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Category: Back Pain


Relief for Low Back Pain

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 17, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints among Americans today. With 8 out of 10 people suffering from it at some point in their lives, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. The lower back... Read More


Omega 3s and Inflammation

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on September 12, 2017

 American Association of Neurological Surgeons: High-Dose Omega-3 Oils used to Treat Non-Surgical Neck and Back Pain Doctors Guide, April 20, 2005 By Cameron Johnston  “Investigators at the University of Pittsburgh have treated chronic pain patients with high doses of omega-3... Read More


American College of Physicians issues guideline for treating nonradicular low back pain

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on July 26, 2017

Treatment recommendations include massage, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, tai chi, and yoga Philadelphia, February 14, 2017 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in an evidence-based clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine that physicians and patients should treat acute or subacute... Read More


Warm up to gardening

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on June 1, 2017

Warm up to golf and gardening! Spring is a great time of year for two favorite coastal NC past-times, golf and gardening. Many of us have experienced the common start of season aches and pains associated with the start of the... Read More


Steps to take following a fall…

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 17, 2017

Steps to take to improve balance after a fall…   Several months back, I wrote about fall prevention and the risk of injury associated with falls. I briefly discussed the appropriate steps to take following a fall and how to prevent additional... Read More


New moms and back pain related to infant carrying

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 9, 2017

For most new moms it is a struggle to get the kids in and out of the car and tote them in a car seat daily. It does not make it any easier that sometimes we lift these seats up incorrectly.... Read More


Why does my back keep going out?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on March 21, 2017

I'm often asked throughout the day, “why does my back keep going out?” Well the answer isn't black and white and there's a lot of contributing factors that lead to misalignments and a lack of proper joint motion. Here are a... Read More


How Can Physical Therapy Slow the Progression of Parkinson's Disease?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on February 23, 2017

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is the second most common degenerative brain disorder, behind Alzheimer's disease. It is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine- an important component controlling movement. Although the exact cause is unknown,... Read More


Kinesiology Tape 101

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on January 13, 2017

Have you even watched a sporting event and wondered why an athlete was wearing brightly colored tape that appeared to be wrapped aimlessly around one limb or another? No, it's not a new fashion trend! Believe it or not, it... Read More


Benefits of Apple Cider Vinger, Fish Oil and Inflama Complete

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on January 5, 2017

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017! New year, new you….right?! Most people are trying to get back on track with their diets, exercise, and normal routines after the holidays have come and gone. Putting away decorations, cleaning up after house... Read More


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