Sex does not hurt your back: Study

Could sexual activity trigger lower back pain? No, says a new study that lays the greater blame on heavy lifting.

Sex does not hurt your back: Study

 Could sexual activity trigger lower back pain? No, says a new study that lays the greater blame on heavy lifting.

Blame chimps for your persistent back pain
Blame chimps for your persistent back pain

Persistent lower back pain could be the result of bones in your spine that share similarities in shape to non-human primates like chimpanzees and orangutans.

Distractions, fatigue may trigger lower back pain

Besides manual tasks involving awkward position, distractions during activities and fatigue can also trigger low back pain, a study has suggested.

Curved sole shoes `no better` than flat sole trainers to reduce lower back pain

A new study has revealed that rocker sole shoes are not better than generic trainers for reducing lower back pain.

Yoga-once-a-week enough to ease lower back pain

Researchers have found that one yoga class a week gives similar lower back pain relief and causes reduction in the need to take pain-killer medication as bi- weekly classes.

Rest and exercise `effective on lower back pain’

Results of a trial, comparing exercise therapy to daily rest, showed that both treatments resulted in the same small level of improvement.

Rest and exercise ‘equally effective on lower back pain’

Lower back pain caused by pathological changes in the bones of spine can be hard to treat and the presently recommended therapy of exercise and staying active usually does not help alleviate the pain.

Yoga better treatment for chronic lower back pain

Yoga can be a better treatment for chronic lower back pain.

Exercises to reduce back pain

Lower back pain occurs due to severe muscle strain or a back injury. Those who suffer from lower back pain often resort to shortcuts like popping pain killers or applying pain-relieving ointments. This, however, as said earlier, is a shortcut, which merely provides temporary relief and eventually turns into a habit.

Smoking can cause chronic lower back pain

Canadian researchers have linked smoking to chronic lower back pain.

Smoking can cause chronic lower back pain

Canadian researchers have linked smoking to chronic lower back pain.