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October 16, 2014
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Sciatica Soother During Pregnancy

Sciatica is a common nasty side effect for some pregnant women, but fortunately it is also usually a temporary condition that accompanies the pregnancy. Back pain treatment during this time is especially challenging since pain medication could pose a risk […]

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October 16, 2014
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Pumpkin Patches and Chronic Back Pain

There’s nothing that says ‘fall fun’ better than a day at the pumpkin patch and apple orchard. Unless of course you’ve got chronic back pain or sciatica, in which case all you can think about are the many ways you […]

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October 7, 2014
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State Fair Fun Sciatica Free

Are you still running around in summer flip-flops and t-shirts? It’s already fall fair season and hearty foods are tempting us. The kids, grandkids and your spouse are fired up to visit the local fair. But with your chronic back […]

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October 7, 2014
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Oktoberfest Sciatica Do’s and Don’ts

Like all fun traditions…Oktoberfest celebrations aren’t restricted to their place of origin in Munich Germany, but have migrated around the world. When you head to your local Oktoberfest this month, and worry about whether your chronic back pain or sciatica […]

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September 24, 2014
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Pain Awareness Benefits Chronic Back Pain

It’s Pain Awareness Month again, and hopefully since last year you have learned many new facts about chronic back pain from conditions like spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and sciatica. Are you aware that about 100 million adult Americans suffer […]

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September 24, 2014
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Classical Music Month and Chronic Back Pain

Music is truly a gift to the world, and especially to those who suffer with chronic back pain, so it’s certainly fitting that classical music gets its own month! Did you know that September is designated as Classical Music Month? […]

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September 19, 2014
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Back Pain Treatment Starts with Shoes

Your toes are so happy to be free, free, free, at last! You can almost hear them singing a happy tune over your back’s agonizing groans. Did you pay a pretty penny for these fitness sandals, because they were advertised […]

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September 19, 2014
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Better Chairs Beat Bulging Discs

Don’t have a grand to shell out on a new chair to boost your back health? Don’t worry about it. The proper seat for you may be a rubber ball! A recent story on Huffingtonpost.com featured some fascinating facts on […]

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September 9, 2014
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Backpack Tips Prevent Chronic Back Pain

Wheee! It’s back to school time. It’s arguably a parent’s favorite time of the year. Overcome any feeling of guilt this instills in you, by taking this opportunity to do something great for your child. By helping your student prevent […]

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September 8, 2014
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Why your job does a number on your back!

Labor Day has now come and gone.  Those of you suffering with chronic pain from job related injuries, like muscles strain or herniated discs and sciatica symptoms, didn’t do a lot of celebrating. If you’ve wondered about how your job […]

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