Back Pain

Get the latest on managing your symptoms, treatment options and living with Back Pain.

The Best and Worst Shoes for Back Pain

What kinds of shoes might be contributing to your back pain? And what kinds of shoes might help? Here’s what two podiatrists have to say.

The Pain-Free Guide to Choosing and Using a Backpack

Packing and wearing a backpack incorrectly can have harmful effects on the body. From the weight of the bag to how you adjust the straps, it is possible to avoid unnecessary pain. Here’s what the experts have to say about choosing and using a backpack.

Best Mattresses for Back Pain

You need a supportive yet comfortable mattress to get a good night’s sleep — even more so if you suffer from back pain. We round up some of the best ones out there on the market, including picks from Amerisleep, Tuft & Needle and Leesa.

Do’s and Don’ts of Lower-Back Pain Exercises

The right kind of lower back pain exercises can give you relief, but the wrong moves can leave you in even more agony – and possibly send you on a trip to the ER. How do you know which kind of back exercise is best? Follow these 10 expert tips on what you

The Best and Worst Exercises for Back Pain

Back pain can be treated and prevented with exercise, but you need to know what you are doing. Learn about good and bad exercises for back pain.

8 Tips to Manage Back Pain While Driving

Get advice on back pain and back pain relief while driving. Learn about lumbar support, seat positioning, and other helpful pointers to avoid back pain.

7 Bad Habits That Cause Back Pain

Back pain doesn't result only from an obvious injury. For better pain management, learn how to undo bad habits that can cause or worsen your discomfort.

10 Surprising Back Pain Causes

You know about soft mattress & stilettos. But back back pain all over can also be triggered by food & lack of fitness.

What You Eat May Help Beat Back Pain

Inflammation can cause back pain. But eating an anti-inflammatory diet, as well as getting proper nutrients such as calcium, has been shown to reduce back pain.

Back Pain: Where Does It Hurt?

Where does it hurt? Left or right, up or down, the location of back pain can help your doctor diagnose the root cause.

When Back Pain Is Caused By Spinal Arthritis

Spinal arthritis is a common cause of back pain. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of this arthritis back pain as well as how it's treated.

10 Ways to Ease Back Pain

Suffering from severe back pain? Read on for back pain relief methods to relieve lower back pain completely.
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