Sciatica: The Bolt Out of the Blue

Sciatica brings a very specific type of pain. If you’ve never experienced it, you can’t really understand it, and once it’s happened to you, you’ll never forget it. The pain has been described as coming like a lightning bolt out of the blue. Though it can present in a number of different ways, the most… Continue Reading

Exercises to Avoid When Your Back Hurts

If you’ve been bothered by back pain and have been doing research about how to find relief, you’ve probably read about the importance of movement: where physicians once recommended bed rest, and even traction, today’s advice is to stay out of bed and get some exercise. Unfortunately, many people who read this recommendation think that… Continue Reading