• Lower Back Pain

    Lower Back Pain

    Ouch! If you’re experiencing lower back pain you are certainly not alone. Over 80% of North Americans will suffer lower back pain at some point in their lives. This makes lower back pain the number one disability in workers’ compensation claims and accounts for more than $50 billion annually in the US through medical care and lost production…

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  • Mid Back Pain

    Mid Back Pain

    Mid back pain is most commonly caused by irritation or injury to the muscles and ligaments of the thoracic spine. The high incidence of poor postural habits, lack of adequate exercise and muscle conditioning, as well as the increase in sedentary or seated lifestyles of Americans are all major contributors…

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  • Ice or Heat?

    Ice or Heat?

    Confused about when you should use ice or heat for an injury? If you have an acute injury, such as a sprained ankle or a recent back spasm, ICE is the key to reducing pain and inflammation. If there is pain, tenderness…

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