Back Pain

Back Problems

There are many different types of back problems. This article looks at some of the different types and what can be done about them. The most common back pain issue that people have is lower back pain. This is almost always caused by adrenal fatigue. You can learn about that connection in this lower back [...]

Neck and Upper Back Pain

A common and very uncomfortable neck problem happens when the neck and upper back ribs go out of alignment at the same time. It is also very difficult to fix, even for me with years of experience. But, it is not impossible, even when self treating. This video discusses the problem and what it takes [...]

Middle Back Pain

The middle back is the back area with ribs. That part of the spine is called is the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine consists of twelve vertebra that each have a connection with two ribs. There are two main structural issues that can cause middle back pain. The first is one or more vertebra being [...]

Sciatica

Sciatica is a very common back pain complaint. The pain can be moderate to very intense. Fortunately, there are some holistic treatments that can really help. The most common cause of sciatica is the sciatic nerve being squeezed by the piriformis muscle. This can’t happen to everyone because the sciatic nerve does not pass through [...]

Upper Back Pain Relief

One thing that most people don’t realize about upper back pain is that what people experience as knots at the top of the shoulders are almost always caused by one or more ribs being out of alignment. What happens is that when a rib goes out of alignment which causes the muscles in the area [...]

Hot or Cold for Back Pain?

A question a lot of people have about back pain injuries is whether to use hot or cold to treat it. A very good question to ask since there are a couple of factors to consider. Lets look at when to use hot or cold for back pain, and what each do to help Most [...]

Lower back pain is so common today as to be staggering. There are several possible causes, but one stands out as the most common. Lets look at some common causes of lower back pain and what treatment they require. One way to think about lower back pain is that the body has something wrong with [...]

Holistic Back Pain Relief

Here’s an article on back pain relief using holistic methods. This is a good idea since the medical model is much less likely to work. Not to mention the side effects of drugs and surgery which are the main methods used by doctors. The article covers several different methods from taking a break to massage, [...]

The medical community continues to look for solutions to lower back pain, and they continue to fail. Here’s part of an article from the Doctors Lounge. “Ultrasound, Shock Wave Not Effective for Low Back Pain The available evidence does not support the effectiveness of ultrasound or shock wave for treating low back pain, according to [...]

Neck Pain and C5

Recently a woman asked about a pain in the neck, shoulder and radiating down the arm. I referred her to a neck pain article I wrote a couple of years ago. She took the advice to heart, stopped eating sugar and a few weeks later she was mostly fine. Still a little twinge from time [...]

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