Lower back pain affects up to 23% of the world’s adult population. Though back pain can come from a variety of different sources, up to 90% of lower back pain is mechanical or non-specific. Mechanical or non-specific low back pain means that the pain is not found to be originating from something more serious, such as […]
This section focuses on injury prevention tips for common injuries seen in the spine, such as lumbar herniated discs, sciatica, tech neck, and sacroiliac joint pain.
Sacroiliac pain can be a frustrating experience when pain is waiting for you at every step. A big part of getting better is quickly is understanding what not to do to avoid constant flare-ups. But what aggravates sacroiliac joint pain? This article will take you through the basics of SI joint pain and explain what
A lumbar herniated disc can be a painfully scary experience. It’s incredibly frustrating to figure out how to get on with your daily life when something so simple as bending over to tie your shoes can leave you in excruciating pain. But what activities should you avoid with a herniated disc? In this article, I’ll
We’ve all been there. You’re going along fine, and then one morning, you wake up with excruciating neck pain. You know — that deep ache from the back of your head down into your shoulder blade that makes it nearly impossible to turn your head — yeah, it’s going to be a good day. Why
Sciatica is a widely accepted catch-all term that people use to describe pain in the back and hip, radiating down the back of the leg. It may surprise you to learn that sciatica itself is not a diagnosis; it’s a symptom (with several possible causes). When you have sciatica, it feels like everyone is a doctor,
Have you ever noticed a stiff neck after long stints on your phone and just dismissed it as par for the course? It might be tech neck, and yeah, it’s a thing. Tech neck, aka text neck, is a not-so-affectionate term for neck pain and other symptoms resulting from constantly looking down to use technology,