How long should I wear a lumbar support (lumbar brace/belt)?

 If you have had back pain at any point in your life, you might be familiar with a lumbar brace or belt. It is a stretchable belt with metal stirrups on either side of the spine. This is tied on the lower back, below the rib cage and can be very effective in pain relief, especially during the acute stages of pain. In this blog we will look at why lumbar braces are important yet why they need to be weaned off when the time is right to do so .....
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How to Relieve Pain from Pinched Nerves: 4 Tips for Long Lasting Relief

How to Relieve Pain from Pinched Nerves: 4 Tips for Long Lasting Relief
Do you suffer from pain in your back or neck? If so, it's likely that the source of your pain is coming from your nerves. These are nerves exiting from either side of your spine, right next to the vertebra. When these nerves get irritated or compressed, it can lead to extreme pain and discomfort. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for relieving nerve pain quickly and easily! .....
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What does a pinched nerve in the back/neck feel like?

What does a pinched nerve in the back/neck feel like?
Do you suffer from pain in your back or neck due to pinched nerves? If so, you are not alone. This is a very common problem that can lead to extreme pain and discomfort. To complicate things further, the symptoms of pinched nerves can be very varied, making it confusing to figure out if the pain is actually coming from the pinched nerve or from another structure from the spine. In this blog post, we will discuss why and how our nerves get irritated or pinched and what a nerve pain can feel like ......

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5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 2)

5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 2)
In this blog, we are going to discuss five tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels. This is a two part blog. In this first part we talked about what happens when you wear high heels and how can it lead to back pain. This was followed by the first two tips. 
Following on from the previous two tips, the third one is for those who get achy and tired feet or back pain due to the high heels .....
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5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 1)

5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 1)
If you suffer from back pain wearing high heeled shoes maybe the trigger that leads to a flare up of your back pain. Do you ever wonder if your back pain is going to put an end to your ‘high heeled’ days? Or are you a mum who works in a high profile job where your high heels are a part of your everyday work attire?
 
In this blog, we are going to discuss five tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels
This is a two part blog. In this first part lets talk about what happens when you wear high heels and how can it lead to back pain. This will give you a better understanding of the tips that we will be subsequently discussing. 
 
When you wear high heels, your lower body ..... 
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