Spine Animations

Spine Animations

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Poor posture can damage the spine and its associated muscles and ligaments. A hunched stance places abnormal stress on muscles and ligaments, causes backache and fatigue, and can even cause the spine to become fixed in an abnormal position.… Read more

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Core Exercises: Pros and Cons

The core of your body revolves around the muscles in your abdomen, sides and back. Your core also includes the majority of your spine. If your core muscles are weak, your back is at a greater risk of injury from lifting.…

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How to Get out of Bed without Pain

Morning stiffness and discomfort may seem like a normal part of the aging process, but it doesn’t have to be. You can ease those early aches when heavy workouts or recovery from a procedure make getting out of bed a bit difficult.…

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Charleston on a Budget

Visiting Charleston, SC, is a trip that’s on many dream vacation lists. But not everyone has the resources to stay at the Wentworth Mansion or the Belmond. Not to worry — you can find inexpensive things to do in Charleston that will make your trip memorable.…

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Kick the Habits that Lead to Back Pain

If you’ve ever had a painful back problem, you know all about the frustrations and discomfort. Did you know that most incidences of missed work are due to back pain? Chronic back pain disrupts many aspects of your daily life, including sleeping, hobbies and even sex.…

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10 Ways to Prevent Falls

Falling is one of the most common accidents that lead to injury and back pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-quarter of seniors over the age of 65 fall every year. And to make matters worse, once you’ve had a fall, you’re twice as likely to experience another.…

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Quit Smoking for Better Back Health

It’s well documented that smoking has a negative effect on your whole
body. It raises your risk of developing multiple health problems, from heart disease and stroke, to lung disease and cancer. Smoking is also associated with increased chronic back pain and is a risk factor for spine problems such as degenerative disc disease.…

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The Best Pillows to Prevent Back Pain

A sore back not only causes you to lose sleep, but tossing and turning at night may also be the cause of your back pain. You can create a vicious cycle of unending back pain if you can’t get comfortable while you sleep.…

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Lose Weight to Ease Back Pain

If you’re overweight or obese, you may not realize the profound effect those extra pounds have on your back. The added weight strains your joints, muscles and vertebra in your back. Extra weight also contributes to fatigue and shortness of breath after even brief bursts of activity, so it’s understandable that you want to avoid exercise.…

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5 Stretches That Are Actually Bad for Your Back

Since gym class in grade school, you’ve had it drilled into your head that stretching is an unequivocally good thing. You know that a stiff body is a recipe for trouble and that gentle stretching can produce positive results. But it’s not always the case.…

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What Are the Warning Signs of Knee Tendonitis?

Knee tendonitis, clinically called patellar tendonitis and more commonly known as jumper’s knee, is a tendon inflammation injury often caused by repetitive strain. Unless treated properly, knee tendonitis causes at least mild discomfort and at worst severe pain and immobility.

Knee tendonitis is a common affliction that occurs for a variety of reasons.…

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