Latest Back Stories

2012-03-15 17:07:00

School children's backpacks, back pain, and back pathologies Significant numbers of teens regularly carry rucksacks for school which top 10 to 15 per cent of their body weight and risk back pain and other related disorders, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The problem is compounded by a predominantly sedentary lifestyle, say the researchers. They assessed the back health of 1403 pupils between the ages of 12 and 17, drawn from 11 schools in one...

2012-02-29 10:46:16

Lower back pain due to Modic changes can be hard to treat and the currently recommended therapy of exercise and staying active often does not help alleviate the pain. Results of a trial, published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine, comparing exercise therapy, and staying active, to daily rest and lumbar support, showed that both treatments resulted in the same small level of improvement in pain, disability, and general health. Modic changes (MC) in the spine, where the...

2012-01-02 09:00:00

January sale for back pain, arthritis, rheumatic, anti-inflammatory solution Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 My Pain Bye Bye is a revolutionary new product that truly is the best solution for all types of back pain with absolutely no side effects. There's a special January sale going on right now - check out the new special price at http://www.mypainbyebye.com. A lot of people suffering from back pain unknowingly do things that can aggravate their situations. For lower back pain,...

More People Suffering From 'Text Neck'
2011-10-07 11:53:49

Experts warn that mobile phone users may eventually find themselves succumbing to "text neck." Experts are saying that cases of strain to a neck by the increased use of smartphones and tablet computers could cause muscles to eventually adapt to fit the flexed position, making it painful to straighten up the neck properly. Rachael Lancaster, a chiropractor at Freedom Back Clinics in Leeds, told the Telegraph: "Text neck is caused by the neck being flexed for a prolonged period of...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

The Back Pain Institute cites a study concluding that massage therapy is one of the most effective remedies for common back pain problems. Jacksonville, GA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 The Back Institute cites a recent study from The Annals Of Internal Medicine stating that massage therapy is actually more effective and produced better results than more advanced procedures such as the use of painkillers, muscle relaxants, or anti-inflammatory drugs. Chronic neck and back pain is among the most...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Horse Stall mat (Equine Flooring) options from Rubber Flooring Inc. are now available. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Rubber Flooring Inc. announces the introduction of Horse Stall mat (Equine Flooring) covering options. Horse mats are available in a wide variety of sizes, textures and colors. All Stall mats are nontoxic and easy to clean. The Horse Stall mat options at Rubber Flooring Inc. provide a clean, comfortable and durable surface for your horse. All equestrian barn flooring...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

Free 15-minute consultations at Strictly Therapeutic will help determine whether a client's symptoms are treatable with therapeutic massage. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 03, 2011 Enrico Ruggeri, owner of Strictly Therapeutic, is offering free 15-minute phone consultations for those suffering from back and shoulder pain that could be alleviated by Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial Release. These consultations will help determine whether sufferers can benefit from the Deep Tissue,...

2010-12-04 00:00:40

This article will supply the reader with information on proper posture. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 02, 2010 Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy presents new and useful information to help educate the public about the benefits of proper posture. Overtime many people unconsciously develop a more relaxed or slumped postural attitude with age, not knowing how significantly a poor postural habit can affect physical health and well being in life. Going through the daily grind...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'