There’s no shortage of tips for a healthy back and anyone who has ever experienced low back pain knows just how valuable these words of advice actually are. Katherine Braun, Clinic Director and Founder of Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Inc., recently wrote a great article in the Huffington Post with tips for keeping a healthy back during the holidays. Some of these include the following:
- Stretch. Stretching is important because sometimes the pain comes from the muscles themselves. As we get older, our muscles tend to stiffen up more. When a stiff muscle is suddenly asked to work, it can cause pain. If the muscle is gently stretched, it becomes more ready to work. Stretch gently, without bouncing. If you are not used to stretching, start by holding a stretch for a short time. Gradually build up to roughly 30-second stretches. Continue reading
61% of over 260 patients surveyed felt pain relief within the first hour after applying the DDS Decompression Belt. Continue reading
According to a recent study presented at the North American Spine Institute, and published in the Spine Journal, the more obese a person is the more likely he or she is to suffer from lower back pain. However, this risk can be diminished through moderate levels of activity. Continue reading
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are studying the most effective means of treating chronic low back pain and symptoms of depression — together — in those 60 or older.
For four years, seventy-five men and 123 women, ranging in age from 60 to 94, have taken part. Continue reading
– About 2% of the US workforce receives compensation for back injuries annually.
Wikipedia defines Muscle Atrophy as a “decrease in the mass of the muscle; it can be a partial or complete wasting away of muscle.” Disuse of the muscle is one of the many ways that someone might struggle with this condition. Continue reading
*Spondylolysis & Spondylolisthesis Continue reading
Spinal Stenosis is a type of degenerative disease where there is a loss of moisture in the disc primarily due to aging. Continue reading
* Herniation of Intervertebral Disc
We all have discs that act as cushions between our spinal bones. These discs are made up of an outer annulus fibrosus, which surrounds the inner nucleus pulposus.
* Spinal sprain (lumbar sprain)
Spinal (lumbar) sprain refers to the shock or damage of light muscle or ligament caused by lifting heavy objects, performing rigorous physical activity, excessive exercising or due to a traffic accident. You might have described or have heard someone else describe this condition with this common phrase: “I pulled my back” or “I threw out my back.” Continue reading
Geoffrey S. from San Jose, Ca recently asked Men’s Fitness: “My back is always hurting from sitting at my desk all day. I know I shouldn’t slouch, but is there something else I can do to protect my back?” Continue reading
It’s not only because we are the ORIGINAL Spinal-Air Lumbar Traction Brace – with 4 U.S. and 2 utility patents.
Try our DDS Decompression Brace before you opt for surgery, spinal injections or pain killers. Exhaust all of your resources and be better informed about your options. Our DDS Decompression Belt just might be your solution. Continue reading
We just received two unsolicited letters in the mail from our fellow DDS Decompression Belt users. Continue reading
Disc Disease Solutions introduced a revolutionary approach in the treatment of lower back and neck pain due to spinal diseases and injuries almost a decade ago. Continue reading