masquerade as hip problems and vice versa. “There is a lot of overlap,” says US orthopedic physician Frank Lorch, M.D. Most pain from hip and back problems is not dangerous and is usually due to ordinary wear and tear on the body. However, when you don’t know what is causing the pain,

Lower Back

Relieve Your Lower Back Pain With These Poses

Yoga’s not just for women, or just for people who like to meditate. It’s not just for the super bendy or for people who don’t like to work up a sweat. It is for everyone because it’s functional. It improves movement patterns, corrects muscle imbalances and alignment. It requires you to move through a full range of motion as you enhance dynamic flexibility.

low back pain

4 Reasons For Back Pain

About 80% of people experience back pain at some point and many of us don’t know the cause. Health.com points our the 4 reasons why your back might hurt. Take a look at these 4 reasons your back hurts, and try to figure out if you’re increasing your odds for injury.

Some triggers for back pain and things to avoid include,

surgery

Orthopedic Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon for Spine Surgery

When patients are considering having spine surgery, one of the most common questions they have is, “Which is better, a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic spine surgeon?” The quick answer is that for most types of spine surgery, both specially trained orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons may be considered.

Pregnancy

A Guide to Managing Back Pain Post-Pregnancy

So, the baby is born, the pregnancy is over and you are immediately able to get back to the body and health you had nine months back, right? So, after you stop laughing, the answer is right in front of you: No! Besides the obvious change in your life, frequently there are undesired reminders of the previous nine months that are still sticking around: weight,

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