Back Pain

Back pain can happen in the office, at home, or at the gym. Read about back pain relief and how to relieve lower back pain.

9 Best Back Massagers for Lower Back Pain

Feel a sense of relief with one of these best back massagers.

9 Posture Correctors That Back Experts Recommend

A posture corrector can help fix your spine alignment and prevent back pain.


I Tried a Theragun Massage Gun for Back Pain—Here’s My Review

A percussion massage gun can provide back pain relief and loosen tight muscles, but there are important things to keep...


8 Causes of Lower Back Pain on Your Left or Right Side

One of these conditions may be behind your one-sided lower back pain. Here's what you should know.


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Should You Use a Back Stretcher? What Experts Say

Back stretching devices aren't just a form of modern snake oil—they really can help improve back pain, range of...

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What Is Scoliosis? A Guide to Symptoms, Treatments, and More

Here's what you need to know about scoliosis, including the symptoms, causes, and treatments.


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Here Are Stretches and Yoga Moves That Can Help Scoliosis

If you have scoliosis, stretching, yoga, and specific exercises may help you reduce pain and strengthen your body.

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3 Mid-Back Stretches to Help Ease Back Pain

If you're experiencing aches in your mid-back, try these stretches for mid-back pain relief. They can loosen you up...


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7 Best Mattresses for People with Scoliosis

The best mattress for scoliosis provides back pain relief, support, and promotes better spinal alignment. Here's how to...


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Swayback vs. a Hump: The Difference Between Lordosis and Kyphosis

Kyphosis and lordosis are normal curves in the spine. Both can cause issues when they're excessive, but one has...


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20 Symptoms of Scoliosis in Kids and Adults

Scoliosis symptoms are so subtle that they're easy to miss. These are the signs spine experts watch for when...

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7 Treatments Used to Help Correct Scoliosis

Scoliosis seldom needs treatment, but in some cases, the curves grow more pronounced and need correction. Here are the...


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The 7 Types of Scoliosis: Everything You Need to Know

Scoliosis, an abnormal curve of the spine, can vary from mild to severe. Learn about the types, symptoms,...


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Parents: Here’s What You Need to Know About Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

Rounded shoulders aren't always a sign of bad posture; in some children, this can be a symptom of...


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What Is Mild Scoliosis? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Mild scoliosis—a curve of the spine—is more common than severe scoliosis and doesn't usually need treatment. Here's what to...


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Should You Try a Back Brace for Lower Back Pain?

Lifestyle changes often help alleviate lower back pain, but can a back brace stop the discomfort and aches? Here's...

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3 Best Stretches for Sciatica Pain Relief

Sciatica can be brought on by several causes. Ease the shooting pain and get active with these simple yet...


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Should You Use Ice or Heat for Back Pain? What Experts Say

Should you use ice or heat for lower back pain? Our experts weigh in, including the best ways to...


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Can Constipation Really Cause Lower Back Pain?

Constipation can cause back pain, and if you already have low back pain, constipation can make it...


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What to Know About Radicular Pain, a Common Type of Back Pain

Radicular pain, a nerve issue of the spine, is surprisingly common. Good news: This type of pain usually can...


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16 Ways to Get Rid of Lower Back Pain for Good

Got low back pain? Try these expert-approved treatments, from NSAIDs to physical therapy, to get rid of your...


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What Causes Lower Back and Hip Pain?

Lower back and hip pain can occur together due to various causes, from arthritis to pinched...


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What to Do When Walking Causes Lower Back Pain

There are many reasons you may have lower back pain while walking, including these seven conditions.  Here's how to...


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My Severe Back Pain Turned Out to Be Due to a Hip Misalignment

A woman's year-long struggle with severe back pain led to an unexpected diagnosis—a hip misalignment.

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Why You Can Get Lower Back Pain When Running

Simple tweaks to how, where, and when you run can make a big difference in preventing and treating lower...


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A Guide to Back Pain Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Whether it's a slight twinge or major agony, back pain is a common and frustrating problem. Here's how to...


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How to Get Rid of Sciatica Pain: Solutions from Back Experts

Sciatica is a pain in the butt—and legs, and even your feet. Here's what causes the nerve-related condition, plus how...


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I Healed My Debilitating Back Pain by Tapping Into My Emotions

Here's how a woman with a herniated disc used mind-body exercises, like yoga and journaling, to deal with emotions...


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5 Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Do these simple expert-approved stretches for upper back pain to help alleviate pent-up tension and increase mobility.


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What Causes Lower Back Pain in Women?

Low back pain strikes both genders equally, but there are causes that specifically affect women, ranging from pregnancy to...