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Chiropractors try to prevent back injuries to children with heavy bookbags. by Carol Grant Posted Wed 19 Aug 2009 6:17pm This is the time of year when I see children in my Chiropractic office with back injuries due to their very heavy book bags. It’s time now to focus on a spinal crisis in the making. Dentists used fluoride as a means to prevent future cavities and whether the theory and health benefits were sound, they placed their profession and prevention in ... Read on »
Hamstring And Low Back Injuries--Prevent Them! by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 21 Jan 2010 11:59am Prevent hamstring and low back injuries with adequate flexibility and strength. The sit and reach test measures the flexibility of the lower back and hamstrings. You will need a box about 12 inches (30 cm) high and a ruler: 1. Sit on the floor with your back and head against a wall. Your legs should be straight ahead and flat aga ... Read on »
Drugs for Back Injury by Med RX Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Back Injury: Metaxalone Ortho evra Vioxx These are just some of the drugs and medications that are often used to treat Back Injury.If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about Back Injury, go to the Back Injury WellPage or t ... Read on »
Provider back injuries, a large problem. by Mike P. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:54pm I n recent months several of our nursing staff have succumb to lower back injuries which were sustained while caring for obese patients. The injuries have resulted in several sick days for these individuals which translates into schedule shortfalls and the use of valuable sick time. The lost work time for these nurses may be viewed as a nice respi ... Read on »
Bouncing back from an injury (guest post). by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 1:00am Bouncing Back from an Injury I am a runner. Well, I was a runner until an injury put a complete halt on my running endeavors… I ran the Disney World Marathon January 10 and a week later had some pain in my knee. I ignored it and kept running. Over my next few runs it got worse. This teaches us our first lesson of the day NEVE ... Read on »
Usain Bolt’s back injury has an easy fix by Matt Whitehead Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 4:17pm What do Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay have in common? Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell Yes, they are the fastest three sprinters in history, but that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about their dysfunctional posture that has created injuries and hampered performance in their careers. This has been very ev ... Read on »
Lower Back Injuries: Limber Up Before Letting Loose the Lumber by Robert Davis Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 12:47pm Watching a modern professional golfer swing a driver in slow motion is a thing of beauty. The arms straight and unbending pull the club back in a long arc. Weight shifts from the front leg to back. Core and back muscles twist and coil, storing up power for the downswing. Wrists cock the club at the top of the arc, then the core musc ... Read on »
Avoid Back Injury with Broccoli by Dr. Daisy S. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 29 Dec 2011 9:52am You may be wondering how on earth can broccoli help with back pain. Well..it can’t keep you from getting back pain but it can help strengthen your body to avoid back injuries.  Japanese researchers have identified that Vitamin K which is found in broccoli, spinach and other dark green vegetables helps the calcium deposits in the b ... Read on »
Physical Therapy Exercises for Back Injuries by hqbk Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 6:12am Anyone who has had a back injury knows how terribly unpleasant it feels. The condition causes atrophy of the back’s smaller stabilizing muscles. Physical therapy exercises for back injuries can help to provide relief as well as prevent the recurrence of such injuries. Those looking for treatment should incorporate complete rehabilitation of t ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Back Injury by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Back Injury: Back pain Elbow pain Knee pain Low back pain Neck pain Of course, these are just some of the common symptoms of Back Injury. You can connect with experts and other people who have Back Injuryin the Wellsphere communities. If you're interested in finding ... Read on »