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Category Archives: Exercise

Managing Back Pain at Work

What Causes Back Pain at Work? Back injuries are a leading reason why many workers need to stop working and try to get worker’s compensation benefits. Some industries and professions are especially prone to back injuries such as construction and … Continue reading

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Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain

Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain Here are some tips for managing your pain. As always, the best advice is to review your pain issues with a respected and trusted pain management doctor. Quit smoking.  Tobacco is not only bad  for … Continue reading

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Some Easy Steps to Improve Spinal Pain

A daily walk helps to strengthen the main muscles the support the spine. Continue reading

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5 Mistakes people in chronic pain make

5 Things You May Not Be Doing Right to Cope with Pain Everyone with pain has a tough time dealing with their pain. Many people try to take short-cuts or fail to take the necessary steps to manage their pain. … Continue reading

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3rd Set of Pain Management Definitions

NSAIDs. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. These help to reduce inflammation and manage pain. NSAIDs are available over the counter and through a prescription Continue reading

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Tips for Neck Pain

On tip to keep in mine for neck pain is to sleep on your back. Sleeping on your back generally stabilizes the spine the most. Placing small pillows under the arms may help. A wedge pillow may help if you sleep on an incline. Continue reading

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Chronic Pain and Insomnia

More pain yields less sleep. Less sleep yields more pain. It’s a vicious cycle. Continue reading

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Weight Loss and Back Pain

Back Pain and Weight Loss As the Holidays approach, it’s easy to put on the pounds. Unfortunately, excess weight is one of the leading contributors to back pain. For most people, exercise and weight loss are two of the best … Continue reading

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Back Pain and Walking

Lower Back Pain and Walking Walking can be a good way to help patients with low back pain. As with any exercise, the first step is to ask your doctor what exercises work best for your situation. Some of the … Continue reading

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Managing Summer Pain

Summer Weather and Pain The warm summer weather is tempting for many people. It invites gardening, fixing-up around the house, walking in the local parks and biking around the neighborhood. It’s always good to get direct advice from our pain … Continue reading

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