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Why Does My Back Hurt?

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Have you ever asked yourself, “why does my back hurt?” You’re not alone. It is most likely related to your daily habits of sitting, slouching, and sleeping. If you read Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain, this video will demonstrate the potential causes of back pain. Correcting your daily habits is a form of treatment but also preventing future back pain. Take care of your back and spine because your older self will thank you for it. You may have already heard of some, but seeing the studies done to prove where back pain comes from will make you think...

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Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Posted by Sarah Brooks on

29 per cent of adult Americans suffer from lower back pain (Belluz, 2017). Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons to seek medical aid and is the leading cause of job disability in the world (American College of Physicians, 2017; MacMillan, 2017). It can become chronic if it is not treated in a timely manner (Belluz, 2017). There are a variety of treatments for lower back pain such as prescription drugs, exercise, massage therapy, acupuncture, and more. However, each treatment is not completely effective on its own, and often combines a variety of treatments in conjunction to...

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