Back Problems


Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more vulnerable to sports injuries if...

September 10, 2020 / 2 min read


Baptist HealthTalk: Podcasts Feature Experts on Health,...

From the common cold to the latest cancer breakthrough, you can now get the latest information on a range of health topics from Baptist HealthTalk...

February 18, 2020 / 3 min read


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercises for Back Pain...

Good posture is key to preventing chronic back pain and injuries. The “Big Three” exercises are meant to increase endurance of the muscles around your...

October 30, 2019 / 2 min read


Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

October 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a major new study published this...

June 6, 2019 / 3 min read


Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

April 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Clarifying the R.I.C.E. Method for Minor Injuries

When should you implement the R.I.C.E. method after a soft-tissue injury? RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Most mild injuries, such as knee...

October 30, 2018 / 3 min read


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

September 17, 2018 / 3 min read


Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will experience back pain during their...

June 27, 2018 / 3 min read