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Category Archives: Back and Neck Pain

17 Jul, 2019

How to Treat A Herniated Disc

Do you experience achy or sharp radiating pain to your shoulder, arm, buttock or leg? This may be an indicator of a bulging or herniated disc in your neck or back. Between each of the vertebrae that make up your spine are small cushions called discs. Herniated discs are more common in the 30-50 age

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10 Jul, 2019

Protect Your Spine

Moving boxes, bending down to scrub the house, and playing on the floor with your kids are all things that can lead to spine/back pain. While some back discomfort goes away after a day or two, any amount of discomfort is your body telling you that there was straining  and microscopic tearing of muscle tissue

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5 Jul, 2019

Core Strength Helps Ease Lower Back Pain

Having core strength is important in your every movement and even ‘non-movement.’ Whether you’re sitting watching TV or moving around, a strong core is critical. It makes performing physical activities as well as daily movements easier. A strong core impacts how your upper and lower body functions. Think of a tree, a tree must have

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2 Jul, 2019

Forget the Advil, Try These Steps to Relieve Your Headache

Anatomy of Your Head To understand the two main causes of headaches, and steps you can take to relieve headaches, you need to first understand the anatomy of your head. Your skull is a combination of multiple bones that when put together, form a general circle and thus, a hard protective layer around your brain.

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26 Jun, 2019

Back Discomfort Changing Your Weekend Plans?

Lower back discomfort and pain is very prevalent in our society and can greatly limit your ability to carry out daily tasks such as standing, walking, sitting and sleeping.  The number one complaint is pain and stiffness localized to the lower back. The pain can range anywhere from a mild nagging pain to a severe

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16 Jun, 2019

Watch Your “Back” – You don’t Want to Slip a Disc

Chances are you or someone you know will experience some degree of back pain in your lifetime.  There are many factors that can cause individuals to experience back pain.  When we experience back problems it can bring our weekend plans to a complete stop.  Depending upon the severity of the injury, it could possibly prevent

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14 Jun, 2019

Don’t Slouch!

All of us have heard these instructions at least once in our lifetime. However, many of us disregard this common command in our everyday lives. Think about how many times a day you spend; bent over a computer, looking down at your phone, or slouching on the couch. All of these things are common displays

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14 Jun, 2019

Four Common Neck Problems

As a society, our posture has continued to decline as the use of phones and computers has increased. Think about how many hours a day you sit at a desk at work or walk around looking down at your phone. This could be the very cause of your neck problems, as poor posture can lead

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11 Jun, 2019

Can You Stand Straight?

Back issues can affect many people for different reasons.   Back pain can creep up on us after simply sitting too frequently and for long periods of time, or after a bad night’s sleep, or a after strenuous activity such as repeated  lifting, or participating in leisurely sports.  Back pain could prevent you from standing straight,

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23 May, 2019

Common Reasons for Back Discomfort

How is your posture?  Irritation to the nerves that emerge off the lumbar spine can cause burning and shooting pain down the legs and into the feet.  Could poor posture be to blame for your chronic back discomfort and pain?  Chronic back pain and discomfort can also cause poor posture, making it difficult to walk, sit,

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