• Posture

    Holding Yourself Up – Best Posture for Back Pain

    Our spines bears a lot of weight throughout the day and certain positions place more strain on your spine than others. By maintaining proper posture, you can reduce the stress on your spine, reducing back pain and injury. Sadly, we know that having good posture can be difficult when we are constantly either standing or sitting all day for our jobs. I personally find myself slouched over a lot when I am doing both sitting and standing and find that it is most likely contributing to my back pain. PostureWear Elite Sports Bra Let’s talk about what good posture is and go into some devices that can improve posture and…

  • Reviews

    Relief in Sleep: What’s the Best Mattress for Back Pain?

    Back pain is a huge issue in this day and age and finding relief seems to be increasingly hard. One thing people are finding is that mattresses can have a large impact on their back pain and how they feel the next day after sleeping on them. There are so many options available in mattresses today and everyone has a different opinion on how firm a mattress should be. I personally have tried several mattresses through the years and have found that some provide better support and relief than others. Below are a few that have been tried and reviewed as the best mattresses for back pain. The Purple Mattress…

  • Reviews

    Hanging Upside-Down – What Is the Best Inversion Table for Back Pain?

    Inversion tables have become increasingly popular in the last several years, proposing that they are a great way to decrease stress on a person’s body and decrease back pain. I personally have tried a few inversion tables in my day and once I could get over the hanging upside down part, felt they really helped decrease my back pain for quite some time. Inversion Therapy: Relieve lower back and sciatica pain, improve posture, and revolutionize your health What is an Inversion Table? Contrary to what you may think, an inversion table is not a table at all. It is more of a board that you hook your feet into and…

  • Reviews

    Heating Pads for Back Pain

    As a registered nurse, I know what it’s like to have horrible back pain. Some days I am on my feet all day and have lots of pain at the end of the day when I’m finally trying to unwind. What do I do when this happens? I grab my trusty heating pad and lay on it. Heating pads are a great way to loosen muscles and relieve back pain, especially that kind that is achy from either being on your feet all day, or sitting at your desk and rarely moving. I’ve done some research and below are some great heating pads that people are swearing by today. Self…

  • Topicals

    Essential Oils and Pain Relief – Decreasing Pain Through Natural Oils

    Essential oils have become extremely popular in the last decade, being used to scent the air, rub on your body, and even to clean household surfaces. But what is the big hype and do they really work? This is a look at the best essential oils out there today for pain relief, how they work with the body, and how they can be used to decrease pain quickly. How To Use Essential Oils for Relief of Pain Essential oils and pain relief is an important topic right now as essential oils have become more and more common in everyday households. But what are they?  Essential oils are liquids extracted from…

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    Back Pain Relief Exercises – Strengthening Your Core

    As a practicing registered nurse, I experience daily back pain due to always being on the go in the hospital. This also means that I have very little time to work out or do exercises to strengthen my body. Relieve your back Pain with SitSmart Posture Core only at BackJoy.com As my journey through the search for pain relief progressed, I realized that I needed to find easy exercises I could do at home to help with the back pain. I have highlighted four of the best back pain relief exercises that have worked for me below and hope they will help you too! One thing I would definitely recommend…

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    About Me

    Welcome to The Back Pain Guru website! Here is a little information about me and why I created this website. A Little Story About Me My name is Laura and I started having pain all over my body, especially my back, about two years ago. I started seeing doctors about the pain right away. They ran lots of tests but could never find the exact cause. Many times I was told that I needed to cut things out of my diet and try lots of different supplements to fix the imbalances in my body. Regardless of these ideas, my pain did not get better and eventually came back with a…