What do you do when you’re sick, or injured, or have a cut? I bet a lot of us, “just google it.” We wonder what it could be, where it came from, what are the symptoms and side effects. Then we diagnose ourselves from online information! Anywhere from a slight cold to cancer, if we read something and think we have symptoms we just go ahead and diagnose ourselves. Funny, right? Actually no. Even though there is a lot of credible information online, there is also information that is not true. Back pain seems to be a confusing topic. When...
Have you ever wondered where your lower back pain comes from? And exactly what you can do to help it? In a previous blog post, we mentioned 7 remedies for lower back pain relief. One of those remedies is stretching. Stretching is not just for the dancers, or yogis who want to be flexible. Stretching can benefit everyone. If you don’t know exactly what is going to help relieve the lower back pain, start with a stretch. This can relieve pressure and strain on the muscles and soft tissues in your lower back. The muscles, ligaments and tendons are all...
Before we dive into helping lower back pain during pregnancy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Hannah! I work in the marketing department at Plexus and YES, I am pregnant! So, you could say that I’m a reliable candidate to write this blog (at least my fellow co-workers thought so). Here’s a little background: I’m currently 25 weeks prego and I hear this phrase almost every single day, “You don’t even look pregnant!” And it’s true. I’m hardly popping out, even though I’m over halfway to the finish line. It’s because my sweet baby boy (IT’S A BOY!) loves to...
For the 80 percent of Americans that will suffer from back pain at some time in their lives, there are multiple ways of how to relieve that pain. Lower back pain relief can cost a lot of money. In a study, Carey and Freburger said that the estimated costs of the condition are more than $100 billion annually. Why spend your money on treatments you are not positive will work? Lower back pain relief at home can be both efficient and effective. Because of the large percentage of people who will experience back pain, it has led to a lot...
You know that pain? Yeah right there. You stand up from a chair and grab your lower back because it hurts. Lower back pain can put you down for a while. It gets in the way of being able to live life! The lower back is a target area for pain. Many people will experience pain in their lower back at some point in their lives. According to WebMD the lower back is subject to a lot of stress and strain. The weight of the upper body puts loads on the lower back. You may have thought before that the cause of...
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