When you think about the more than 200 bones that comprise the skeletal framework supporting your body, you probably envision them as sturdy, rigid, and unchanged. Actually, your bones are in a constant state of flux. Cells known as osteoclasts break down weakened portions of the bone, … Read More
We all know that exercise is on any short list of “essential actions” to treat or even reverse osteopenia or osteoporosis. But why is that the case? And what kind of osteopenia and osteoporosis exercises are best? Some recent research is beginning to answer those … Read More
Because kidney pain location is frequently focused in the upper back, it’s easy to mistake kidney pain for upper back pain. But kidney pain isn’t related to muscular issues, or to other causes of back pain, such as the pinched nerve that can trigger spinal stenosis … Read More
Back pain is normally in your lower back and may cause muscle spasms. But when is back pain serious? A back pain red-flag warning is when the pain is intense, spreads down one or both legs, causes weakness or numbness, or follows a fall or a blow … Read More
Chiropractic treatment, which has been used by millions of Americans, can be classified as mainstream or complementary, depending on who is making the choice.
Chiropractic physicians are considered to be established members of the mainstream medical team. They treat problems involving the muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, cartilage, and nervous system. Chiropractors … Read More
Most people—about 80 percent, according to the National Institutes of Health—will experience back pain at least once in their lives. The lower back (lumbar spine) is the most common site of soreness. And it’s an equal opportunity pain—affecting both men and women equally. It can occur suddenly, due … Read More