Taking Care of Your Back at Work

Having back pain at work is fairly common. But there are ways to adjust your work space and how you work to help alleviate the problem. People whose jobs involve a lot of physical activity are perceived to be at great risk for having back problems at work. But the pressure on your lower back…

Nutrition and Back Pain

Good nutrition is really an important part of your overall health including the health of your back. Back pain can be reduced by providing proper nutrition. Those of us who consume too many calories and eat relatively unhealthy foods are more than likely a bit heavier than we should be. Common sense should tell us…

Weight Loss for Back Pain Relief

Patients who are overweight or obese and suffer from back pain may not be aware that their excess weight is actually contributing to their back pain. While it has not been thoroughly studied exactly how excess weight can cause or contribute to back pain, it is known that people who are overweight often are at greater risk for back pain, joint pain and muscle strain than those who are not obese.