Why Diverticulitis Can Cause Aggravating Low Back Pain

Diverticulitis is a serious condition that can cause irritating pelvic and lower back pain. To understand why diverticulitis can cause pelvic and low back pain, you have to know what diverticulitis actually is -- and how it's different from diverticulosis. Diverticulosis is when the colon bulges out into "pouches" alon … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone,

5 Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

best sleeping positions for lower back pain

It's a vicious cycle: If you suffer from lower back pain, it can make it tough for you to get a good night's sleep. And if you regularly sleep in what we call a bad "sleep position," it can make your low back pain even worse. In fact, sleeping in a bad position may actually be one of the underlying causes of your back pain … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

How Long Does Sciatic Nerve Pain Last?

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If you're dealing with a painful sciatica flare-up, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: How long does sciatica nerve pain last? I have good news for you if this is the first time you're experiencing sciatica pain. Acute episodes generally resolve relatively quickly, usually within a few weeks. But … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone,

How to Fix the Posture Mistakes You Make Every Day

I've been a practicing chiropractor for over 20 years, and I can tell you that most back problems are caused by poor body mechanics. Body mechanics are how we hold our bodies and how we engage in basic and complex movements. But most of us go through our entire lives without knowing how important proper body mechanics … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

Your Smartphone is Destroying Your Neck. Here’s How to Fix It.

More than 95% of Americans now own cell phones, smartphones or other types of mobile devices, like a tablet or iPad. It's a great way to stay connected, but this explosion in mobile technology has created a new epidemic: text neck. I'm sure I don't have to tell you that people have become addicted to their mobile phone … Read More

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Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

Lower Back Pain Right Side: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Man with Right Side Lower Back Pain

Would it surprise you if I said you might have a neurological disorder? If you have lower back pain on your right side, you do. In fact, back pain of any kind is the second most common neurological (or nervous system) disorder after headaches. It makes sense when you consider the unique structures that make up your bac … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone,

PODCAST: How Chris Kresser is Transforming Conventional Healthcare

Today's guest is New York Times bestselling author Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac. He is an internationally known expert in Paleo nutrition, ancestral health and integral health. He is also the creator of chriskresser.com, one of the top 25 most popular health websites in the world. In this episode, we discuss his campaign to tra … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone,