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Lower Back Stress Fracture (Isthmic Spondylolysis): What to Expect
| Apr 29, 2019
A lower back stress fracture, or isthmic spondylolysis, is often found in young athletes. Learn what to expect when managing pain from this condition.
The Best Office Chairs for Back Pain Have These Traits
| Apr 23, 2019
This quick guide highlights the key features to look for in an ergonomic office chair.
Immediate Treatment for a Back Muscle Strain
| Apr 22, 2019
Here are treatments to try when you pull a lower back muscle.
Questions to Ask When Your Surgeon Recommends Cervical Fusion
Benjamin Bjerke, MD
| Apr 18, 2019
Be prepared when your spine surgeon suggests a cervical fusion. Consider printing out these questions and bringing them with you to your consultation.
4 Tips to Get Bowels Moving After Spine Surgery
Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD
| Apr 18, 2019
Constipation is a common complication during the recovery from spine surgery. Here are some strategies to maintain good digestive health for a more comfortable recovery.
Back Extension Exercises for Osteoporosis
| Apr 08, 2019
Here are 3 back extension exercises that can help protect you from osteoporosis-related fractures.
Study: Lower Back Pain May Improve With App-Based Program
| Apr 04, 2019
Education, group support, and coaching—delivered through an internet app—may help to improve lower back pain.
Treating Neck Pain from Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Ron S. Miller, PT
| Mar 28, 2019
Your tight, achy neck and painful knots may signal myofascial pain syndrome. Here’s what you can do to reduce the pain.
Why Does My Back Crack So Much?
| Mar 25, 2019
Learn the possible causes of the constant cracking sounds in your back.
Do These 4 Things to Prevent Lower Back Pain
| Mar 18, 2019
Avoid painful flare-ups in your lower back by adopting these 4 habits.
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