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Opioids and Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability and chronic pain among adults and one of the most common reasons for which patients are treated with opioids. In this article, I take a look at some of…

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Can You Heal a Herniated Disc?

Can a herniated disc heal without surgery? In this article, I take a deep dive into some of the current scientific literature to see if a herniated disc can heal on its own without surgery. Contents Lower back pain and…

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Exercise For Lower Back Pain

In this weeks article, I examine the role and requirement of exercise for lower back pain. Is it effective and what should you be doing? Read on to find out more. Four out of five Americans will experience back pain…

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How To Sleep With Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica is a painful condition, that is usually triggered by the irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain can be felt anywhere from the buttocks right the way down to the lower leg and it can be one of the…

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How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain may not be a life-threatening condition, but it is the leading worldwide cause of years lost to disability and up to 80% of people will experience at least one pain episode in their. It can still be…

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What is Sciatica?

Your sciatic nerve begins at your spinal cord, runs through your hips and buttocks, and then branches down each leg. Sciatica is a condition when pain radiates from the lower back, down through the leg, possibly as far as the…

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What Emotions are Connected to Lower Back Pain?

Lower back pain is one of the most common physical problems we will experience throughout our lives from causing difficulty working to trouble sleeping, it can be a major hassle. But did you know that your emotions can influence your…

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