Back or Neck Pain

Back or Neck Pain

How to Get Your Insurer to Cover Non-Drug Treatment for Back Pain

The best back pain treatments are non-drug approaches such as acupuncture and therapeutic massage. Here’s how to get your insurer to pay for them.

Back or Neck Pain

Can Osteoporosis Cause a Backache?

Unexplained back pain in a postmenopausal woman can have many causes. One that often goes undiagnosed is osteoporosis of the spine.

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Got Back Pain? There’s a Video Game for That!

Recent research says you can improve chronic low-back pain just by doing fun video-game exercises at home. Get the details here…

Pain Relief in Motion

Whiplash? Here’s the Real Way to Relieve Your Pain for Good

Don’t get fooled! Whiplash isn’t a diagnosis…it’s a mechanism of injury. Learn the real source of whiplash-related pain and how to get lasting relief.

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Is Pseudostenosis the Real Cause of Your Back Pain?

If your doctor says you have spinal stenosis but nothing seems to help, the real culprit could be "pseudo-stenosis." Read on.

Pain Relief in Motion

When Lower Back Pain Is Really in Your Butt

Few people know where the lower back ends the buttocks region begins—a critical issue to treat the root cause of what you think is back pain.

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Is Your Back Out of Whack? Simple, Natural Relief…

Do you feel a sharp twinge in your lower back that signals nonstop pain to come? Here are a few simple…

Back or Neck Pain

15 Natural Ways to Ease Back Pain

Bottom Line has been saying it for years, and mainstream medicine has finally woken up. If you have back pain—and…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Relief for Low-Back Pain

The patient: Ann, a 35-year old information technology expert and exercise enthusiast. Why she came to see me: After consulting…

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Drug-Free Remedies for Back Pain

Have you ever had an aching lower back? Most likely, your answer is yes—four out of five Americans have experienced…

Back or Neck Pain

For Back Pain, Massage Right Here

If you have back pain, relief may lie in the palms of your hands. Reflexology involves applying mild pressure to…

Back or Neck Pain

Chronic Back Pain? Try This Mind-Body Approach First

Millions of Americans have chronic back pain—it’s the number-one cause of disability, and it’s notoriously tough to treat. Pain meds…

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Got Neck Pain? Try this for long-lasting relief…

About 15% of US adults endure the misery of neck pain at some point each year. When neck pain occurs,…

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Surprising Causes of Back Pain: Chewing Gum…A Big Wallet…Flip-Flops…More

People blame all sorts of things for back pain. Maybe it started when you were lugging suitcases from the car…