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"I Found I Could Defeat Sciatica:" Norm's Story | Gokhale Method Institute

Photo courtesy Norman Crawford.Norm, a hydrologic analyst and author now 82 years of age, originally hails from Alberta, Canada. When Norm was 16 years old, he accepted a summer job in Lake Louise (also known as Lake of the Little Fishes by the local Ston

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Quarter Of Americans Battling Neck, Back Pain For At Least 5 Years - Study Finds

Orthopedists and chiropractors may be busier than ever before. One in four Americans reports suffering from neck or back pain for at least five years now, while nearly one in six (16%) have been dealing with such aches for more than a decade. 

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Posture and Pregnancy: A Report | Gokhale Method Institute

During my first pregnancy in 2011–12 I had — compared with other women — only a little trouble; I felt relatively fit. At the time, the occasional pain in my lower back and my permanent shoulder/ neck pain seemed normal because I had suffered them s

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Myths and Facts About Back Pain: Explained in Pictures

WebMD's back pain slideshow lets you in on the truth about the causes and treatments for back pain.

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Low Back Pain Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

WebMD's low back pain slideshow explains the most common causes of low back pain and what you can do to help alleviate it.

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Meditation may help adults with back pain

A new research shows that quieting the mind with some meditation may be a non-drug alternative to help decrease chronic low back pain.

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Ancient Secrets to Relieving Back Pain - Senior Americans Association

Back pain is a big deal. It will affect almost every American over the course of their lifetime, and in many cases, it goes on to become chronic and untreatable. Back pain drives up the dependency of painkillers, it causes loss of sleep, loss of work, and

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Improve posture with these exercises and banish back pain forever

Giving a sore back the flick can be easy and cheap – and it only takes these five steps.

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Shocked by Back Pain when Coughing? Here's Why & How to Avoid it...

Back pain when coughing or sneezing hurts! Don't ignore the symptoms; protect your middle, upper, & lower back with 10 easy tips you can try now.

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How to Not Sway Your Back in the Shower

As your mother always said, practice makes perfect. Luckily, every day you are presented with countless opportunities to perfect your posture while sitting, walking, sleeping and…showering. Yes, that…

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Do you really need that MRI?

Low back pain, headaches, heart palpitations—they could be nagging, minor everyday health woes or red flags that something more nefarious is going on. Should you get an MRI? With so many advances in medical technology at our fingertips in

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5 Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain You Will Thank Us Later For!

These 5 exercises for lower back pain which are low in intensity are beneficial for the following muscle groups.

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New Help for Back Pain

When surgery fails or isn’t an option, an approach to physical and psychological healing called functional restoration may work. The aim is for patients to manage their back pain and return to normal activities.

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Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

There are a few populations in the world where back pain hardly exists. One woman thinks she has figured out why, and she's sharing their secrets. Have Americans forgotten how to stand properly?

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Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

There are a few populations in the world where back pain hardly exists. One woman thinks she has figured out why, and she's sharing their secrets. Have Americans forgotten how to stand properly?

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The spine gives structure to your life: Keep it fit with good posture

Christiane Carman believed she had good posture. Then one day she woke up with a crick in her neck, a nagging little pain on the left side that didn't go away. Soon it was shooting down her left arm. By the time she landed at UCLA's Spine Clinic, the pain