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back pain

A Surprisingly Simple Way To Heal Lower Back Pain (Video)

A primary care doctor in Tulsa, Oklahoma has an unusual prescription for patients who come to him with lower back pain: watching a YouTube video.

July 21 2014

Why Everyone Needs To Try Foam Rolling + How To Do It

As we age, our once-spry muscles lose elasticity in the joints and connective tissue and lead us to develop more aches, pains and injuries. The good...

Leandra Rouse
July 14 2014

Give Your Back A Great (And Safe) Stretch. Here's How

As a yoga teacher, I often hear that backbends are great for your back and spine. And, like you, I have read my fair share of articles claiming these...

Hope Zvara
June 17 2014

7 Ways To Improve Your Posture & Decrease Back Pain

Despite the incredible engineering of the human body, bad posture can lead to back pain. The human body has evolved very little in the last million...

Trish Allan
April 17 2014

The Skinny On Back Pain: What Works & What Doesn't

At any given time, 20 percent of us have back pain. During the last year, 40 percent of us have had back pain. Throughout our lives, 80 percent of us...

Dr. Patrick Roth
April 1 2014

The Best Way To Sleep If You Want To Avoid Back Pain

Have you thought much about the positions in which you sleep? Considering that many of us spend close to a third of our lives between the sheets, if...

Jonathan FitzGordon
March 10 2014

Want To Improve Your Posture? Try This

Do you have your camera ready? You'll want to take some pictures of your posture after you finish reading this.

Jonathan FitzGordon
February 11 2014

4 Yoga Poses To Give Your Spine A Complete Stretch

The spine is a masterpiece of engineering. The four curves of the spine and their varying shapes perfectly balance the two primary functions of our...

Gina Sorensen
January 23 2014

A Simple Sequence That Will Help Your Back

Holiday travel is right around the corner, and we all know that sitting in planes, trains and automobiles often causes stress in our bodies. If you're...

Julie Wilcox
December 19 2013

5 Reasons Everyone Should Do Wheel Pose

If you practice yoga regularly, you're probably familiar with wheel pose.

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
December 10 2013

Why Your Back Pain Might Be A Good Thing

I know what you're thinking: Are you nuts? My back hurts like hell. Why would this ever be a good thing?

Caroline Zwickson, M.A.
November 8 2013

Overcome Back Pain With These 5 Techniques

Ever come home after a long day to realize your back is really bugging you? Massages help, but they don’t come cheap, and have the potential to be a...

Cristin Fagone
July 29 2013

Everything You Need To Know About Back Pain (Infographic)

Back pain: So many people experience it, so few know where it came from and what to do about it.

June 8 2013

Lower Back Pain: 10 Methods To Find Relief

Did you know that one of the most common reasons to visit the doctor is lower back pain? It makes sense, considering it can be pretty unpleasant,...

Karen Sherwood
March 11 2013

Does Yoga Make You Strong?

More athletes and coaches are realizing that yoga complements everything they’ve been trying to achieve. Whether on the court, in the ring, on the...

Marcus Julian Felicetti
February 28 2013

Are You Destroying Your Back With Your Desk Posture? (Video)

Don't be scared away by the Spanish-langauge ad for Vodafone in the clip below! This 1-minute animated video will change your life and your posture....

January 14 2013

Simple Exercises to Relieve Back Pain (Video)

I know what it’s like to have low back pain and it’s the worst

Gigi Yogini
January 10 2013

How I Used Yoga Philosophy to Heal My Back

I am a busy working mother of two young children, a student yoga teacher, and (if I am brutally honest with myself) , a Type-A personality.

Charlie Anderson
December 18 2012