6 Common Back Pain Myths, Debunked

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Despite being one of the top causes of disability in the U.S., affecting around eight in 10 people in their lifetimes, back pain is an ailment often misunderstood by those affected. Such misconceptions can cause those suffering from back pain to seek solutions, potential treatment paths, and even lifestyle alterations that aren’t necessarily in their best interests. Back pain can …

Proper Lifting Techniques to Get You Through the Holidays

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Digging out boxes of holiday decorations, hauling packages to and from the car, hiding gifts away on the higher shelves in the back of your closet… the Holiday Season certainly requires its fair share of bending, lifting, and reaching. This, coupled with the cooler weather, makes December the ideal time for a refresher on proper lifting methods. Back pain, after …

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Mind your back(pack) during back-to-school

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Gilbert Massage Mind your back From homework and tests to extra-curricular activities, students already shoulder plenty of weight during back-to-school time. Their backpacks should be the least of their worries. Unfortunately, due to the lack of awareness or simple disinterest (or both), backpacks can pose a health risk to kids and students of all ages. “Wearing a backpack incorrectly or …