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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weekend in charleston

Spend a Weekend in Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina, is a city filled with history, charm and elegance. If you’re visiting to see one of the spinal medicine specialists at the Southeastern Spine Institute (SSI) for back pain treatment, take time for a weekend in Charleston. It’s a trip you’ll remember for many years to come.…

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fitness routine to protect your back

Get Your Fitness Routine Approved by a Back Expert

Back injuries and back pain are common among Americans. If you want to work out and stay in shape, it’s best to follow a fitness routine to protect your back. Your doctors and physical therapists at the Southeastern Spine Institute (SSI) are your best source of correct and appropriate information.…

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back muscle exercises

How to Isolate Muscle Groups During Workouts

Back pain is as common as the flu. About 80 percent of Americans complain of back pain. At any given point in your life, you may experience a sharp twitch in your back. Get the help you need, sooner rather than later; it’s the best way to get back to your normal day-to-day life.…

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rehabbing from back pain

Rehab Options After Back Surgery

Rehabbing from back pain, especially after surgery, may be different for you, compared to others you know who’ve been through it. Your overall health and age, as well as the type and complexity of the surgery you had, are all contributing factors to a targeted rehab program just for you.…

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vitamins and bones

Vitamins and Bone Health

Although you probably don’t think about them often, your bones work hard every day of your life. What’s even easier to miss is that vitamins and bones are strongly linked. Certain vitamins and minerals help your bones grow and keep them healthy over time.…

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exercises to protect your back

Build Your Core to Protect Your Back

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical care. If you’ve experienced back pain, you know it’s not any fun. There are many recommendations about preventing or healing back pain, but what actually works? The Southeastern Spine Institute (SSI) has answers for you.…

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osteoporosis risks

Determining Your Risks for Getting Osteoporosis

The likelihood of you getting osteoporosis is actually fairly high. Across America, 10 million people are suffering from the disease, while another 44 million have an increased chance of getting it later. So the earlier you get a checkup by a doctor to test your bone density, the better the chance of understanding osteoporosis and the risks it poses to your well-being.…

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minimally invasive back surgery consultation

What to Expect After Minimally Invasive Back Surgery

Back pain is the number one reason why people go to the doctor. In fact, about 80 percent of Americans experience back pain, especially lower back pain, in their lifetimes. And worse still is that anyone can develop a back pain, irrespective of age, race or gender.…

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Are Upper Back and Shoulder Pain Related?

The simple answer to this commonly asked question is “yes.” It’s entirely possible that your upper back pain and the pain you feel in your shoulder share a common source. Your spine protects the complex system of nerves that send and receive messages and sensations throughout your entire body.…

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