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5 Tips to Improve Spinal Health

Back pain is one of the most common ailments among adults and a top contributor to missed work among U.S. workers. In fact, about 80 percent of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime.

It may seem inevitable, but the reality is that our lifestyle and habits can play a major role in our overall spine health. Making choices today to take care of your spinal cord health (back and neck) can help reduce the chances that you will experience back pain in the future.

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What Steps Can a Young Adult Take Now to Avoid Back Pain in the Future

Did you know that the most common source of back pain is an injury caused by simply performing an everyday activity, such as lifting a box off the floor, the wrong way? Most of us will experience low back pain at some point in our lives, whether it be minor or severe. The good news is that preventing back pain isn’t difficult, and young adults who take the right steps now can prevent chronic back pain in the future.

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Overcome Back Pain with This Furniture

Got back pain? Your aching back may be more the result of your daily lifestyle than a serious underlying condition. Do you spend most of your day sitting at the office? Do you wake up with a stiff, sore back every morning? Are you getting enough exercise?

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Top 10 Worst Jobs for Your Back

The average American spends about 44 hours per week at work. If you work for 40 years, that equates to more than 90,000 hours of your life spent on the job. Whether you’re working moving up the corporate ladder or just trying doing what you can to pay the bills, the nature of your profession and the demands it places on your time both have a direct impact on your health.

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8 tips for managing back pain while traveling

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, dealing with back pain while on the road or in the air an take the joy out of traveling. If you suffer from chronic back pain, here are some tips to help you manage your back pain while traveling.

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5 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Back Surgery

If you’re about to undergo back surgery, you may be experiencing some anxiety. Will the procedure go as planned? How much pain will it cause? How long will recovery take? And, perhaps most importantly of all, will the back surgery alleviate the symptoms that led you to undergo the procedure in the first place?

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Winter Weather and Your Back: 7 Causes of Winter Back Pain

Winter weather is here, and that means there’s an increased potential for back pain or weather-related injuries. Whether your back is healthy now or you’re living with existing back pain, winter can wreak havoc on your back with aches and pains, along with added hazards.

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Common Football Injuries and How They Are Treated

Baseball may be the national pastime, but football is America’s game. So much so that you don’t have to be a pro to get in on the action. Football is the number one high school sport in America, with more than one million players nationwide. At least one million more kids between the ages six and 12 play tackle football. And thousands — if not hundreds of thousands — of adults also participate in the sport, from joining amateur leagues to playing pick-up games in parks and backyards across the country. But as much as we love the sport in America, there is one major drawback to life on the gridiron — injuries.

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