Trampolines are popular among kids and adults, but there’s no denying they’re dangerous. Whether kids are supervised at an indoor park or jumping on a trampoline in the backyard, there’s always risk for significant injury.
The ideal sleeping position? It’s on your back, according to physical therapists. But there are options for side sleepers, too. Learn how to sleep to avoid back pain.
In people who have diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), ligaments that attach to the spine calcify. If may not cause any symptoms, so many people don’t know they have it.
Running is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness and aid in weight loss, but many worry that pounding the pavement will take a toll on their back. However, a recent study may put those fears to rest.
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Back pain is the second most common reason people visit their family doctors. If yours is chronic, here are 4 things you need to know.
Whenever you step out onto the playing field or into the gym, you run the risk of suffering some sort of injury. Back injuries are among the most common, whether you’re a committed and competitive athlete or a weekend warrior. According to spine health expert Kush Goyal, MD, about 90 percent of these acute back … Read More
If you have pain radiating down your leg, you may need treatment that ranges from anti-inflammatories to physical therapy to injections to surgery. Here’s what you need to know.
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Here are 4 ways to help strengthen your back, from exercises to mind-body workouts.