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Back Problems

Body Positions Affecting The Spine

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Postural changes have varying effects on lumbar disc pressure at various positions. Disc pressure and stress on the lumbar spine are at its lowest whe...

Holiday Fun Without Back Pain

Katherine Braun | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Braun

My patients tell me that sometimes they cannot figure out what hurts more, the lightening of their wallet or the recurring back aches and pains during the holiday season.

WATCH: The Best Way To Sit At Work

William Goodman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Important news usually calls for sitting down, but in this case, we'd like you to stand up. That's because, as you may have heard, the sitting pos...

About a Week Back

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

The times they are a-changin'. I don't heal like I used to. 

How To Shovel Snow Without Hurting Your Back

Abby Sims | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby Sims

Are you stuck with the unwelcome task of shoveling snow? If you haven't been hitting the gym regularly, you may be waking up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.

Want To Prevent Back Problems? Get Up!

Ford Vox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ford Vox

What's more worrying to me than the current tussle over treatments is the apparent uptick in scoliosis in developed countries that correlates nicely with increasingly sedentary lifestyles.