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:
We regularly get unsolicited calls, letters and emails from patients who have tried and love our DDS Decompression Belts. Here are some comments from recent users: Continue reading
65% of 879 patients surveyed who used the DDS Spinal Air Lumbar Decompression Belt felt relief within the first hour!
27% felt relief immediately.
Of the 44% of patients who tried the DDS Decompression Belt to avoid surgery, almost half were successful in avoiding surgery. Continue reading
Cynthia Smith, MD, Medical associate for content development in the medical education division of the American College of Physicians, along with Patrick Alguire, MD, found that, after studying a 38-year old man with complaints of low back pain, with such a vague set of symptoms, imaging tests like radiography, computer tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) likely would not prove beneficial and may expose him to unnecessarily to radiation and the anxiety of findings that are clinically insignificant. 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
We spend approximately a third of our lives lying in bed. Therefore, we should take extra care in choosing a correct mattress. So, which one is right for you?
Dr. Jeffrey Katz, professor of medicine and orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School, recently noted that there wasn’t a lot of research done on this topic.
Disc Disease Solutions introduced the first Spinal Air Decompression Brace almost 10 years ago. One of the many differences between our brace and other braces is in our Vertical Air Pressure Technology. Continue reading
Major depression is thought to be four times greater in people with chronic back pain than in the general population (Sullivan, Reesor, Mikail & Fisher, 1992).
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 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
The DDS Spinal Air Lumbar Decompression Belt is an effective, noninvasive and simple-to-use solution for those seeking treatment for low back pain. Our Lumbar Braces are ambulatory, they have a 100% soft cotton lining, they are all machine washable and they can be worn discreetly under clothing. Continue reading