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How to Take a Road Trip – Minus the Spine Pain

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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Dangers of the Smartphone ‘Slouch’

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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Preventing and Alleviating Back Spasms

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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Build a Healthier Spine at Home

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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What to Do When Spine Surgery Is Delayed

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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Coping With a Bulging Disc in the Neck

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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Learn About Spinal Health and Related Topics

When is it Time to Seek a Second Opinion?

You’ll have to ‘go with your gut’ on this one, but some tips can help. When it comes time to ...
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Spinal Tumors: What to Know

They're rare, but more treatment options are available when they're identified early. SOMEWHERE IN THE vicinity of 80% of Americans will ...
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Back Pain – When is it Time to See a Specialist?

What to consider when the at-home treatments aren’t providing relief. Most bouts with occasional back pain can be well-managed with ...
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On Tiger Woods and the Snowball Effect of Spine Problems

Unaddressed injuries in one part of the body can put the health of other body parts at risk. The inspirational ...
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