Articles: back pain

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  1. Low Back Pain: A Naturopathic Approach

    by Wendy Gist

    This article focuses on the naturopathic approach to healing, in particular lower back pain, and the common causes of this condition, which in most cases is the result of muscle st...

  2. Lower Back Pain

    by Tanya Milne

    Most people with back problems, and back pain suffer in the Lumbar region. Lower back pain has many causes but the vast majority are caused through bad posture and overuse conditio...

  3. Neck Pain and the Primary Control

    by Stephen Braybrook

    More than 50% of adults have had neck pain during the past year, with around two-thirds of the population having neck pain at some point in their lives. The incidence of neck pain i...

  4. Neuroskeletal Alignment Case Studies

    by Carole Preen

    This column focuses on the effectiveness of Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy through four case studies, conducted by some graduates at Morely College. All the case studies pres...

  5. Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy (BSRT) Case Studies Revolutionizing the Treatment of Back Pain

    by Carole Preen

    This article is a set of case studies by the author’s students of Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy at Morley College in London, and the Kevala Centre.

  6. Of Discs, Soaps and Camemberts

    by Joel Carbonnel

    Last month, I explained why the intervertebral disc (ID) is not like a bar of soap that can slip in and out of its position. Being from Normandy, I prefer, strange as it may seem, ...

  7. Power Assisted Micro-Manipulation

    by Irene Phillips

    Power Assisted Micro-Manipulation by Irene Phillips the first osteopath to be using Power-Assisted Micro-Manipulation. The treatment is carried out working on all levels of the spi...

  8. Prevention of Back Pain

    by Richard Ablett

    It is staggering to think that back pain will affect so many adults. Back pain in its various forms will affect 80% of people at some stage during their adult lives. This is the gr...

  9. Promoting Healthy Posture for Wheelchair Users

    by Ailsa Reston

    The provision of an appropriate and supportive wheelchair will enable good posture with head, spinal and trunk support and pelvic alignment. This is essential for regular or permane...

  10. Rugby Players, Homeopathy and a Painful Coccyx

    by Dr Neil Slade

    This article focuses on homeopathic treatment for a painful coccyx sustained by a fall on concrete steps.

  11. Self-Help for Back Pain

    by Pete Moore

    The Pain Management Programme uses a multidisciplinary approach with a number of practical techniques and psychological strategies to enable a person with on-going pain to mainta...

  12. Sitting Still was Yesterday: Why Flexible Sitting is So Important for a Child’s Back

    by AGR - Campaign for Healthier Backs

    Just about all children await their first day at school with anticipation and impatience - after all the first school day is a very special day for them, a day on which they can fe...

  13. Slipped Disc Or Split Disc?

    by Joel Carbonnel

    The term 'slipped disc' is a misnomer, since intervertebral discs (IDs) do not and cannot slip out from their vertebral position. Nor can they slip back, which means that no amount...

  14. Spinal Manipulation - What are We to Believe?

    by Leon Chaitow, ND DO

    In this column the author focuses on the background to a news report earlier this year that ‘Chiropractic and Osteopathic Manipulation does not work,’ based on a review published i...

  15. Spinal Stenosis and Fusion Surgery

    by Jesse Cannone

    The author explains spinal stenosis, which is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which can put pressure on the spinal cord and other spinal nerves. But not everyone who has it experi...

  16. Talk Back - From the Spine

    by Ruth White

    Ruth White writes from the point of view of the backbone in the context of a case study of a woman called Christine. Christine suffered from terrible back pain and had her backbone...

  17. The Alexander Barrie System Of Pelvic Correction

    by Alexander Barrie

    The author, a Registered Shiatsu Practitioner and Registered Cranio-sacral Therapist, has developed a system for correcting the position of the pelvis through observation, empirica...

  18. The Healing Power of Far Infrared Heat (FIR)

    by Jesse Cannone

    The author explains that both ice and heat are well-known for breaking the pain-spasm cycle.  However most heating remedies provide only superficial relief. Far Infrared Heat, on...

  19. The Importance of Being at Rest

    by Joel Carbonnel

    There was a time when bed rest was regarded as the treatment of choice for back pain. Only ten years ago, it was common for GPs to prescribe one to two weeks of bed rest to their pa...

  20. The Psychology of Back Pain

    by Sheldon Litt, Ph.D.

    On the front page of today's leading Swedish daily newspaper, the respected broadsheet DAGENS NYHETER (The Daily News), is featured a major article on back pain. The gist of this l...

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