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back pain

Patient Story

When baby means back pain

Motherhood delivers plenty of rewards—but also its share of rigors. That's when physical therapy can help.

Patient Story

‘She cared about all of me’

When perimenopause hit hard, a Michigan woman found healing in a holistic approach.

At-home office? Straighten up

A few simple tweaks to your work station can improve posture and keep those aches and pains at bay.

Prevent injury—embrace the pre-shovel prep

Just because the snow is falling doesn't mean you should start digging. A warm-up, the right attire and a sensible pace can keep you safe.

Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

4 things to know about backpacks

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Relaxin—how much is too much?

Hormones play a formidable role all throughout pregnancy and childbirth. And sometimes it's a delicate balance.

Pain cream—a paltry palliative?

Study finds ointments marketed for a wide range of a conditions—including nerve pain, burns, sprains and back pain—are often ineffective.

Plight of the astronaut: Back pain

New research suggests explorers experience loss of spinal muscle and gain of fatty tissue during long forays in space.

Researchers: Mind your spine

Yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy and various meditative practices could help back pain sufferers find relief.

Avoid suitcase strain this holiday season

Prevent injuries by packing lightly, using sturdy luggage with wheels and handles, and using good form when carrying or lifting bags.