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How to Prevent and Bounce Back From Work Injuries

January 16, 2019

According to OSHA, back injuries affect more than 600,000 workers a year and can cost more than 50 billion dollars each year.  In recent years there has been an increase in physically demanding jobs and we can only expect this number to continue to rise.  The risk of low back pain should and can be prevented by understanding the four basic causes of low back injuries. 

5 Tips To Prevent Back Pain while Christmas Shopping

December 10, 2018

Everyone's favorite time of the year has arrived and you just can’t push it off any longer! That’s right; it’s time to hit the stores.  So many people dread the hustle and bustle of fighting the crowds during the holiday season, but always seem to muster up the strength to get it done for the sake of their loved ones. If your least favorite part of the holidays is shopping due to your neck or back pain, here are a few tips to help out this season.

5 Tips To Help Reduce Back Pain

October 19, 2018

If you suffer from chronic back pain, you might be asking yourself "What can I do to get out of this pain?". We've compiled a list of five handy tips to help reduce your pain.

The Importance of Proper Posture

August 03, 2018

Did you know that sitting up straight and maintaining correct posture can help keep your back healthy and prevent chronic pain from developing throughout your life? Bad posture is a major contributing factor towards the creation of an abnormal spine alignment which can lead to many other problems later down the line. 

Tiger Woods' Return From Back Surgery

March 14, 2018

Playing golf can put a lot of strain on your spine. However, if you have an existing back or neck condition, the pain can often become unbearable and prevent you from playing the game you love. Pro golfer Tiger Woods is living proof that outpatient spinal fusion can stop your pain and allow you to keep playing.

Regenerative Medicine Solutions to Chronic Back and Neck Pain 

February 21, 2018
 
Chronic back and neck pain can be debilitating. A recent study by the  National Institute of Health Statistics indicated that low back pain was the most common type of pain experienced by Americans (27%), followed by severe headache or migraine pain (15%), neck pain (15%) and facial ache or pain (4%). For many, the thought of living a life free of pain no longer exists. They either believe their pain can't be fixed or they are afraid of surgery so they allow the pain to continue untreated. What many people don't realize is that there is a non-surgical solution to chronic neck and back pain.

The Most Common Causes of Back Pain

January 30, 2018

Back pain affects people from all walks of life and does not discriminate based on age, race, gender, religion or political affiliation. According to recent research by the Mayo Clinic, approximately 80% of all Americans will have low back pain at least once in their lives and is the second most common cause of disability worldwide. Back pain is also one of the most common reasons for missed work and the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, behind only upper-respiratory infections. Americans spend at least $50 Billion each year on back pain alone. In order to understand and treat back pain, we must be able to pinpoint the causes. Here are six culprits for most back and neck pain and they are more common than you may think.

Here are our Top 5 New Year's Resolutions to Reduce Back Pain

December 19, 2017

 

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