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How Can I Get Reasonable Accommodations For Chronic Pain?

Working with chronic pain can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be impossible. As a chronic pain patient, you are entitled to certain reasonable accommodations depending on your disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and subsequent amendments in 2008 (ADAA). What is a disability? Under the ADAA, the [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:35:02-07:00September 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Can I Get Reasonable Accommodations For Chronic Pain?

40+ Back Pain Healthy Recipes, Exercises, And Treatments You Need To Try

Low back pain is the leading cause of pain in the U.S. Up to 90% of adults may experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. Thankfully, 90% of those cases of back pain are also treatable at home with some basic pain-healthy habits. This month on Inside Pain, [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:07-07:00July 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 40+ Back Pain Healthy Recipes, Exercises, And Treatments You Need To Try

Treating Back Pain With Counseling

When suffering from back pain, most people’s first response is to take an over-the-counter pain medication. If that doesn’t reduce the pain, a physician can prescribe a stronger medication, a physical therapist can suggest specific exercises, or trained specialists can do various types of alternative therapies, like chiropractic adjustment or [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:12-07:00July 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Treating Back Pain With Counseling

Spinal Manipulation: The Answer To Low Back Pain?

Low back pain impacts every facet of daily life. From the moment you put your feet on the floor in the morning until you tuck them into the covers at night, your low back is working hard to support your body throughout the day. Pain in this region of the [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:31-07:00July 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Spinal Manipulation: The Answer To Low Back Pain?

Can Acupuncture Help With Back Pain?

If there was a chance that poking multiple holes in your body could help heal your back pain and offer relief, would you do it? Get ready for some ventilation because new research indicates that the ancient Chinese art of acupuncture can relieve back pain. Acupuncture is the process of [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:39-07:00July 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Can Acupuncture Help With Back Pain?

Reduce Back Pain With These 11 Exercises

Reducing back pain can start at home with some simple exercises that focus not only on the back muscles themselves but also on the core and overall fitness. Here are 11 exercises to help reduce current back pain and prevent future injury. Back strengtheners Sometimes the cause of back pain [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:53-07:00July 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Reduce Back Pain With These 11 Exercises

The Spine: Caring For Your Body’s Support System

Our body would be a giant puddle of flesh if not for our spine. Our spine is the one part of our skeletal system that knits the entire body together, supporting us as we move through life. From the delicate cervical vertebrae to the solid (and highly stressed) lumbar spine, [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:56-07:00July 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Spine: Caring For Your Body’s Support System