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13 Best Treatments For Low Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most wide-spread pain conditions in the U.S, with approximately 80-90% of the population experiencing it at some point in their life. Fortunately, there are many different treatments for low back pain. Here are 13 of our favorites. 1. Get a proper diagnosis With X-rays [...]

The Impact Of Back Pain

If you have never been laid out because of back pain, consider yourself lucky. After all, 80 to 90% of all adults in the U.S. will experience back pain in their lifetime. Not only is the physical pain real and sometimes debilitating, the other impacts of back pain are just [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:39:18-07:00July 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Impact Of Back Pain

What Changes Can You Make During Correct Posture Month?

Correct Posture Month may call to mind visions of schoolchildren, spines erect with books balanced on their heads, but that picture is more of an illusion. Years of being told to stand up straight can take their toll on a person’s body, especially if that instruction is taken literally. The [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:42:07-07:00May 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What Changes Can You Make During Correct Posture Month?

Our 10 Favorite Pain Doctor Posts of 2014

This year Inside Pain has covered a wide range of topics from diet to exercise to new research to breakthroughs in pain research. Here are ten of our favorite Pain Doctor posts this year. 1. Float Tanks And Chronic Pain Far from the sensory deprivation tanks used to isolate and traumatize [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:46:49-07:00December 31st, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Our 10 Favorite Pain Doctor Posts of 2014

Chronic Pain In Pop Culture: Books, Movies, and Celebrities

The prevalence of chronic pain and its effect on people’s lives has spurred many a book, movie, and artistic work chronicling life with pain and its related difficulties. And chronic pain in pop culture isn’t limited to works of art—many celebrities also manage pain related to fibromyalgia, back injuries, and [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:49:39-07:00September 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Debate On Epidural Steroid Injections For Back Pain

For patients suffering from chronic back pain, an injection of pain-blocking drugs or steroids in and around their spine can offer them long-lasting relief that other treatments cannot. A recent study published by Dr. Janna Friedly in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that epidural steroid injections may not [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:51:49-07:00July 11th, 2014|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Not Your Grandfather’s Injury: Hip Pain In Adolescents

Halfway into the 2nd decade of the 21st century, it seems that the pace of nearly everything has accelerated. Although there is a movement that seems to be focusing on slowing down and living more deliberately, in many places, the tick is constantly upwards. This has resulted in some extraordinary [...]