What is Lumbar Disc herniation and How It Causes Back Pain?

Degenerative bone changes affect the integrity of bones, joints and ligaments to break the protective core of lumbar discs that leads to protrusion of nucleus pulposus (inner soft part) from damaged vertebral walls. When degeneration process involves lumbar vertebrae, the disease process is referred to as lumbar disc herniation. The most common site of lumbar…

Why Spinal stenosis Causes Neck and Back Pain?

Spinal stenosis refers to narrowing of spinal column that exert undue pressure on the spinal nerves and may lead to disabling pain, numbness and loss of function in the area of involved nerves. The most common areas of spinal column narrowing are upper neck and lower back. This is primarily because spinal column is naturally…

Reduce Back Pain with Good Posture and Back Support

Paying attention to your posture is essential for keeping your back and spine in good physical shape. The spine is very important for your health and the damage can even affect other body parts in the long term. Good back support and maintaining proper posture are important if you want to reduce the occurrence and…

Infrared Heat Therapy for Back Pain

Infrared is electromagnetic radiation that has longer rays than visible light but shorter rays than a microwave. For centuries, heat therapy has been used to alleviate muscle pain. Using thermal heat in the form of infrared light to reduce back pain is gaining popularity. The products that use infrared heat are easily available and quite…

How TDP Lamp Really Works – For Pain Relief

A TDP mineral lamp is an alternative way to help alleviate a variety of uncomfortable issues.  It is important to understand how these work to fully appreciate their potential benefits and how they may be able to help you.  These lamps are a unique technology that have been shown to be helpful for a variety…