Achy back? You’re not alone: back problems send more Americans to the doctor annually than nearly any other medical problem, according to a 2013 Mayo Clinic study. Whether you’re recovering from misjudging a heavy load (we’ve all been there), dealing with a lingering injury, or have a chronic problem, you don’t necessarily need to resort…Details
Let’s face it. Work can be a pain. Between deadlines, abrasive coworkers and budget cuts, the full-time office life often threatens to squelch even the cheeriest of employees. Now new research is proving what many of us have suspected for years — work can be a literal pain, too. Back pain in the workplace is…Details
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Low back pain is on the rise and causes more global disability than any other condition, according to two studies from Australia. The number of disability-adjusted life years (DALYS) due to low back pain increased from 58.2 million (95% CI 39.9 million-78.1 million) in 1990 to 83 million (95% CI 56.6 million-111.9 million) in 2010,…Details
With office workers sitting on the average of six hours a day, it’s no wonder that back pain is the most common cause of disability. Simple strengthening and stretching exercises can help reduce back pain occurrences and prevent future incidents.