Triathletes routinely put themselves through rigorous exercise and activities that put extreme stress on their bodies. When muscles are overly tired or not properly rested between workouts, especially long bike rides, they can become stressed or strained causing painful spasms or strains.
It is important to know the difference between when you can manage at home and when you should see your doctor about your back and neck pain.
Neck pain is a common complaint. Almost everyone experiences the occasional pain in the neck, but few patients can pinpoint the cause of chronic neck pain.
A new study shows that patients who smoke have significantly higher rates of neck and back pain than patients who do not smoke.
Could your back pain start somewhere unexpected? Let’s take a look at 5 areas that could be the beginning of back pain…
A strong core equals a strong back. You may not be able to sculpt a 6-pack, but any decrease in your waist measurements will help you feel better and move more easily.
A new study shows that because children are less active than they have been in decades past, their muscles are not as developed and cannot support the weight of heavy backpacks without strain.
Sitting, working at a computer and using a telephone can all put stress on your body and increase tension in your neck and shoulders.
We’ve all heard it countless times - diet and exercise lead to a healthier and longer life. But what happens if your favorite form of exercise causes you pain?
It’s easy to quickly get tired of always hearing, “Stop slouching!” or “Sit up straighter!” Is there any science behind this annoying reminder from mom? Actually, yes.