Why does your pain come and go?

Did you know… Typically, the first day you experience pain is not the day you injured yourself.

Did you also know… Your first day without pain doesn’t necessarily mean your injury is completely healed.

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Erik Krebs
What to do about everyday activities causing pain?

Recently I had a patient ask me why his low back bothered him after using a push mower to mow the lawn. Not even 24 hours later, I had been raking leaves and lifting the barrel of sticks and leaves to dump in the corner of the yard and the following day my back was in pain. It made me really realize the simple things we do each and every day that may cause us to hurt or feel pain — because they shouldn’t be that way.

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Erik Krebs
What is a herniated or "slipped" disc?

If you suffer from a disc bulge or herniation (also known as a “slipped” disc), then most likely you’ve encountered pain in the area of your injury and possibly even pain into your arms or legs as well. An intervertebral disc is a circular liquid nucleus (center), surrounded by annular ligament fibers that separate one vertebrae (bone in the spine) from another.

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Erik Krebs