Skinny jeans one of the top 5 harmful fashion trends

British Chiropractic Association (BCA) says items such as skinny jeans, high heels and handbags can "wreak havoc" on the body. But, research has been rejected by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and experts

Skinny jeans one of the top 5 harmful fashion trendsThere has been a warning that fashion items may cause posture problems and back and neck pain. The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) says items such as skinny jeans, high heels and handbags can “wreak havoc” on our bodies. However, the research has been rejected by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and other back experts. They […]

Ways to beat back pain

Ways to beat back painDo you know the ways to beat back pain ? But before starting it, lets know what is back pain. Back pain is uncomfortable, episodes of which vary; they may be acute, sub-acute or chronic depending on the duration. The pain may be characterised as a dull ache, shooting or intense pain, or a burning […]

Daily workout routines help in countering lower back pain

Lower back pain due to muscle strain or muscle spasm is amenable to exercise. But if the pain traces to a problem in the spine, approach exercise more cautiously

Daily workout routines help in countering lower back painWhen low back pain flares up, most men can’t do more than grit their teeth, reach for a numbing cold pack, and wait for it to get better. Four out of five of us experience low back pain sometime in our lives, but this common source of suffering is also an opportunity. “An episode of […]

It took doctors 30 years to diagnose my autoimmune disease

Here's how one woman finally found out she had the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis after experiencing back pain and other symptoms for three decades

It took doctors 30 years to diagnose my autoimmune diseaseMollie Carman, 55, developed psoriatic arthritis when she was a teenager—but it took her three decades to get an official diagnosis. Along the way, doctors suspected she could have fibromyalgia or lupus. Everything changed when she finally saw a rheumatologist. Now, Carman is working to increase awareness about the painful disease. It’s hard to remember […]

Don’t blame the weather for your back pain, they aren’t linked at all

Researchers compared weather at the time patients first noticed pain with weather conditions one week and one month before the onset. They found no association between the two

Don’t blame the weather for your back pain, they aren’t linked at allPeople who claim they suffer aches and pains in damp weather are wrong, scientists say. There is no link between the two – instead cold temperatures just makes people more aware of their discomfort, new research confirms. But this is instantly forgotten when the sun comes out, two new Australian studies suggest. Almost 1,000 people […]