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,
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.
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,
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.
In January 2012, a study out of the Harvard School of Public Health was published in the journal Work, evaluating neck, shoulder and wrist positions for health volunteers who use tablets regularly, to determine which positions may put people at increased risk of developing pain.
The numbers are staggering. More than 632 million people worldwide suffer from low back pain, and it is a leading cause of disability.
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,
A study by the US Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission calculated that carrying a 12-pound backpack to and from school and lifting it 10 times a day for an entire school year puts a cumulative load on youngsters’ bodies of 21,600 pounds — the equivalent of six mid-sized cars!
Wearing high heels can make you feel taller, glamorous and fashionable. But are these benefits worth the painful consequences?