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10 stretches that can help with back pain

10 Stretches That Can Help With Back Pain

October 29, 2021

By Joshua Abrams, DO

Did you know that more than 65 million Americans experience back pain? That pain might be mild and pass on it its own or it could be chronic and have a serious impact on your quality of life. Many people immediately start thinking about medication or even surgery to address back pain. While those approaches might be necessary eventually, it’s always a good idea to talk to your doctor about all of your options first.

In many cases, some simple at-home stretches can go a long way toward easing back pain. Learn about some of the most common causes of back pain and how to use stretch exercises for back pain by reading below.

Managing Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back Pain Management During Pregnancy

April 29, 2021
By Joshua Abrams, DO

Pregnancy can be one of the most joyful experiences, but it can also come with aches and pains. Lower back pain, in particular, is a common part of pregnancy for many women. For example, according to a review, over two-thirds of women experience lower back pain during pregnancy. Pregnant women may also experience pain close to the back’s center or at the tailbone.

Fortunately, pregnancy-related back pain typically gets better after childbirth. In the meantime, you can do many things to give yourself a break from an achy back. This post shows you how to manage back pain while pregnant with tips for preventing and reducing discomfort.

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