March2016

Summer Exercises for a Healthy Back

Healthy, strong back muscles help to support the spine, improving posture and providing better overall back health. However, you don’t have to be a weight lifter to build toned, healthy muscles in your back. The following warm weather exercises will help you strengthen and tone your back muscles in no[…]

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5 Tips to Prevent Dangerous Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in every three adults falls each year. These falls can cause painful and dangerous injuries such as hip fractures, back injuries and head traumas, and they can even increase the risk of early death.   For older adults, the risk of injury and[…]

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Why Back Pain Sufferers Should Begin an Exercise Routine

It’s no surprise that many people who suffer from back pain are hesitant about exercise. A common misconception is that exercise should be avoided when you have back problems.   However, when practiced safely and under your spine doctor’s guidance, exercise can play an important role in alleviating back pain[…]

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What to Discuss with Your Spine Specialist Before Surgery

Deciding whether to have surgery can be a no-brainer for emergency procedures like appendix removal, or even for minimally invasive surgeries that heal quickly.   However, if you have chronic back pain, you may experience high stress around your decision to have spinal surgery. Although you are ready to choose[…]

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