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Shelby Deering

About Shelby Deering

Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer from Madison, Wisconsin specializing in wellness, mental health, and home design. She’s written for national publications and websites including Good Housekeeping, Healthline, Talkspace, Prevention, and more. To learn more about Shelby, visit her website at



Articles Written by Shelby Deering

What Are the Best Cardio Machines for Back Pain?

Whether you’re at home or at the gym, a cardio machine can be a great form of treatment for most sore backs.

Use a Foam Roller to Bust Back Pain

A foam roller can be a powerful ally in the battle against back pain. Here's how to use it.

Back Pain Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Back pain - upper back, mid-back, or lower back (lumbago) - is incredibly common and can be caused, directly or incidentally, by a number of conditions.

Are Antidepressants Effective for Back Pain?

Antidepressants have long been part of back pain treatment but a 2021 study questions their effectiveness.

Yoga for Scoliosis: Reap the Benefits

A 2021 study of adolescents says that yoga can actually reverse scoliosis. Hear from the study's author.

Seasonal Allergies and Back Pain: Is There a Connection?

As if allergies couldn’t be more miserable, do you have to worry about back pain too? Hear from our expert.

Sleep Apnea and Back Pain: What's the Connection?

Sleep apnea and back pain are more closely related than you might think. Learn how to break the vicious cycle.

Fibromyalgia Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects millions of Americans each year—primarily women—and can be both physically and emotionally distressing.

4 Prep Tips for Successful Back Surgery

Prep for spine surgery the right away so your recovery goes more smoothly.

The Best Office Chairs for Back Pain

In the market for a new office chair that’ll ease your aching back? Check out our choices for the best office chairs for back pain.

4 Tips to Age-Proof Your Back

Back pain is a common part of aging, but you don't have to let it slow you down. Try these 4 tips for a healthy, age-defying spine that doesn't hold you back.

Set Up Your Bed to Avoid Back Pain From Sleeping

Sleep loss can be a major cause of back pain. Here's how to set up your bed to keep your back safe.

Is Vitamin D a Wonder Pill for Back Pain?

Vitamin D can help seasonal depression and may even help prevent COVID-19. Can it keep back pain away too?

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Back Pain: What’s the Connection?

Recent studies have pointed out that depression, like SAD, can be linked with pain - particularly back pain.

5 Ways Your Home Can Help Relieve Back Pain

From the kitchen to your home office, the design of your spaces can effectively reduce back pain. Here are five ways your home can help your back.

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