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

Filed Under: Back Pain
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

Filed Under: Back Pain
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

Filed Under: Back Pain
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

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

How to Choose the Best Pain Relief Cream

Some of the most popular pain relief products available on the market today are topical analgesics. These over-the-counter pain relief products come in various forms: There are pain relieving gels, roll-ons, sprays and topical analgesic creams. There are so many options it's hard to know which one to choose. It's im … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Rub on Relief, Treatments
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

How to Choose the Best Chair for Back Pain (And 2 You Should to Try)

The average American spends anywhere from eight to 12 hours a day sitting. Despite the significant amount of time we spend sitting throughout the day, most people don't pay any regard to the chair they use. But know this: a good chair can be a key factor in relieving debilitating back pain and neck pain — and avoiding … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

5 Ways to Quickly Heal Pulled Back Muscles

If you haven’t already, you probably will at some point experience a pulled back muscle. It could happen during a game of golf, while cleaning the garage, or even on the dance floor. A pulled back muscle occurs when the muscle is stretched too far, causing small tears within the muscle. It may not sound like a serio … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Why You Feel Lower Back Pain When You Have the Flu

Back Pain And The Flu

Is lower back pain a symptom of the flu? Is there a link between back pain and the flu? These are common questions we get, especially during the winter, here at the Healthy Back Institute. Every year millions of Americans take to bed stricken with a cold or the flu. Also known as influenza, the flu is a nasty virus … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Flu Vaccines
Written By: Jesse Cannone,