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5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc is a painful condition in which one of the discs between the vertebrae in your spine. There are several risk factors that increase your chances of developing a herniated disc.

May 21st, 2020
Exercises to Relieve "Tech Neck" Pain

Like most people, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer, tablet, and phone. While you’re focused on writing your e-mail message or posting a status update on social media, your neck can be put in awkward angles that can cause you pain.

Mar 10th, 2020
Can Adults Develop Scoliosis?

Many people know that scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, and may recall having health checks for it when they were children. It’s easy to assume that only children develop scoliosis, but in fact, adults can develop it as well.

Feb 1st, 2020
The Most Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Getting physical activity through playing sports may be the most fun way to stay active. Your risk of injury may be higher than other less extreme activities, but you can research exercises that let you sidestep the most common sports injuries.

Dec 1st, 2019
Why It's So Important to Stay Active with Arthritis

Even though arthritis pain might tempt you to sit still and stay indoors, it's important to stay active. Getting moderate regular exercise improves your strength and flexibility and can help reverse your arthritis symptoms altogether.

Nov 1st, 2019
Posture Tips to Improve Neck Pain

Do you have a pain in the neck? It could be the result of poor posture. Here are some tips on how to improve your posture and relieve your neck pain.

Oct 1st, 2019
Is Back Pain Normal as You Age?

With age comes wisdom, and also new ailments and body aches that you may not have had when you were younger. Back pain affects millions of older Americans each year, but it doesn’t have to rule your life. Learn what’s normal and how to prevent what’s not.

Sep 1st, 2019
How to Spot a Herniated Disc

If you have lower back pain that won’t go away or muscle weakness that causes a leg to buckle, you may have a herniated disc. Read on to find out what a herniated disc is and how it can be treated.

Aug 12th, 2019
Living With Arthritis

If you’re one of the millions of Americans living with arthritis, there are ways to manage your pain and improve your quality of life. Learn how medication, joint injections, and physical therapy can lessen your pain and increase your mobility.

Jul 25th, 2019
The Dangers of Tech Neck

Our brave new world offers grand technological advances and equally grave pitfalls, such as “tech neck.” Learn how to ease neck pain caused by muscle strain from using mobile devices and computers.

Jun 20th, 2019
What is Adult Onset Scoliosis

Frequently considered a problem of adolescence, scoliosis can actually strike at any age. Learn more about the causes of adult onset scoliosis and how to treat it.

May 15th, 2019
3 Tips for Returning to Sports After Back Surgery

You may worry that your sports days are over following back surgery, but many athletes are able to resume to their favorite activities once they’re fully healed. Find out what it takes to get back in the game after spinal surgery.

Apr 16th, 2019
What is a Laminectomy and Why Might I Need One?

If you’re having problems with back pain accompanied by muscle weakness and numbness in your legs, you may need a laminectomy. Find out what to expect with this common spinal surgery and what conditions it’s used to treat.

Feb 11th, 2019