Blog – Exercise Tips

How to Deal with Kids When Your Back Hurts

Most parents don’t get to take a day off when they’re not feeling that great. Dealing with kids can be especially challenging when your back hurts, since there are things that need to be done, whether or not you’re in...

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5 Things to Do Every Day to Avoid Back Pain

If you’re prone to back pain, it’s a good idea to be proactive about the lifestyle choices you make every day. At the Southeastern Spine Institute, experienced specialists in spinal medicine help you understand how to avoid back pain and...

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Simple Stretches You Can Do at Home

Sometimes, all you need is a few good back stretches to work out the kinks. But you shouldn’t just dive into stretching your back without proper preparation and instruction. You can just as easily create back problems from stretching the...

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When’s the Best Time to Stretch?

When you think about your health, you may not consider flexibility, but it’s one of the five components of ultimate physical fitness. Your muscles are like rubber bands. When a rubber band is short and tight and you apply force,...

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Dancing and Your Back

If you love to dance, but have back problems, learn how to move properly so you can keep dancing. If you haven’t had back issues yet, take precautions to prevent them. If you experience a nagging back pain from dancing,...

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Hidden Dangers for Your Back in Winter

Why Does My Back Hurt Worse in the Winter? There are actually many reasons you may find your back hurts this winter, and it’s not all about the weather, either. Outdoor activities change and often become harder on your body...

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How to Tell if You’re Overdoing an Activity

How Can I Tell if My Back Pain Is from Exercising? When your back starts acting up, visit your back specialist at the Southeastern Spine Institute for an evaluation. Overwork and overtraining can lead to physical problems that hinder your...

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The Value of a Personal Trainer

Why Do I Need a Personal Trainer? A certified personal trainer can design an exercise program centered around your individual needs and physical limitations. Such a program maximizes your results while minimizing the risk of injury. The physical therapists at...

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How to Develop Strong Bones

During your childhood, your skeleton naturally grows in size and density. As you age, good habits lay the foundation for future bone health. While it’s true that childhood and adolescence are important times for bone development, there are several steps...

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10 Ways to Keep Your Shoulders Working

When your shoulders are sore, even everyday activities like brushing your hair, driving or reaching for something in the cupboard can cause pain. That’s when you have to develop healthy habits to protect your shoulders from injury to remain mobile....

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How to Properly Pick Things Up

Whether you’re in the process of doing a thorough spring cleaning, tackling big clean-up projects in your yard, helping a friend move or doing heavy lifting as part of your job, protect your back when doing any lifting. Lower back...

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