Posteroanterior (PA) mobilization is effective for reducing spine stiffness and the magnitude of pain in patients with low back pain, study findings show. “The key experimental finding of this study is that the pain experienced by the patient may be reduced by manipulating mechanical mechanisms which could be targeted at reducing the bending stiffness of…Details
The spine-rotation stretch promotes spinal mobility. A decent stretch can reduce muscle tightness and relieve muscle soreness. Whether you have overtrained or have simply overdone it after not working out for a while, the spine-rotation stretch is great for opening your upper and midback, and outer-thigh region. Don’t worry if you don’t work out. Stretching…Details
The run up to Christmas is one of the most stressful times of the year and, because of this, one of the most likely times for you to experience back pain.
Many of us are stressed and rushing about trying to fit in last minute Christmas shopping, cooking, wrapping presents as well as 101 other jobs. It is at precisely this time when people are stressed and tired that back pain can strike.Details
As we try to get outside and make the most of these cold winter months, it’s important to use basic safety tips that help minimize injury. Make sure to follow the following tips to help keep your family injury free while out in the snow and ice. Shoveling snow can wreak havoc on the musculoskeletal…Details
Researchers have made a breakthrough into the second most-common form of arthritis that, until now, has eluded scientists. “Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis” or DISH, affects between 6 percent and 12 percent of North Americans, usually people older than 50, according to the Arthritis Society. DISH is a form of degenerative arthritis and characterized by the formation of…Details
Tense shoulders, or pains in the neck and back are the all too familiar complaints of travelers who carry heavy luggage. As thousands of Americans gear up for travel this holiday season, orthopaedic surgeons share safety tips to reduce travel related injuries. EXPERT ADVICE: “Back pain is very common and affects millions of Americans,” said…Details