Lower back pain is a common complaint of many Americans. Acute back pain can last just a few days up to four weeks. Back pain that lasts longer than three months is considered chronic back pain. A lower back pain treatment can alleviate pain and discomfort, restoring mobility and a healthy range of motion.
Fortunately, numerous non-surgical and surgical treatments treat acute lower back pain and chronic back discomfort. Spinal physicians generally recommend non-surgical low back pain treatments before considering surgery. Learn how to treat lower back pain and what lower back pain treatment options are available.
Have you ever slept in an awkward position and woke up with a neck so stiff you could barely look down to tie your shoes, or spent a day hunched over a desk only to stand up and realize how badly it hurt your neck? If you have, chances are you simply stretched, took some painkillers and hoped for the pain to disappear by morning — or at least by the end of the week.
However, there are times when neck pain is a deeper issue than just poor posture. In these cases, the issue likely won’t go away, and it might even get worse unless you seek medical treatment. Read more to learn about whether your neck pain needs an ice pack and a day of rest or a doctor’s appointment.
People can suffer from back pain for various reasons, including a mattress that’s too soft or hard. A good mattress provides the right support for your unique physical needs. Unfortunately, not all mattresses are created equally, and it can be difficult to find the right one. We will help you learn if your mattress could be the reason for your aching back, how to pick the right mattress and more.
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