Spine Animations

Spine Animations

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Poor posture can damage the spine and its associated muscles and ligaments. A hunched stance places abnormal stress on muscles and ligaments, causes backache and fatigue, and can even cause the spine to become fixed in an abnormal position.… Read more

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Category: Spine Health Tips

Protecting Your Child’s Back

Childhood is one of the best times in a person’s life. It should be carefree, with no worries about the aches and pains that come with aging. However, with intense sports and the ever-growing technology industry, it’s more important than ever to take the proper precautions to protect your children’s backs.…

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Nutrition to Enhance Healing

After you’ve had back surgery, follow your surgeon’s instructions precisely. Spinal surgery is delicate, involved work, so for complete healing, follow the directions you’re given. Your surgeon will probably prescribe a regimen of physical therapy to help you regain full range of motion and remain pain-free.…

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Stretching to Alleviate Back Pain

Mild back pain can be a nuisance. It turns everyday tasks into painful chores. Walking, exercising, working and even sitting in a chair can cause you discomfort. If you’re experiencing back pain, back stretches may be the answer.

Stretching helps improve flexibility of your joints.…

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Find a Massage Therapist You Can Trust

Back pain. Just the thought of it can send chills down your spine. Millions of people suffer from back pain every day, and it can be debilitating — leading to sleep disruption, inability to work, and an overall decreased quality of life.…

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Driving with Back Pain

Driving with pack pain is no fun for anybody. Heading out into the world for business or pleasure shouldn’t be an experience you dread. Travel should be comfortable, whether it’s exciting or routine. Long drives, even when necessary and dreary, are luxuries afforded to us in this age of the automobile.…

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One Wrong Step

There’s a reason why lower back pain is a common disability worldwide. For every step you take, your lower back muscles are hard at work. These muscles are in constant motion, and with one wrong step, you can twist improperly and strain them.…

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Take a Load Off Your Back

If you’re experiencing back pain and hope that your experienced spinal physicians at the Southeastern Spine Institute can give you a magic potion or a quick fix, your doctor instead may tell you something you don’t want to hear — it’s time to lose some weight.…

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Tips for Choosing the Right Mattress

If you’ve recently had back surgery, it’s time to evaluate your mattress. Comfortable support is always necessary for deep sleep, but you need it even more once you’ve had back surgery. Your best healing occurs when you sleep.

By purchasing the most suitable bed now helps you avoid problems in the future.…

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Walk For a Healthy Back

Walking is one of the best exercises to prevent back pain and aid in recovery after back surgery.

Just as children have a whole new world open up to them when they begin walking, so walking can bring you to new adventures while opening up a healthier, longer, more independent existence.…

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Waking Up Without Back Pain

Waking Up Without Back Pain

Back pain relief is the ultimate outcome of back surgery.

Age and injury are the leading causes of back pain in the United States, but it doesn’t have to cripple you. While nearly 80 percent of all Americans will suffer back pain at some point in their lives (and more than 30 million Americans currently have back pain), most can relieve their pain with:

The goal of all these treatments is back pain relief, however, not correcting a medical condition or severe injury.…

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