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Four Ways to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Your spine consists of a complex set of nerves, ligaments, and muscles that are used to connect different parts of your body. It’s important to keep your spine healthy so that you minimize pain and discomfort in your back and overall body. Here four ways you can keep your spine healthy: Rest up. Sleep allows […]

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Prevent Brain Injury from Outdoor Activities

The spring and summer months are great times to be outside and active. The weather is warmer and you might find other ways to get in your exercise that involve being outside. Safety should always be a concern, and many popular outdoor activities pose a potential risk for brain injury if helmets are not worn. […]

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3 Things to Relieve Pain as You’re Waiting for Surgery

If your doctor has recommended surgery for a back or neck injury or to relieve back or neck pain, you might need to schedule the procedure a few days, or even weeks, in advance. This will depend on the type of surgery and the intensity of the condition. In any case, you might experience pain […]

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Is My Back Pain Being Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Your spine, commonly referred to as your backbone, contains 26 different bones called vertebra. In between each vertebrae is a soft disc that is full of a jelly-like substance that cushions the bone and keeps it in place. When one of those discs slips out of place or ruptures it is called a herniated disc. […]

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Exercises to Avoid a Stiff Neck and Back During Cold Weather

Do you feel like the colder it gets outside the achier your back and neck feel? You’re not imagining this correlation. Researchers from the Arthritis Research Institute of America, South Carolina School of Medicine and Tufts University have all concluded that colder temperatures spark physiological changes in joints and joint fluids that worsen pain. For every 10-degree temperature drop, aches […]

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