June, 2016

Swimming Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Most lower back pain results from strained muscles or ligaments, and though often painful, usually resolves on its own. Structural problems in the spine, such as herniated discs, sometimes require surgical intervention. Swimming provides a nonweight-bearing environment in which to exercise the large muscles in the back and the smaller muscle groups that help support...  read more

Back Pain and Summer Heat

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Whether or not you love the heat, here’s how the hot weather may affect your back pain. How weather affects pain levels Pressure. Changes in barometric pressure are commonly linked with pain. When there is high pressure in the atmosphere, it pushes on your skin and the liquids in your body to be smaller. Low...  read more

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