Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Using An Exercise Ball to Rehab Your Back

Exercise balls are a great option for a gentle core-strengthening program that can stabilize the muscles around the spine and help prevent future injury.

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Easy Hamstring Stretches to Alleviate Your Sciatica Symptoms

If you have sciatica, you may have never considered that your tight hamstrings might be a contributing factor. Learn two easy hamstring stretches that may help alleviate your sciatica symptoms

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Considering Spine Surgery? What You Need to Know

Choosing whether or not to have spine surgery is a personal decision, but there are steps you can take to make sure you are making the right choice.

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New Back Surgery Technologies

Learn what the development and adoption of new spine surgery technologies techniques means for you as a patient.

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Is Surgery the Quickest Path to Sciatica Relief?

Learn some useful pointers on the overall success of surgeries for sciatica based on medical research from surgical trials.

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21 Ways to be a Savvy Chiropractic Patient

Chiropractors help many people deal with their back and neck pain. These 21 tips will help ensure you are choosing the right doctor for you.

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4 Big Reasons Why Back Pain Is Hard to Diagnose

Learn about the common challenges in diagnosing back pain and how they may be avoided.

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Is an Adjustable Bed Right for You?

An adjustable bed can be expensive, but if it helps relieve your back pain it may be worth the cost.

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Who Should Treat Your Back Pain?

You may wonder which type of doctor is best for treating your back pain. While the answer isn't simple, here are some guidelines to help you make your decision.

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How Your Walking Posture Affects Your Sciatic Nerve

If your sciatica symptoms start or flare up when you walk, your walking posture may be the cause.

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