• How to Identify and Help Treat a Pulled Back Muscle

    A pulled back muscle can have devastating effects on your life, preventing you from doing many of the things you want and need to do each day. But, unfortunately, injuries to the back muscles are far from rare, commonly affecting weightlifters, athletes, and people who routinely perform physical labor. If you think you may have pulled a back muscle, read this guide for clarification...
  • Lower Back Pain When Sitting: Causes and Helpful Pain Relief Tips

    Have you noticed that back pain appears or worsens when you sit down? Surprisingly, upper and lower back pain in the seated position is a common indicator of a number of more serious health conditions. This is because, when you sit down, your body puts pressure on your spine, squishing disks and causing lingering pain points. At the same time, prolonged sitting can lead...
  • 8 Stretches That Can Help Ease Lower Back Pain

    If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from lower back pain, you may feel a sense of hopelessness as you seek viable treatment options. To ease the pain, there are some things you can do safely at home, including stretching. Harvard Health specifically calls out stretching as a good way to both heal and prevent back pain as you decide on...
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