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Please find below articles related to back pain and sciatica symptoms we hope you will find useful. Do check back as more are being added on a regular basis....

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What Is Inflammation And How Does It Cause Pain?

I've got a great article for you today about the "hidden cause" of so many diseases and conditions like chronic pain, heart disease, stroke, alzhiemers and others.

If you suffer from any type of ache or pain, whether it's big or small, acute or chronic, or if you want to learn about how you can reverse and prevent damage caused by these diseases and conditions, then you I'm sure you are going to find this quick read very eye opening.

Sex and Back Pain                                                                 

Back pain and sex don’t go together very well and if you or your partner are among the 35 million people who have back pain, you know that back pain can disrupt your relationship. Sex is an important  part of the intimacy between couples, and attitudes about sex, about rejection and about our self-image when we don’t feel up to a sexual  encounter can haunt a couple for a long time. 

  Pregnancy And Back Pain                                                     

The decisions of picking a name… The anticipation and excitement…
Painting the new room… Clothing, diapers and family celebrations. The joy of a pregnancy is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Unfortunately however, for many women the later months of pregnancy can prove to be quite challenging. One common problem many women face is lower back pain. 

  When Good Backs Go Bad

Do you have back pain?  Don’t despair. Whether it is sudden or creeps up on you graduallyback pain and sciatica can be one of the most distressing, painful and isolating events. I understand.  It can affect all areas of your life, is often difficult to explain and is invisible to most people around you.  If you have back pain and feel miserable, misunderstood and isolated you are not alone…  

Through my experiences with back pain and sciatica I learnt by hard lessons a few ways to negotiate through the mental, emotional and physical maze of back pain which I would love to share with you.  

 Herniated Disc?

You've probably heard people say they have a "slipped" or "ruptured" disc in the back. Sometimes they complain that their back “went out”. What they're most likely describing is a herniated disc. This condition is a common source of back and leg pain.


  Gardening With Back Pain

If you love your garden as much as I do and you have backache, pinched sciatic nerve symptoms or one of the many back pain issues you may be wondering if you can ever garden again.  Gardening can be hard on the back and I thought I would have to give it up forever. However I discovered that is not necessarily the case


"Sometimes when we have back aches and pains, pinched sciatic nerve symptoms the doctor or healthcare professional will tell us to lose weight.  To me that seemed to be easier said than done and always quite complex involving counting calories, feeling guilty if I ate something I liked and planning meals way in advance, involving thinking about food all the time which is NOT what I wanted to do! If you feel like I did you may be interested in this straight talking and simple approach from Jesse Cannone. "jasmine ann  

Take Control Of Your Metabolism

by Jesse Cannone CFT, CPRS, CSPN

So many people are talking about how slow their metabolism is and why they need to start taking the latest diet supplement scam yet they don’t even understand how the human metabolism works. So before I even go into how to speed yours up, I want to first go over some of the basics.  

  Back Pain and Travel

We all need a break, and if you have back pain, pinched sciatic nerve symptoms, backache and stress you probably need one more than most. Holidays are great, a time to relax, be with the family, play with the kids, explore, romance your loved one…or are they?

 If you have back problems you may be thinking it is easier to stay at home. Whether it is a short trip or a long haul flight here are some tried and tested travel tips.

Sleeping With Sciatica

Are you tired of being tired? Here are twelve top sleep tips for you to try.

It’s amazing what a good night’s sleep can do. You feel refreshed, invigorated and ready to face the challenges of the day. Well for many of us with experience of a bad back, pinched sciatic nerve symptoms, backache and the anxiety and stress caused by back pain, that feeling is just a distant dream


 Bodybuilding "Sins" And Back Pain

It’s one thing for someone who sits at a computer all day and never exercises to have back pain, but for a bodybuilder, someone who spends hours and hours each week pouring everything they’ve got into building muscle, it should be criminal!

The reason we say this is because, if you are going to spend so much time, money, and energy trying to build the “perfect body”, you have to make sure that you not only look good, but also feel good.

 What is S1 Joint Dysfunction?

The S-I joint is one of the most misunderstood areas of the human body. It has been the source of much controversy in the medical community for many years. Much of the debate relies on the fact that there are few reliable evaluation methods for the S-I joint.

 Ten Hints to Shopping With Back Pain

If you have back pain and sciatica symptoms shopping can be a real pain. Here are ten top shopping tips I have utilized to help make your weekly grocery shop and other shopping trips a more bearable or pleasant experience for you and your back.

  Ten Tips For Driving With Sciatica

When I had severe back pain and sciatica symptoms I found driving to be the task that was the most difficult for me and was one of the things that still caused me to get radiating pain down my legs even when I was so much better. I need to drive for my job, for a social life and just to get things done so I tried to work out what might be the things that would help me to be able to drive with the least amount of stress on my back.


  Eight Essential Checks To Choosing A Car When You Have Back And Sciatic Pain

 If you have back pain or sciatica symptoms or one of the many back pain conditions you may want to think about a few extra points when the time comes to be choosing your next car. As sitting in a car and driving was the worst thing for me when I got back pain and sciatica and always aggravated my pain significantly this is a subject close to my heart…and my back!

Degenerative Disc Disease What is It?

Degenerative disc disease is not actually a disease at all. It's a term that describes the natural changes the spinal discs undergo as a person ages. Degenerative disc disease usually occurs in the lower back and the neck, though it can take place anywhere along the spine. As a disc degenerates, it may put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves, which often leads to pain and may affect nerve function. While everyone will experience these changes in their discs, most people will not have pain.


Learn the Real Dangers of Poor Sleep

By Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS

 Ah... a good nights sleep. We all want to get in the recommended 7-8 hours, yet according to the National Sleep Foundation, almost one-third of Americans sleep 6.5 hours or less each night. So, not only are we walking around in a bad mood, eyes half open, giant cup of Joe in hand, but now research shows that we are actually putting our heart at risk!

 Back Pain at the Office
by Jesse Cannone
It's getting to be so bad that by Monday afternoon, you're already tired of being at the office. You're not even thinking as far ahead as Friday. Just getting to hump day is going to be challenge enough.

Should You Use Ice or Heat
to Treat Back Pain?

Ice or heat? Heat or ice? That's probably the most common question asked about treating back pain. The best way to answer it, I have found, is to explain exactly what ice and heat do and why they help relieve pain. Once you understand the mechanism behind these treatments, you'll be more likely to use them when your own back pain flares up.

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