Should You Exercise When You Have Back Pain?

(Perhaps the most misunderstood idea in health care.) Yes, you should, but you must do the right exercises. This is because bed rest is usually the worst thing you can do in most back pain situations. How do you know if you are doing the right back pain exercises? The...

Do Slipped Discs Require Surgery?

Many people think that if they have really bad back pain, sometimes with leg pain that they must have a “slipped disc”. The truth is that a slipped disc happens in less than 5% of people with back, leg or arm pain. Unfortunately some medical doctors don’t know...

Drug-Free Pregnancy Back Pain Help

Mid to low back pain is a common complaint with pregnancy, particularly in the last trimester. But, back pain medications should be avoided as much as possible when pregnant. So what do when you feel pain more and more with each day? What do you do to ease the...

How Spinal Adjustments Help Bad Back Pain and Stiffness

The quickest way to get out of pain and restore function when you have back pain? Spinal Manipulation The Gold Standard of back pain treatment Back pain is one of the most common pains that people have. Approximately 80% of people will have at least one episode of low...

HOW TO TREAT BACK PAIN

Our patients often ask if they should use ice or heat on a back injury or pain. They want to know what is the proper way to treat their back pain. Ignore it? Stretch it out? Exercise or don’t exercise? It is difficult for the average person to know. Here is some...