Lifting Pumpkins & Back Pain

Back Pain…Good Grief! Never underestimate the weight of an object, especially a pumpkin. Pumpkins generally weigh between 6 and 18 pounds (2.7 and 8.2 kg), though the largest cultivars (of the species C. maxima) regularly reach weights of over 75 pounds (34 kg). Source: Wikipedia.Before you lift anything, the single most important rule – Never […]

No, Pain Won’t Go Away Magically

Ugh – upper back, mid back, low back pain and headaches… Maybe it will go away by itself? Quite often people attempt to self diagnose or suffer while trying to wait it out. One of the most misleading statements is, “Maybe it will go away by itself!” For many, the discomfort has to become excruciating before they […]

Choosing the Right Exercise for Low Back Pain

Where is that pain coming from?! Don’t just assume that low back pain is only muscular or bone-related. First things first, get the proper assessment. You can find lots and lots of information on the internet that talk about the common causes of low back pain. However, don’t be fooled into thinking a little research […]

How to Lift Holiday Packages and Avoid Back Pain

I was reading this blog post today; what grabbed my attention is the title: Happy Holidays Means a Happy Back, Lakeville, MN chiropractor.  Ryan Betzina DC of Absolute Health mentions that during these busy holiday season sometimes we completely forget ourselves. Lifting that heavy frozen turkey, awkward packages, and items such as firewood can cause […]

Choosing the Right Mattress

Tossing and turning all night, too much, too little, dreaming, snoring, frequent urination, twitches, sleep walking, sleep talking, etc. So why are so many people having problems and complaining? There are many safe non-toxic solutions to getting the proper sleep you need to know about. One natural solution is nutritional therapy. Melatonin has been heavily […]

Obesity and Lower Back Pain: Connected?

Topic of the Week Obesity and lower back pain are more related than you might think. Find out more in the infographics below. We would like to thank Brican for their contribution of the Topic of the Week newsletters. The following content produced by Mediadoc. Used by permission. Copyright 2009 by Brican Systems Corporation http://www.bricancorp.com

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