17 07, 2020

5 Tips to Preventing Sciatica

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Let’s face it: Nobody wants to live with pain, but it’s harder to avoid injuries and pain as we get older.  The risk of back pain increases after the age of 30. Sciatica is one of the leading types of lower back pain, with up to 40% of Americans suffering from sciatica at some point in their lives.  Any condition that aggravates the sciatic nerve (the long nerve that runs from your lower back to just above your calves), thereby causing pain, is considered sciatica. If you think you have sciatica but haven’t had a proper diagnosis yet, it’s time to make an appointment with a low back [...]

9 07, 2020

Three Conditions that Mimic Sciatica

By |July 9th, 2020|Tags: , |

Have you recently searched your symptoms on the web and believe you have sciatica? Not so fast! Sciatica is a very common condition that causes pain, numbness, and/or tingling extending from the lower back to the backside of the leg, usually stopping at the calf. But sciatica isn’t the only condition that causes these symptoms. Nobody likes to get treated for the wrong condition – what a time waster! If you’ve tried at-home treatments for sciatica and haven’t felt relief, it’s possible that you’ve diagnosed yourself incorrectly. Save yourself time and money by getting it right the first time. See a doctor or lower back pain specialist, such as a Doctor of [...]

9 07, 2020

What’s the Best Way to Treat Sciatica?

By |July 9th, 2020|Tags: , |

When you have sciatica, it is difficult to tell which sciatica treatment works best when there are so many options. Will those special oils, supplements, posture braces, and painkillers get rid of sciatica for good? Unfortunately, there is a lot of false marketing when it comes to sciatica treatment. Many of the creams, oils, and special devices used to treat sciatica are not backed by science and research. What about the painkillers or muscle relaxants prescribed by a doctor? Prescription medications like painkillers, injections, and muscle relaxants can reduce pain, but they usually fail to treat sciatica permanently. Plus, who wants to risk harmful side-effects or opioid dependence? On the bright side, [...]

8 06, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Lower Back Pain

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If you love sports, you’ll do just about anything to get back in the game. That’s why athletes of all levels and ages are often the first to flock to doctors or try home treatments online when lower back pain strikes.  Have you tried treatments such as medications, injections, massage, or home treatments and still find yourself sidelined with lower back pain? It’s not your fault – many treatments for lower back pain are simply ineffective because they treat the symptoms and not the underlying cause of your pain.  We know that getting back in the game is important to you. That’s why we will explain everything you need to know about [...]

5 04, 2020

Lower Back Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL: Here’s What You Need to Know

By |April 5th, 2020|Tags: , |

Rid that pesky low back pain for good with a treatment that targets the source of the pain -- not just the symptoms Are you considering physical therapy to feel relief from your lower back pain? Lower Back Physical Therapy is often the best method of treatment for low back pain because it can pinpoint the cause of the pain to diminish the pain for good. Those who seek physical therapy as a treatment for low back pain are less likely to have reoccurring back pain or develop chronic pain than those who try other forms of treatment, according to a report from UC Berkeley School of Public Health (2019). Are you [...]

5 03, 2018

Natural Ways to Reduce Back Pain

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Are you suffering from back pain? Looking for natural ways to reduce back pain? Read below as we'll show you home remedies to ease your back pain and natural ways to reduce back pain. Back pain occurs for many reasons, including lifting heavy objects, twisting your back, rupturing your discs, arthritis, and osteoporosis, amongst others. If you have back pain for any of these reasons, the regular ache is usually intensified with certain activities. Sometimes it is sitting, while other times its walking or standing. Whether it’s from a day spent at the office, a long walk on the beach, or lifting heavy weights, below you will find 5 tips to a [...]

26 02, 2018

Why Most Back Surgeries Fail…

By |February 26th, 2018|Tags: , |

Back Pain Treatment Gone Wrong... Many Americans suffering from varied back problems opt for back operations every year. However, a majority of these surgeries are just an empty promise. A recent study indicated that there are many cases of back operations that backfire, leaving the patient in a worse condition, with escalating pain. In a review of the 1450 patient database of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, it was found that of those who had back surgery there was a 41% increase in the use of back pain relief drugs. According to the study, there is some evidence to suggest that for many patients, surgeries which are design to alleviate pain [...]