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Back Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Pain.

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Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

''I Haven't Missed a Walk in Over a Year!''

After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

The 15-Minute Gardener's Workout

The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready? There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower...  Read more

Ok first day back to work in 14years. Walking 7 1
Updated 4/30/2015 10:35:39 PM

Ok first day back to work in 14years. Walking 7 1/2 hours every shift. Hiw di I count it fir exercise?...  Read more

I have the worst shin splints and calf pain when i
Updated 4/29/2015 11:41:39 PM

I have the worst shin splints and calf pain when i run. Ounce been running about 2-4 miles 4 days a week for two months and its still just d bad. I ggot new more supportive shoes and still they hurt. It really hinders my workout. Any suggestion?...  Read more

Back aches after walking, anyone have any remedies
Updated 5/3/2015 5:43:43 PM

Hi all, Have been walking 4 - 4.5 miles every day or every other day. Used to walk 5 miles but still getting up to speed but noticing my lower back has been aching after my walk. Any advice on how to avoid this? I'm 63 and have been a runner/walk...  Read more

I walked thru the pain today and it actually helpe
Updated 4/29/2015 4:11:06 PM

I walked thru the pain today and it actually helped ease the stiffness:)...  Read more

back on track since I been sick and gained 5 lbs I
Updated 4/29/2015 3:30:46 PM

back on track since I been sick and gained 5 lbs I have lost that and more since I got better back to exercising and feel so much better...  Read more

Peggy Cappy Easy Yoga for Arthritis

My arthritis is mild, but I have pain from sciatica and bone pain from cancer. This workout is easy and gentle on the joints, and it's for any age. The gentle stretching really helps with my back pain. You can do the workout standing, seated, or stan...  Read more

Back Pain and Stretching

It is sometimes really hard to workout when you have back pain. But I find that doing some light stretches be it Yoga or Regular is good to do too. Stretching helps keep you flexible and my even help with the pain....  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

Stay Active to Prevent Back Pain

The remedy for back pain used to be rest and more rest. But recent guidelines say that the key to beating back pain is in staying active. Here, how to treat and prevent an aching back. How to Treat Back PainThere's nothing like all-consuming back...  Read more

15 Ways to Prevent and Relieve Back Pain

By Sandra Gordon, Family CircleCount yourself lucky if you've never groaned about your back. Fact is, the majority of us (80 percent) will deal with back pain at some point. It's one of the most common reasons for a doctor visit. Deciding how...  Read more

Back Pain Episode 2: The Back Pain Returns

I had a short respite this past Saturday and I really thought my back was feeling better. Apparently that was my one day to feel great because yesterday it was hurting a bit but today it is terrible again. I finally called to make an appointment wi...  Read more

Lower Back Pain

"You're too young to have any back pain" is what I constantly hear from a lot of people including my doctors funny enough. For the past few years I suffered with lower back pain making it very uncomfortable to sit in one position for too long. The r...  Read more