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5 Things to Know About Scoliosis
Zinovy Meyler, DO
| May 31, 2019
Here are 5 important things to know about recognizing and treating idiopathic scoliosis, including who is most likely affected and when bracing is advised.
11 Tips to Improve Your Bone Health
| May 16, 2019
Protect your spine against osteoporosis and compression fractures by keeping your bones strong with these simple, practical tips.
10 Ways to Get Calcium if You're Lactose Intolerant
| May 09, 2019
Here’s how to get the recommended daily amount of calcium on a non-dairy diet.
Why Your Leg Pain Feels Worse When Lying Down
Dipan Patel, MD
| May 07, 2019
Adjusting your posture and sleeping position can reduce sciatica pain when lying down, helping you get a good night’s sleep.
5 Exercises for Upper and Middle Back Pain
| May 06, 2019
Here are 5 exercises to stretch and strengthen the soft tissues in your upper and middle back, also known as the thoracic spine.
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.
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