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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Finding Gullah Culture in Charleston, SC

Walking the streets of Charleston is like stepping back in time. It’s a city steeped in history. Whether you’re wandering the battery or shopping in the old City Market, Charleston’s often checkered past has shaped the city into an experience unique from any other.…

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Alternative Medicine: Pros and Cons

Treatment is not a one-size-fits-all. Back pain is unique for each person, and treatment should be just as specialized. With methods such as acupuncture, chiropractic techniques and homeopathy becoming popular, more people are looking into different forms of alternative medicine for back pain.…

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degenerative disc disease

Welcome to the Block Suite

When you suffer from back pain, you want relief — fast. That’s why spinal blocks, which were once administered only in hospitals, are now available at Southeastern Spine Institute (SSI) in their fully equipped, in-house suites for your comfort, ease and convenience.…

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Spinal Birth Defects

Many adult back problems have their roots in traumatic injury to the spine or the nerves surrounding it. Some back issues, however, are the result of spinal birth defects that went undetected through childhood. These birth defects may cause abnormal wear and tear on the spine, leading to discomfort, numbness and other issues later in life.…

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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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Fun Activities in Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina, is a coastal city full of Southern charm and history. Known for its beautiful sights, historic homes and southern hospitality, Charleston was ranked one of the best cities in America by Travel and Leisure. Whether you’re in town to visit a specialist at the Southeastern Spine Institute (SSI) or accompany a family member, you’ll find fun in Charleston around every corner.…

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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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Brewpubs in Charleston

Charleston is home to a booming craft brew industry. Microbreweries and brewpubs in Charleston have sprung up throughout the city, each offering a fare of delightful beverages to please any palate. Be sure to talk to your doctors at Southeastern Spine Institute before imbibing, since drinking alcohol while on pain medication can be dangerous.…

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