Magnetic Therapy for Back Pain



Magnetic Therapy for Back Pain

Magnetic Therapy for Pain

The magnetic therapy industry is worth millions of dollars worldwide and there are a huge number of manufacturers creating devices that claim to treat back pain due to spinal stenosis and a number of other conditions.  This magnetic therapy is available in the form of bracelets, necklaces, and other magnetic therapy jewellery, along with back supports with magnetic inserts, magnetic mattresses, and magnetic insoles for the treatment of foot complaints including diabetic neuropathy. Continue reading “Magnetic Therapy for Back Pain” »

Back Pain Relief Devices – Part 2



As promised, here is the follow up to Part One of Devices for Back Pain Relief, where we review a few more of the available products relevant to spinal stenosis.

The BackJoy Core – What is it?

The BackJoy Core is a cushion-like product that works to correct posture whilst sitting. The idea is that it tilts the pelvis forward causing the spine to fall into a neutral position thus easing pain from abnormal posture.  Improvements in posture can relieve pressure on the back and neck with benefits of improved circulation, easier breathing, better concentration, and relief of back and neck pain. Continue reading “Back Pain Relief Devices – Part 2” »

Back Pain from Stress



Radiating Back Pain

Radiating Back Pain

Dealing with Stress and Back Pain

Back pain can be due to a number of causes, with mechanical problems, trauma, degeneration, and even manganese deficiency the possible aetiology of your pain.  However, the biggest cause of musculoskeletal back pain is stress, whether emotional, physical, or chemical.  Continue reading “Back Pain from Stress” »

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Preventing Back Pain During the Holidays

Preventing Back Pain During the Holidays

Preventing Back Pain

Don't overwork your body

Christmas and New Year can be very stressful times, with lots of things to do, social activities to attend to, shopping, visiting family, office parties, and many changes to your normal routine that can compromise your nutrition, exercise, and healthy regimes leading to increased risk of back pain.  Throw in the fact you have spinal stenosis and this all becomes even harder to manage without doing yourself some damage.  Festive fun does not look likely if you’re eating your Christmas dinner in the hospital having put your back out.  How can you handle the season of goodwill and take care of your back?  Here are a few things to think about to keep your spirit bright. Continue reading “Preventing Back Pain During the Holidays” »