Category Archives: Therapeutic aids

The Best TENS Unit For Back Pain Relief

The Best Tens Unit For Back Pain Relief Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, more commonly known as TENS, is the practise of using electrical currents to stimulate nerve endings in order to relieve pain.(1.)  TENS Units are battery operated devices that connect to the skin and provide electrical pulses to the target area, stimulating the nerves… Read More »

The Best Neck Stretching Devices For Instant Pain Relief

The Best Neck Stretching Devices For Instant Pain Relief Neck stretching devices, also known as neck traction devices, are great tools for stretching the muscles and ligaments around the neck and relieving pressure between the cervical vertebrae.  This is accomplished by using the neck stretching device to either pull or push the head from the… Read More »

Top 3 Back Braces For Lower Back Pain Relief

Top 3 Back Braces For Lower Back Pain Relief A back brace is a wonderful device to give support, relieve pressure and reduce pain to the lower back.  Back braces have been used for centuries to correct spinal injuries and halt progressive conditions by limiting motion of the spine and providing extra support.(1.) If you… Read More »

What is the Best Lower Back Stretching Device To Relieve Back Pain

In this article I will be looking at the best lower back stretching device to decompress the spine and help relieve lower back pain.  Surgery is often the final option for herniated disks as the herniated disk puts pressure on spinal nerves causing severe pain.(1.) However, lower back stretching devices can help relieve some of… Read More »

The Best Inversion Tables For Back Pain Relief

The Best Inversion Tables For Back Pain Relief Inversion therapy is an alternative way of  relieving back pain by taking pressure off of the spine through lying upside down.  Gravity boots are the most severe way of trying inversion therapy but hanging from the feet is not the easiest thing to do.  However, inversion tables… Read More »

Best Infrared Heating Pads For Back Pain Relief

Best Infrared Heating Pads For Back Pain Relief Heat therapy is a great therapeutic way of treating chronic aches and pains in the comfort of your own home.  Heat relaxes muscle tissue and also promotes better blood circulation to the affected area, which nourishes it and relieves pain. Why infrared therapy Infrared therapy allows heat… Read More »

Electric Heating Pads For Neck And Shoulders For Instant Relief

Electric Heating Pads For Neck And Shoulders For Instant Relief Neck pain is the second most common musculoskeletal complaint affecting people today and around two thirds of people will experience it at some point in their lives.(1.) Neck pain often suddenly appears due to muscular tightness or pinching of the nerves in the upper spine. … Read More »

Top 3 Moist Heating Pads For Back Pain Relief

Top 3 Moist Heating Pads For Back Pain Relief Heat therapy is an inexpensive and effective way of relieving aches and pains throughout the body.  Heat relaxes strained muscles and promotes blood flow to circulate around the affected areas, providing much needed pain relief.(1.) Heating pads are a great way to transfer heat deep into… Read More »