July2015

6 Healthy Habits to Prevent Back Pain

Although figuring out what is causing your back pain can be tricky, preventing pain is actually quite simple. It’s all about relieving pressure, reducing strain, protecting the spine, and strengthening the muscles. Changing a few daily habits could make the difference in maintaining a healthy, pain-free back for the short and[…]

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Is Your Lower Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

If you are experiencing lower back pain, you may have a herniated disc. This blog post provides an overview of discs, as well as the symptoms and treatments available for a disc that is herniated. Discs in the back are pads that serve as cushions between the vertebrae, which minimize[…]

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Is Your Back Pain a Spine Compression Fracture?

A compression fracture is the type of fracture in the spine that is usually caused by osteoporosis. Compression fractures are also referred to as vertebral fractures, osteoporotic fractures, or wedge fractures. To be classified as a compression fracture, the vertebral bone in the spine will have decreased at least 15[…]

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