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How to Minimize Back Pain at Work

The time we spend every single day at work, whether we spend it sitting in an office chair or doing strenuous labor, can do serious harm to the muscles, ligaments, and bone structures of our backs. Several factors contribute to back pain at work. It...

Better Back Health Exercises | Non-Surgical Spine Center

One of the goals of physical therapy is to strengthen muscle groups and improve both strength and mobility. The back and neck are particularly difficult to target because while they do the hard work of maintaining the body’s balance throughout the day, they aren’t utilized...

How Stress Causes Back Pain | Non-Surgical Spine Center

Is Stress the Cause of Your Back Pain? Everyone has stress in their lives, and we all experience stress differently. Some people are able to use calming techniques, or seem to simply let stressful situations flow over them without worry. Others think about the situation or...

Aquatic Therapy for Spine Pain | Charleston, SC

Physical therapy is one of the many tools we have available for spine pain management. Exercises targeting the imbalance of supporting muscle groups can help strengthen the muscles and improve the structures that support the back and spine, reducing spine pain. Pain, however, can prevent...

Importance of Good Posture at Work

Sitting in a chair for long periods of time can have a detrimental effect on the body. You may feel fatigued, have aches and pains, or even suffer injury from a lack of attention to the proper alignment of your spine and joints. Fortunately, some...

Minimize Back Pain From Your Backpack

A heavy backpack can do more than cause muscle aches in children. The strain can pull neck and shoulder muscles out of place, causing shoulder pain, lower back pain, neck and arm pain, and even permanent injury. With a few precautions, your child can carry...

What is Spinal Stenosis?

As we age, the spine begins to deteriorate under the enormous pressure of daily life. In some people, a narrowing of the spinal canal can begin to occur. This condition is known as spinal stenosis. It’s most common in people over 50 and can cause...

Therapeutic Approaches to Spine Pain

For 90% of back pain sufferers, time is the ultimate healer. Most back pain episodes will resolve in six weeks or less, without major interventions like surgery or injections. There are steps you can take to alleviate spine pain in the meantime, and reduce your...

Tips to Keep a Healthy Spine

Maintaining a healthy spine just makes sense. It is, after all, the main support structure of the body. If it becomes damaged, not only is your ability to move compromised, the information superhighway of the body is slowed or even closed down. The spine carries nerve...

Why Spine Care is Important

Most Americans, at some point in their lives, suffer from neck and back pain. Spine care and awareness of the way we move through our days, the way we lift, and use our bodies, can go a long way in preventing damage to the major bundle of...