While skiing and snowboarding are more likely to result in injuries to the knee or upper body, the stress on the lower back can also produce or worsen a lower back condition. How Skiing Causes Back Pain While skiing, the body’s core muscles – lower back muscles and abdominal muscles – are used to keep… Continue Reading Skiing and Back Pain
Most Americans spend Thanksgiving split among three places: the kitchen the table the couch We’re on our feet. We’re carrying heavy stuff—the turkey with stuffing, vats of mashed potatoes, etc. We’re sitting for hours. We’re eating for hours. Such a great holiday…with such great potential for creating back and neck pain.
Acupuncture can play an important role in the reduction or elimination of back pain by reducing recovery time and preventing a chronic condition from developing. Research has shown that acupuncture causes the body to produce natural steroids and promote the production of natural endorphins. Continue Reading Acupuncture Benefits Include Easing Back Pain
By now you’ve likely heard about the devastation caused by nine tornadoes across central Illinois Sunday. The severe damage hits a personal note with the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute family. One-third of our staff was directly impacted by the storms and at least one employee lost her home completely. We are committed to helping… Continue Reading Prairie Spine Committed After Peoria Tornadoes
If you’re struggling with back pain, it’s not surprising — the National Institutes of Health (NIH) says that 80% of us will have back pain issues at some point in our lives. But before you turn to narcotics, muscle relaxants, or other therapies, check out today’s list. You may be surprised at what could be… Continue Reading 7 Surprising Fixes For Low Back Pain