Back care consists of any of several approaches used to restore or maintain a healthy, pain-free back.
Low back pain is a major problem in our society. Up to 90 percent of all Americans will have a problem with back pain at some time in their lives. They will spend approximately five billion dollars annually for relief.
Each year, some 200,000 back surgeries are performed, and hundreds of thousands of prescriptions are written for medications to relieve low back pain. It is estimated that...
Pain relief can be available without a prescription. And for centuries, ointments, rubs and liniments have been applied to the skin over... Read more »
Did you know that approximately one-fourth of adults in the United States experience back pain at least once during a three-month time... Read more »
One of the most important things you can do for your lower back is keep your core strong and integrated with your spine. I'll explain. ... Read more »
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Other TreatmentsA number of complementary and alternative treatments are used to relieve back pain. Complementary means it is used together with... Read more »