Strengthening Core Muscles

Strengthening Core Muscles

Movement exercises combat back pain We live in a sitting culture, says Ivan Huergo, DPT, founder and clinical director of Physical…

Yoga for People with Back Pain

Yoga for People with Back Pain

Harvard Health Blog Whenever my lower back gets tight (which happens more often than not after being glued to my…

Back Pain Reversal

Back Pain Reversal

New recommendations emphasize non-opioid treatments Hurt your back, take a pain pill. That’s a common treatment, right? Sure is. In 2014, more…

Sciatica often resolves with time and treatment

Sciatica often resolves with time and treatment

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three weeks ago I was diagnosed with sciatica. I didn’t have much pain initially,…

The Science of Sciatica Pain

The Science of Sciatica Pain

By Laura Drucker A few years ago, I suffered from a herniated disc. The pain in my lower back was horrible,…

How to banish aches and pains

How to banish aches and pains

Harvard Health Letter Is your back bothering you? Do your hamstrings hurt? Is your neck or shoulder sore? If so,…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Trapped nerves can happen in many sites

Ask the Harvard Experts: Trapped nerves can happen in many sites

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: What is a trapped nerve? How does it happen? A: The term “trapped nerve” refers…

The Prevention Column

The Prevention Column

Back Pain is Crippling America By Anthony Bonazzo Back pain has become a trendy ailment in American culture. Many people…