With many students learning remotely this fall, a focus on maintaining spine health is essential. With the COVID-19 pandemic still a significant consideration throughout the U.S., many students are attending school online. Whenever humans engage with screen technology, proper posture and spine health are invariably put at risk depending on use. That spine health and back…

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There are countless back pain ‘remedies’ available today – but how effective are they? As is the case with many “miracle” lotions, potions, and gadgets touting claims to restore health, most back pain “cures” on the market today aren’t worth the money, hassle, or headache. As a spine specialist, I know all too well the…

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Leave back pain and spine issues in the dust when you hit the road this summer. WITH PARTS OF THE U.S. still under various forms of public restriction during the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are forgoing air, boat or train travel plans and hitting the open road. Indeed, motor home sales and rentals are on the rise…

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Smartphones, as with anything revolutionary, are bound to have some drawbacks – including neck pain. There is little debate that smartphones have revolutionized the way people communicate. These devices have brought a plethora of benefits to the world. However, they have also brought specific health concerns, including those that seriously affect the spine. Here’s what…

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These tips can result in major benefits to your spine. MANY PEOPLE SUFFER FROM painful back spasms – those seemingly out-of-nowhere jolts to the spine that can stop you in your tracks. Not only are back spasms painful, but they’re also annoying and stressful, and can lead to missing days at work or school and…

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Even during uncertain times, there is no shortage of ways to improve your S.P.I.N.E health. Most people are aware that an insulated, sedentary lifestyle is bad for our health. Our species is designed to move and gather. However, our current circumstances have made it much more challenging to prioritize our overall physical and mental health.…

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As the coronavirus pandemic slows down spine surgery, your wait doesn’t have to be idle. If you’re like Americans who had a surgical procedure canceled, postponed or rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re likely feeling anxious and uncertain. And if you’re someone who had a spine surgery procedure scheduled, you’re likely also in pain.…

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You might not give it a second thought, but your neck is essential for proper movement. IF YOU’RE LIKE MOST people, you probably don’t give your neck a second thought until something goes wrong – but it’s important. In addition to providing support for your head, which can weigh up to 12 pounds, your neck…

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Reminders to help keep back pain at bay while social distancing at home. Right now, if you’re like most of the American population some, likely-significant, part of your life that lives outside of your living space has been told to go home. The stay-at-home and social distancing requests from our health officials and federal government…

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