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Category Archives: Back Pain

Back Pain Advice to Take with a Grain of Salt

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among adults of all ages. It is so common that one can easily find some well-intended advice nearly anywhere they look. In many cases, the advice that is offered can be beneficial in some way. Where people may go wrong is in mistaking any single piece  …Read More


Back Pain in Your Sixties

Over the past few months, we’ve been discussing some of the reasons back pain may occur during various life stages. This month, we look at back pain affecting people in their 60s. Before this decade of life, back pain may be relatively uncommon. The biological and lifestyle changes that may happen in one’s 60s may  …Read More


Millennials are Not Immune to Back Pain

Often, back and neck pain are seen as problems that only affect older adults. While it’s true that more instances of back and neck pain occur as people get older, it’s also true that spinal pain does not discriminate. In fact, there seem to be pain patterns that are more common among younger adults. Here,  …Read More


Back Pain in Your Fifties

Back pain can occur at any time in life. It affects people of all walks of life and, if not addressed properly, can become an ongoing problem. Here, we look at some of the most common reasons for back pain during one’s fifties. A Normal Part of Aging Before we discuss the specific conditions that  …Read More



When Back Pain is Arthritis

Back pain is one of the most common complaints expressed by adults of all ages. It may result from an injury or may occur without much evidence as to why. This is what can make back pain difficult to understand. However, some symptoms can provide clues regarding a potential underlying cause. Here, we outline some  …Read More





Is Recovery from Back Surgery Painful?

Back problems often cause chronic pain. Although patients who eventually need surgery have often suffered for years with persistent pain that occasionally flares up, the idea of a surgical procedure and recovery feels intimidating. Patients often want to know if their procedure will achieve pain relief or cause more pain. Here, we will discuss the  …Read More


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