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

Pure Form:
3 Exercises That Will Help With Piriformis Syndrome

Most commonly, patients describe acute tenderness in the buttock and sciatica-like pain down the back of the thigh, calf and foot. When it comes to fitness (or general physical labor from day-to-day life, for that matter), it’s all about form....

/ December 19, 2017

Back Pain & Stress
How to Stop the Cycle & Start Feeling Relief

Once people start to experience back pain on a regular basis, their stress levels increase, leading to more tension and spasms. It’s no secret that stress takes a toll on our health. Researchers have confirmed these findings over and over....

/ November 19, 2017

Symptoms of a Serious Back Pain Condition

Knowing the difference between a sore back and something more serious isn’t easy. A proactive approach for the treatment of back problems begins with research and a regimented, personal checklist. Below are several indicators of a “bad back” that should...

/ November 19, 2017

Why Your Daily Commute Is Killing Your Back
(And How to Fix It)

BackShield users experience significant improvement in back-related pain after just two weeks of use. American Community Survey data from The Census has found that our daily commute continues to increase in duration. In 2015, the survey found that the typical...

/ November 9, 2017