Blog – Exercise Tips

Why Doctors Recommend Walking Every Day

Since you took your very first steps as a toddler, walking has been your primary mode of transportation. While it may not get you as far or as quickly as a car or an airplane, it remains your key to...

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The Safest Sports for Seniors

Is There Such a Thing as Senior-Safe Sports? Getting older can make it challenging to play the sports you enjoyed in your youth. Stiff joints, reduced flexibility and arthritis prevent you from moving and playing like you once did. Injuries...

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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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