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4 Myths About Back Pain

Despite being one of the most common reasons people schedule a doctor's appointment in the United States, back pain isn't always fully understood by everyone who might experience it at one time or another. Lingering myths about back pain may lead to some people making assumptions that could result in delayed treatment, unnecessary risks, or…
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Signs of “Texting Neck”

The seven bones the make up your neck and its supporting joints, discs, and soft tissues can be affected by many things, including how you sleep and your posture while you are awake. If one of things you do while awake is glance down at the screen on a mobile device, your neck pain may…
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The Worst Shoes for Back Pain

Back pain is the second most common reason for doctor visits. While sports injuries and ruptured discs are among the causes of back pain, shoes are an equally common if less obvious cause. The feet are the body’s foundation, so anything that affects them can affect the rest of the body. Improper shoes, for example,…
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4 Steps for a Healthy Back as You Age

The human spine changes over time. Discs naturally wear, flexibility declines, and spine-supporting tissues and joints may be affected by underlying health issues like arthritis. While there is nothing that can be done to stop the spine, or the rest of your body, from aging, there are steps that can be taken to keep your…
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