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The Pros and Cons of Common Pain Relievers

When it comes to pain relief, most people turn first to their medicine cabinet. But most people also have more than one pain reliever to choose from. There are so many options—Advil, Tylenol, Excedrin, good old aspirin and all sorts of generic and prescription alternatives. The question is: which bottle should you reach f … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

4 Proven Best Treatments For Back Pain Due to Lack of Oxygen

By Seven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS   Lack of oxygen causes pain. Now when I say "lack of oxygen," do you think of turning blue from holding your breath? I'm joking, of course, but only because it's always a surprise how many back pain sufferers are not aware that lack of oxygen at the cellular level causes c … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Do Heel Lifts Cause Back Pain?

Do heel lifts cause back pain?

By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA and co-founder of LoseTheBackPain.com One of the questions we get very often here at the Healthy Back Institute is, do heel lifts cause back pain?   Well, the answer is, yes, they can and often do and that is why we discourage people from going straight into heel lifts. Back pain suffe … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Are the foods you are eating keeping you in pain?

By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA and co-founder of LoseTheBackPain.com An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Could Be the Ticket to Feeling Better When I say the word "inflammation," it's likely to evoke thoughts of painful joints and muscles, swelling, and a loss of mobility. But did you know that recent research shows that chronic inflam … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone,

The 12 Worst Jobs for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments presented in physicians' offices yearly. Spinal compression, muscle imbalances, pinched or irritated nerves, muscle spasms, trigger points, stress, slips and falls... they all contribute to and can be created by back pain. If we look at the possible causes of back pain, we can … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

The 5 Most Dangerous Pain Medications

Attention pain sufferers... Find Out Which Are Safe and Which Can Be Deadly... Dangerous Pain Meds #5: Salicylates (Aspirin) Common names: aspirin, acetylsalicylate Think aspirin is safe? Think again! Higher doses or prolonged use at the lower dose ' even in buffered or coated form ' can double your like … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Do CT Scans Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Male patient in medical scanner with red lights

Doctors are supposed to order medical tests that help their patients pinpoint the source of their pain or problems… But there’s something alarming going on when it comes to lower back pain… If you see your doctor about lower back pain, you have more than a 50% chance they’ll send you for an imaging test... Like an X … Read More

Filed Under: Cancer, Lose the Back Pain, Lower Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,