Does heat help with back pain?

Does heat help with back pain?
If you are a working mum with a busy life at home and a tighter schedule at work and suffer from back pain you may be looking for a quick fix for your back pain. Many people use hot packs for relief from back pain. In this blog, lets discuss if a hot pack really helps with back pain and how to decide if it is the right for your back pain as compared to a cold pack .....
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Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?

Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?
As mums our body undergoes a lot of physical changes starting from pregnancy to childbirth to caring for our little ones and even after that. Add to that the fact that motherhood is now common in the late 30’s age when degeneration (wear and tear) of our spine and joints starts, it is no surprise that our bodies can find these physical changes challenging. These physical changes can manifest as back pain, neck pain or joint pain. And for mums specially in high demand jobs such as an executive role there is the additional stress of sitting at your desk from nine to five, long meetings and extensive travelling. All these add to the physical challenges of motherhood and they can contribute to the pains and discomforts. 
 
If you suffer from joint pain or tendinitis (inflammation/pain in your tendons) or a heel spur your doctor may have advised you to take a joint injection for pain relief. It can be a very overwhelming thought to get an injection into your joint and you might have a lot of questions regarding its effectiveness, pain from the injection and if an injection is really worth it?  
In this blog, we will address some of these common questions about joint injections and one big mistake that people do after they are given a joint injection.....
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Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?

Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?
It is common for mums to develop back pain when they miss out on their exercises due to lack of time or when they are busy driving long distance to and from kids classes and school or sitting in meeting for long hours at work. Most of us have been in similar situation where we have reached out for a pain relief gel or pain patch to ease the aches and pains. But do these pain relief gels and pain patches actually work? In this blog we will discuss how and when these gels and patches work on our pain .....
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Why is my back stiff when I wake up: 2 tips to manage this

Why is my back stiff when I wake  up: 2 tips to manage this
Why is my back stiff when I wake 
up: 2 tips to manage this
Do you go to bed relatively free from back pain but you wake up in the mornings feeling stiffness in your back and as the day goes by the stiffness gets better with or without residual back pain? If so, you are not alone. Quite a few people complaint of stiffness that interferes with their daily activities, especially in the mornings. But have you ever wondered what can be the cause of this stiffness if you went to bed pain free and you didn’t do any activity in the night except for sleeping? Could it be your sleeping posture that is the cause of this stiffness? 
In this blog we will discuss the cause of this morning stiffness in relation to your sleeping posture followed by two simple tips that you can implement starting today, to manage your back pain and stiffness ..... 
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How can you tell if your back pain is kidney related?

How can you tell if your back pain is kidney related?
Back pain is a very common occurrence in today's society, with our stagnant lifestyle and prolonged sitting postures, whether it is sitting in your office chair from nine to five or sitting in front of a television, or just sitting down on a couch, we spend a majority of awake time sitting and this prolonged sitting contributes towards back pain. 
There can be other sources of back pain too, such as kidney problems. In this blog we will discuss how you can figure out if the back pain that you're experiencing comes from the back itself or from the kidneys .... 
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