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Evidence Based Treatment Plan for Back Pain

Core Treatment Plan Recommendations: This is what the most up to date research tells us. •Clinicians should educate patients as an adjunct to other treatment. No standardized form of education is suggested [Strong Recommendation, Moderate…
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Ten Ways New Mom's (and Dad's) Can Help Reduce the Risk of Injury and Back Pain

Preventing Back Pain: Tips for New Moms (and Dads) Complaints of back pain by pregnant women are common. Usually, the pain diminishes within two weeks after delivery. But back pain may return as you begin lifting and carrying the infant on…
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Massage Therapy styles and health benefits

Massage has been practiced for thousands of years. Today, if you need or want a massage, you can choose from among 80 massage therapy styles with a wide variety of pressures, movements, and techniques. These all involve pressing, rubbing, or…
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Check out the safe lifting techniques to prevent injury

One of the biggest causes of back injury at work is lifting or handling objects incorrectly. Learning and following the correct method for lifting and handling heavy loads can help to prevent injury and avoid back pain. Check out these safe lifting…
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Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries by Sitting properly

If you work in an office and use a computer, you can avoid injury by sitting in the right position and arranging your desk correctly. Follow these tips: Support your back Avoid back pain by adjusting your chair so that your lower back is properly…
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Back Pain: The fast facts

What Is Back Pain? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Back_Pain/back_pain_ff.asp Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that makes it hard to…
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Handout on Back Pain from the National institute of health

Handout on Health: Back Pain http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Back_Pain/default.asp This publication is for people who have back pain, as well as family members, friends, and others who want to find out more about it. The publication describes…
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How to properly sit at a computer to prevent back and neck pain

Regular computer users perform 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes each day. Under certain circumstances and for vulnerable individuals, frequent computer use that involves awkward postures, repetition, and forceful exertions may be related to nerve,…
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Whiplash and Neck Pain, FAQs

Practical management of whiplash By Murray Allen, MD Frequently Asked Questions What is whiplash? The term whiplash refers to either a sudden unexpected back and forth movement of the neck, or an injury to some part of the neck caused by that…
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Whiplash Injury (ICBC)

The cervical vertebrae are the topmost seven bones of the spinal column. Important nerves exit between each of these vertebrae. The vertebral arteries run through small holes in the boney processes that are at the sides of these vertebrae. Whiplash…