Category: Health Tips

Yoga back health

Bridging the Gap

Guest blogger Hope Zvara of Mother Trucker Yoga explains how to break past the initial sticking point towards better health Bridging the gap is when you ask yourself, “What else do I need to do to get me where I...

/ January 16, 2019
back health tips for on the go

How to Help Support Your Back Every Day

Easy tips you can implement in your everyday life to help improve back support and posture Whether it is walking around the block, sitting at your office desk, or commuting to and from work, your back places a crucial role...

/ October 8, 2018
when to worry about back pain

When to Worry About Low Back Pain

Starting to experience lower back pain but not sure what to do? Learn when to worry about low back pain and when to not. If you notice a decline in your overall health, it is always best to consult a...

/ September 23, 2018

7 Easy Ways to Treat Lower Back Pain at Home

Living with lower back pain and struggling? Stress no more, here at 7 easy ways to treat lower back pain in the comfort of your own home. Exercise increases blood flow, which can help to carry your body’s own healing...

/ September 13, 2018
Police avoid back pain

How Police Officers Can Avoid Back Pain

According to The Journal of Criminal Justice Research, 86% of police officers experience lower back pain, but only 8% reported having it before joining the police force. Back pain is a relevant problem for many working professionals, no matter the...

/ May 6, 2018

What Science Really Says About Healing From Back Injuries

Methods to stimulate your body’s natural healing response in the back are the same ones you can practice for injuries of all kinds. If you’ve suffered a back injury, there are quite a few things you can do on your...

/ April 2, 2018

You’re Getting the Wrong Treatment for Back Pain.
But Why? And How Do We Change It?

Research has repeatedly shown that most patients get the wrong care for low back pain. A recent study shows that if you’ve received treatment for lower back pain, there’s a good chance you’ve probably received the wrong kind. A recent...

/ March 26, 2018

Workout To Go: How To Use Your BackShield For More Than Sitting

There are actually several exercises you can perform with your BackShield that will enhance your workout. At BackShield, we’re huge proponents of preventative care and alternative forms of treatment for back pain. This week, we teamed up with Rebecca Jackson,...

/ February 25, 2018

4 Ways to Mitigate Back Pain Without Medication

Nearly 72% of Americans use pain medication to deal with back pain symptoms. But with any recurring symptom, continued medication use begins to present risks in itself. What’s more, developing a dependency on pain medication is known to be a...

/ December 30, 2017