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January 28, 2015

Whoopi Goldberg’s Back Pain Treatment

After hearing about Whoopi Goldberg’s latest herniated disc injury and recent back pain treatment, you just might appreciate your physically exhausting job a teeny bit more. ABC News reported the multi-talented actress, comedienne, writer, activist and TV co-host was hospitalized […]

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January 26, 2015

Neck Pain Treatment Addiction Signs

It’s easier than you would think to become addicted to painkillers. We’ve all heard about public figures, celebrities and professional athletes who end up addicted to powerful opioids, originally intended for treatment of neck pain or chronic back pain. With […]

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January 22, 2015

Wintry Hazards and Herniated Discs

Granted, this winter hasn’t exactly packed a snow punch—yet. But nevertheless, wintry mixes, ice and snow will likely affect most of the country within the next weeks. Many people afflicted with chronic low back pain, perhaps from a herniated disc, […]

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January 15, 2015

Chronic Back Pain Gets Hip for 2015?

When movie producers and big time Hollywood stars, like Jennifer Aniston, collaborate on a film, we can assume they believe it will tap into the soul of America …and be a huge moneymaker. So the subject matter has got to […]

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January 13, 2015

Degenerative Disc Disease and Smoking Resolution

Here we go—holding you accountable for one of your most important New Year’s resolutions: to quit smoking! While some degeneration of spinal discs is considered a normal part of the aging process, degenerative disc disease can cause some individuals severe […]

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January 9, 2015

Senior Citizens Day: Spinal Stenosis Awareness

Did you know that August 21 marked this year’s Senior Citizen Awareness Day? Along with age come wisdom, humor and contentment. But unfortunately quite often, so does chronic pain from conditions like spinal stenosis. Fortunately, with advances in medicine and […]

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January 7, 2015

Chronic Back Pain New Year’s Resolutions

If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to get those New Year’s resolutions down on paper (or into your computer) so you can get started improving your life! Sadly, when chronic back pain or sciatica is part […]

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December 29, 2014

Acetaminophen No Back Pain Treatment

You know the drill…it’s inevitably after hours when you get that sudden twinge in your lower back. Pain treatment can’t wait until the next morning, so you turn to the good old reliable standby: Take two Tylenol and call your […]

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December 24, 2014

Sleep Key to Back Pain Treatment

A new study confirms the importance of a good’s night’s sleep when it comes to making the most of ongoing back pain treatment. The researchers were interested in developing a better understanding for the known link between chronic back pain […]

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December 22, 2014

Running Shoe Guide After Herniated Disc

You thought you would never jog again, much less sit or walk without nagging pain thanks to that herniated disc. But then after exhausting every reasonable treatment, and consulting with your spine specialist, you underwent a successful spine surgery procedure […]

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