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BACK STRAIN NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Weight Lifting without Back Injury; Technique with a dash of common sense

June 5th, 2017

Weight Lifting without Back Injury; Technique with a dash of common sense

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Dr. Kaliq Chang of Atlantic Spine Center Offers Advice, Tips on How to Avoid Back Injury When Strength Training or Simply Just Lifting Technique, technique, technique – with a dash of common sense. Those are the ingredients for avoiding back injury when either lifting weights for strength training and exercise or simply lifting heavy objects, […]

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Tags: Back exercise, back strain, health and wellness, News Tips and Features, weight lifting


How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

December 20th, 2016

How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this joyous time of year is a lot less merry for those suffering from chronic bad backs, migraines, arthritis and other pain-inducing ailments. “Any kind of pain can seriously affect your quality of life,” says Dr. […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), back strain, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

November 16th, 2016

Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com Prescription opioid or narcotic use is associated with an increasing number of deaths with approximately 20,000 victims in 2014 according to the National Center for Health Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These unfortunate deaths have brought into question the benefit of opioid analgesics in […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), back strain, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Strength Train at Home

April 29th, 2016

Strength Train at Home

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Maintaining muscle strength through regular exercise as we age can help combat natural muscle loss, or sarcopenia. By Joan Pagano Sarco-What? Sarcopenia is the natural loss of muscle strength and function that occurs with aging. If you are over 40, you are already experiencing creeping muscle loss. Is it reversible? Yes—but only with an appropriate […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, back strain, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Enteropathic Arthritis, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Reactive Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Scoliosis


Prevention of Acute Low Back Pain

February 25th, 2016

Prevention of Acute Low Back Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By David Borenstein, MD Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com About 80 percent of the world’s population has an episode of low back pain sometime during their lives. Wouldn’t it be great if we had a way to prevent some of those episodes? You’d think that we’d already figured this problem out since we’ve been at risk for […]

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Tags: back strain, News Tips and Features


Winter and Back Pain

January 26th, 2016

Winter and Back Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

As I watched the snow falling at my front door, I knew that shoveling was in my future. I had done this task countless times since we lived in Maryland, and knew that I would have to gather up my ski pants and long underwear to be warm enough to do the task without getting […]

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Tags: back pain, back strain, News Tips and Features


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