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Ankylosing Spondylitis

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is likely a term that you haven’t heard before unless you’ve been diagnosed with the condition. It's a condition that affects roughly 1 in 20 adults. There are a wide variety of common symptoms that...
why you shouldn't ignore chronic pain

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain

According to the National Institute of Health, over 25 million adults in the United States (over 11%) experience pain every day for a duration of at least 3 months. What's more, almost 40 million adults in...
truth about managing back pain

10 Simple Truths About Managing Back Pain

If you’ve ever experienced back pain, you know that it can be debilitating even if it’s occasional or short-term. What’s scary about back pain - particularly acute low back pain - is when your...

Coping with Sciatica in the Workplace

Try these simple methods for easing sciatica woes that come up during the workday. Have you been challenged with the agony of coping with sciatica, or a pinched nerve that causes pain to radiate from...
Back Pain

When to Worry About Lower Back Pain

The lower back, also known as the lumbar region, contains nerves that carry messages to and from the brain. Additionally, your lower back contains muscles and discs that support the upper body and provide...
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5 Lower Back Pain Treatments that Work

Back pain can happen all of a sudden, or can slowly creep up over time. It can be caused by major impact, like a car accident or work injury, or can come about from...
Managing Lower Back Pain As An Athlete

Managing Lower Back Pain as an Athlete

As an athlete, lower back pain can prevent you from enjoying and competing in the sports that you love. It doesn't have to. Follow these easy steps to get back out there without pain. Increase...

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Painkillers

Lower back pain is one of the most common pain conditions in the U.S., affecting 28 percent of the population in a three-month period, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. Those...