Category Archives: Herniated Disc

Putting Your Wallet in the Wrong Pocket can lead to Low Back Pain

Do you carry your wallet in the “sucker pocket?”  According to Judy Artunian of the Chicago Tribune, pickpockets call a man’s back pocket that because it’s the easiest pocket to pick, and the one most likely to contain his wallet.  … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Tournament due to Chronic Back Pain

A bad back can keep you from doing the things you love, and even from being able to work. Chronic back pain can humble anyone, even the number one golfer in the world. Today (March 25) Tiger Woods, age 38, … Continue reading

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Is Your Back Ready to Enjoy Spring & Summer Weather Ahead?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac calls for a drier, slightly warmer spring for the Mile High Region this year. Did this winter’s snow shoveling or a slip or two on the ice cause back pain that will keep you out of … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Lower Back Pain

For many people with lower back pain, getting a good night’s sleep is beyond comprehension.   But getting a good night’s sleep is a great way to let your body take time to heal, and let the natural process of sleep … Continue reading

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DRS Takes You out of “Jeopardy” from Sciatic Nerve Pain

Let’s say you’re playing along with the TV show “Jeopardy,” and the clue is “Sciatic Nerve.” A correct response would be, “The longest nerve in the human body.”  Some of you suffering from Sciatica may have a different answer:  “What … Continue reading

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Here’s a Trick for Back Pain, and a Treat for You

Thursday is Halloween, and soon, the streets will be filled with witches and goblins of all sorts.  But, if you are suffering from chronic low back pain caused by herniated or degenerative discs, sciatica, failed back surgery, or even neck … Continue reading

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Don’t Overload Your Children on their way Back to School This Year

Remember when children went back to school with a ruler and an apple for the teacher? Today’s iconic symbol of back to school time is the overloaded book bag or back pack. You may have even seen cartoons where a … Continue reading

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Playing through the Pain

Is back pain keeping you from work, or from doing the things you want to do in life?  You’re not alone, of course.  Back pain is the number one reason people miss work, and almost 80% of Americans have at … Continue reading

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Walk Away your Back Pain

Whether your back pain comes and goes, or seems to be with you all of the time, a new study performed at Tel Aviv University’s Stanley School of Health Professions may offer some hope, walking.  Yes, something as simple as … Continue reading

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Stay Active when Suffering from Back Pain

Naturally, your first impulse when you suffer from agonizing low back pain is to sit or lay down and rest.  While this seems logical, we don’t feel that it is usually the best way to deal with your severe back … Continue reading

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