April2013

Time to Cross off Back Pain

Let’s take a minute to think about what we do with our legs throughout the day.  From the moment you wake up, you’re engaging your legs. Regardless of whether you sit or stand for the bulk of your day, your legs are an active participant in all of your activities.[…]

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Posturing Up: The Three S’s of Your Posture

The importance of your posture cannot be overstated. Practicing good posture can limit your risk of arthritis, take stress off your joints and muscles which can help reduce pain, as well as generally providing you with an overall look of confidence (and maybe even looking a little lighter too!).  In[…]

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Three Mistakes to Avoid To Ensure A Healthy Back

Personal health is something too many people take for granted. If  we’re not suffering from any ailments presently, we often do not give thought to how we’ll feel in the future. The health of our backs is no exception. Unfortunately, this negligence is when problems can start developing and with[…]

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How To Tell If Your Back Pain is a Result of Arthritis

It’s a major pain. Chronic back pain afflicts approximately one third of Americans. That’s over 115 million people! What makes this even worse is that most of these people assume their pain is just the lingering effect of stress, injured muscles, or something similar. However, one thing that many people[…]

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How to Properly Diagnose Your Lower Back Pain

Herniated Disc. Pinched Nerve. Bulging Disc. If you suffer from low back pain, there’s a good chance you’ve heard any one of these terms used to describe your issue. Unfortunately, this use of interchangeable terms is likely not going to go away any time soon, so as a patient it[…]

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