One of the questions we get most here at the Healthy Back Institute is: “what’s the best mattress for back pain?”.
A good mattress can make all the difference in the world for getting a good night’s sleep. When sciatica or back pain makes sleeping difficult, picking the right mattress takes… read more »
There has been little disagreement for decades that packing on extra pounds can be detrimental your health. Now there’s reason to believe higher levels of belly fat have a direct relationship with pain throughout the body.
Having an “apple-shaped” body with more fat around the midsection has been proclaimed as unhealthier… read more »
Inversion Therapy Table vs the Nubax TrioIn this video we do an in-depth review of both inversion therapy and a device called the Nubax Trio. While both are great at decompressing the spine, they each have their advantages and disadvantages. Find out which one is right for you in this… read more »
Short-tem, or acute, inflammation is one of your body’s most powerful defense mechanisms. Swelling from increased fluids protects injured areas from further harm while the body goes into overdrive to fend off bacteria, viruses, and even parasites. It not only kills off the invaders, but damaged tissue as well, until… read more »
Back pain is the leading cause of disability in the world. Other muscle and joint pain complaints, such as arthritis, are nearly as prevalent. A new study published earlier this month in The Lancet indicates soldiers in modern combat remain at high risk for these types of injuries.
In the study,… read more »
Review of The BackJoy Core
So, they call it a “back orthotic” and claim it can eliminate back pain in seconds.
Well, it’s really more of a seat or cushion that supports your pelvis when sitting on it. When used correctly it actually does help you to sit up straighter which improves… read more »
One of the biggest things that keeps people in pain is not the condition or lack of some high-tech treatment, but instead, it’s often their own beliefs.
If you are struggling with any type of problem in your life, whether it’s some form of back pain or some other issue, I… read more »
If you’ve been diagnosed with sciatica you might be surprised to learn it’s not really a physical condition at all. Instead, sciatica is a description of a set of pain symptoms typically caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve…. read more »
Fixing a bulging or herniated disc means different things to different people. Usually it either means a) help me stop my back pain, or b) help me fix the herniated disc. The end result may be the same but the perspective is critical…. read more »
TENS is back in the news again. TENS therapy is widely used to treat chronic lower back pain by sending electric currents to nerves from a pocket sized battery pack through electrodes attached to the skin (TENS stands for transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation)…. read more »