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  • It's Friday. You're feeling some pain because of your back or spine condition but you still want to go out. You found the perfect little black dress to wear this evening. As you walk into your closet to put the finishing touches on your attire, you ask yourself, "What shoes should I wear?" as you stare back at your options.

  • Most people in the fitness industry assume that if your back is stronger, you are at a decreased risk for injury. Generally speaking, that’s true but it all depends upon how you take care of your back and overall health. Dr. Mike Bracko examines the importance of back injury prevention for core training.

  • Have you ever thought about hiring a personal trainer? If so, you’re in good company. More and more of us are going for the personal approach when it comes to our health and fitness. One-to-one training can be the best way to get motivated if you live with a back pain condition. But what should you look for in a personal trainer?

  • 7 Tips for Sleeping Well After Spinal Surgery
    December 13, 2017 | Articles

    Our bodies all require long periods of sleep — as day turns to night, your brain makes a chemical called melatonin that is supposed to make you sleepy, but what happens if you just had spinal surgery. How are you supposed to sleep while in recovery mode and uncomfortable? With these eight tips, you can enjoy sleep once again.

  • Did you know that when it comes to managing sleeping issues and chronic back pain that the type of mattress you rest on matters? It's all about proper spinal alignment and that shortage of support from an old worn out mattress may only be reinforcing your painful symptoms. Do you know the best mattress for back pain? Here's a hint — you're about to find out.

  • Being outside in nature makes us feel good for all sorts of reasons. The color green is soothing, fresh air is energizing and uplifting, blowing away the cobwebs of daily life. And in London (the U.S. too), we are lucky enough to have plenty of beautiful parks all around the city. According to nature-based psychotherapist, Beth Collier, nature can play an active role in counseling, too.

  • When purchasing the best mattress for back pain, you need to be aware of certain guidelines. Obviously, comfort goes before anything since you'll need to be comfortable enough to fall and stay asleep. And anyone with chronic back pain knows that be a feat hard to tackle, however, your mattress type matters.

  • How To Prevent Your Back from Exploding
    December 7, 2017 | Videos

    Dr. Mark Kubert, a certified chiropractor, discusses which core exercises you should avoid to prevent disc injury in the lumbar spine.

  • Relief: Upper Back & Neck Pain Stretches
    December 7, 2017 | Videos

    Nichole Kellerman Wurth, an online vlogger demonstrates simple stretches for instant relief if you experience upper neck or back pain.

  • To uncover why Japanese residents live longer healthier lives with less back pain, researchers studied the habits of men and women who reside in Japan. The results are in: fish, tofu and walking. So how can we apply those concepts to our U.S. lifestyle for back pain relief and prevention? Let's find out.

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