Watch Your Back This Christmas

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.

Cause of Second Most-Common Arthritis Discovered

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…