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How Modern Office Work Is Causing Neck Problems

How Modern Office Work Is Causing Neck Problems

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Posted on December 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM

If you work in an office and have frequent back or neck pain, the two things could be more closely related than you think. It can be challenging to maintain good posture while sitting at a desk eight or more hours per day or frequently looking at other electronic devices. However, standing can be equally […]

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Common Causes of Back Pain

Common Causes of Back Pain

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Posted on December 08, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Your back consists of five vertebrae in the lower or lumbar spine, seven vertebrae in the neck and 12 vertebrae in the upper or thoracic spine for a total of 19 vertebrae. Underneath your lumbar vertebrae sits five bones fused together called a sacrum. Two pelvic bones join the sacrum to create the trunk base […]

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Back and Shoulder Pain from Kids' Backpacks

Back and Shoulder Pain from Kids’ Backpacks

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Posted on November 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Kids are back in school and parents should be aware of the problems that heavy backpacks can cause. In some cases, kids have to carry a backpack filled with books around all day at school. Kids also have to deal with heavy backpacks as they go to and from school. This added weight can end […]

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What is the Difference Between a Bulging Disc and a Herniated Disc?

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Posted on September 26, 2018 at 08:00 AM

Herniated discs and bulging discs are common causes of back pain. These terms are commonly confused since they both refer to a disc injury. However, they are different conditions that can affect spinal discs. The type of treatment you might need for your symptoms depends on whether you have a herniated disc or bulging disc, […]

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Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

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Posted on July 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Summer is a time to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine without the worry of dealing with back pain. Unfortunately for millions, warm weather activities often lead to everything from a mild twinge in the lower back to excruciating pain of the spine. Here are a few exercises you can do help with your back […]

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Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

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Posted on July 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Chronic back and neck pain are two of the most common complaints of pain experienced by adults, followed closely by insomnia. Studies have shown that about two-thirds of all people suffering from back pain also have trouble sleeping. In most situations, the sleep deprivation is due to the extreme level of discomfort you experience while […]

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