3 simple tips to prevent neck pain

Without knowing it, you may be encouraging neck pain by the way you perform everyday activities. How you carry yourself can invite neck pain or help keep it at bay

3 simple tips to prevent neck painIn general, try to keep your head balanced directly over your spine, so it is not leaning forward or cocked to one side. That’s because your neck’s principal job is to support your head, and your head weighs a lot – about 10 to 12 pounds Here are some hints for achieving a healthy neck […]

Sitting wrongly can affect your bones, warn experts

Poor posture while sitting has the potential to lead to many negative side effects. We all know that sitting improperly has a definite impact on our bodies, especially our backs. However, there are many unseen impacts that you might not have considered, highlight experts

Sitting wrongly can affect your bones, warn expertsSitting for long hours can be quite a challenge for a lot of us. However, sitting in a bad posture could be much more destructive, say experts. Posture refers to the way an individual holds alignment of spine in the body with all its adjoining structures. It includes every single movement that a person makes. […]

Mumbai: KEM doctors save 14-yr-old’s life suffering from a rare congenital anomaly

Doctors from Mumbai's civic-run KEM hospital treated a 14-year-old Buldhana boy from a rare congenital anomaly. Also,  he started losing the sensations in his leg, and if not treated, then he might have lost the ability to walk

Mumbai: KEM doctors save 14-yr-old’s life suffering from a rare congenital anomalyDoctors from Mumbai’s civic-run KEM hospital treated a 14-year-old Buldhana boy from a rare congenital anomaly. He had developed a tilted spine as one part of the spine did not develop. Moreover, he started losing the sensations in his leg, and if not treated, then he might have lost the ability to walk. Doctors from […]

Five tips to counter back pain this Diwali

Dr Sejal Mistry, a National Clinical Expert, QI Spine Clinic, shares five simple tips to reduce back pain this festive season

Five tips to counter back pain this DiwaliFestivals often bring about a change in our daily routine. In general, our diet, sleeping pattern, and schedule changes. It is also probably one of the busiest times of the year where all the holiday shopping, cooking, get-togethers happen, and we travel to see friends. Whether you are a chronic back pain patient or someone […]

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problems

Our spines are the structure that surrounds the spinal cord, and is extremely important as the spinal cord connects to the brain and is the pathway that allows our brain to interact with the entire rest of the body i.e. all the muscles in the body, organs, and all other systems within the body, and this is the reason, why it is so important to maintain a healthy spine

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problemsAn unhealthy spine can interfere with the entire central nervous system and can also cause a host of unwelcome health issues such as pain, numbness, and weakness in the arms and legs, impaired breathing and digestion and impaired control of the bowel and bladder. On the occasion of World Spine Day, doctors informed that around […]

Are you sleeping right?

Understanding the correct sleep posture for your overall wellbeing

Are you sleeping right?Did you know you that poor posture is one of the primary causes of spine issues like back pain? When you sleep oddly, there is an added and unwelcome pressure on your back, neck and hips which can lead to prolonged pain and uneasiness. While people take care in choosing ergonomic chairs for sitting today, […]

How to deal with lower back pain: Its causes, prevention and treatment

In most cases regarding lower back pain stem from strain or sprain due to simple overuse, unaccustomed activity, excessive lifting, or an accident. In most cases the best move is to wait and see if the pain resolves on its own. If the pain does not improve after three to four days, then it's time to see a doctor

How to deal with lower back pain: Its causes, prevention and treatmentWhat Is Low Back Pain? Low back pain is a universal human experience — almost everyone has it at some point. The lower back, which starts below the ribcage, is called the lumbar region. Pain here can be intense and is one of the top causes of missed work. Fortunately, low back pain often gets […]

5 tips for coping with sciatica

Sciatica is one of the most common, yet misunderstood, types of pain. As many as 40% of people will get it during their life, and it becomes more frequent as you age

5 tips for coping with sciaticaSciatica tends to get lumped in with regular back pain, but it is different. The pain originates with the sciatic nerves and often goes away by itself within a few hours or days. However, some attacks can come and go for several weeks or even months. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to prevent […]

Here’s how you can practice yoga safely for back pain

Yoga is a gentle practice that is ideal for maintaining back strength and flexibility. It’s also one of the more effective tools for helping reduce low back pain, the most common source of pain and disability among older adults

Here’s how you can practice yoga safely for back painThe popular mind-body practice can be one of the best ways to soothe an aching low back, as long as you are careful “Yoga helps strengthen and stretch back muscles that might be tight, which improves mobility,” says Dr Lauren Elson, medical editor of the Harvard Special Health Report. Unfortunately, yoga injuries among older adults […]

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: Smokers are thrice more prone to chronic back pain

Dr Neha Narula, Senior Spine Specialist, QI Spine Clinic explains why you must quit smoking to protect your back

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: Smokers are thrice more prone to chronic back painSmoking is often seen as a risk factor for multiple medical issues. However, its relation to musculoskeletal conditions like that of back pain is rarely understood. In spite of regular exercise, a healthy diet plan, and a proper lifestyle, you may experience chronic back pain if you are addicted to smoking or often breathe in […]