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A Backmate user's empowering story of overcoming chronic pain

A Backmate user's empowering story of overcoming chronic pain

by Eric Bostrom April 30, 2020 2 min read

While recently scrolling through Instagram, I was directed to a particularly moving post from a Backmate user I've never met, that had parallels to my personal story with chronic pain. The Instagram post from Ryan Yearwood (@ryearwood303) linked to a blog where he reveals his struggle with pain and how the Backmate has been a springboard to recovery.
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3 Minute Rejuvination with Backmate

3 Minute Rejuvination with Backmate

by Eric Bostrom April 23, 2020 3 min read

Have you ever wondered why massage feels so good? With state of the art technology assisted by Dr. Dan Turner, PhD, we ran a neuroelectrophysiology assessment to measure how our body reacts while using The Backmate. The results were stunning!

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Bad Whitney

Bad Whitney

by Eric Bostrom November 02, 2018 6 min read

With and a full tank and a goodbye kiss, Janel and I dropped CB off at school, picked up Russ, and went pedal to the metal towards the launch point of this journey, elevation -286. Thirty-four hours later, standing at 14,000 feet with my pulse pounding the back of my head, my heart sank. 
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Top 10 Highest Earning Kickstarter Campaigns for Neck and Back Pain Relief

Top 10 Highest Earning Kickstarter Campaigns for Neck and Back Pain Relief

by Dustin Bouch March 09, 2018 5 min read

Crowdfunding, in general, is a tough game. According to Kickstarter's stats, only a third of all projects launched reach their funding goal. Out of those successful campaigns, only 3% raise over $100k and only a measly 0.2% raise over $1M.
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A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Back Health

A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Back Health

by Eric Bostrom April 10, 2017 5 min read 5 Comments

For back pain, there is no magic bullet. If you’ve had back pain in your life, you know how debilitating it can be. Eight out of 10 Americans will experience back pain in their lifetime. More than 50 million Americans suffering from back pain visit a doctor each year, but only one in 10 patients finds out the cause of their back pain.
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