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. F YOU’RE LIKE THE MANY 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…

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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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Stretching every day is an excellent way to prevent back pain and spasms. SOME OF US CAN REMEMBER what it was like to watch a 30-minute or one-hour show on television, and then wait an entire week – if not several months – for the next episode or season to air. But today, with full…

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Scoliosis is a spine condition that is characterized by an abnormal, lateral curvature of the spine and can affect people of every gender, race, and age. In its most severe forms, scoliosis can result in severe, painful deformity of the spine. For many people who are diagnosed with scoliosis, fear of severe deformity is at…

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