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Sciatica pain relief

People suffering from a pinched sciatic nerve, may have difficulty sleeping, standing up or walking, because of the sciatic pain in the leg. In this short article we will show you a few tips and tricks, how to relieve sciatic leg pain. These exercises are particularly effective in people suffering from a hernited disc in…

When surgery is the best solution

Most patients, suffering from a herniated lumbar disc,  will recover by means of natural healing, assisted by proper advice, pain medication and proper exercises. However, for a small group of patients, with severe disabling leg pain, failing to improve by themselves, surgery may be the best solution. Some patients have a rather dramatic perspective on…

Exercises for a herniated disc

Radiating leg pain, also known as “sciatica”, from a herniated lumbar disc, can be quite painful. Besides the pain, this condition can be accompanied by tingling or numbness in the leg, and by weakness by the muscles in the leg or foot. Most people suffering from a herniated disc, will recover by natural healing, and…

How often should I exercise my back?

How often you need to exercise your back depends on what you want to achieve. If you are exercising to reduce pain, it can be beneficial to exercise several times per day.  If you have become pain free, and you are exercising to prevent the pain from returning, we advice you to exercise a few…

Do I need surgery for my herniated disc?

Most likely: NO! A herniated disc the condition where spinal disc material (cartilage) is displaced into the spinal canal. This can occur anywhere in the spine. Herniated disc occur most often in the lumbar spine, compressing the sciatic nerve. Symptoms are radiating leg pain (sciatica), feeling like electric shock or pain, that become more severe…

Three simple exercises to take away acute low back pain

These three exercises are designed to take away acute low back pain. Our mobile phone application, Pocket Spine Doc App, is designed to help you get rid of back pain, and sciatic leg pain. Download our app from from Google Play or iOS App Store, if you need more detailed and specific help to remove…