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September 24, 2014
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Pain Awareness Benefits Chronic Back Pain

It’s Pain Awareness Month again, and hopefully since last year you have learned many new facts about chronic back pain from conditions like spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and sciatica. Are you aware that about 100 million adult Americans suffer […]

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September 24, 2014
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Classical Music Month and Chronic Back Pain

Music is truly a gift to the world, and especially to those who suffer with chronic back pain, so it’s certainly fitting that classical music gets its own month! Did you know that September is designated as Classical Music Month? […]

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September 19, 2014
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Back Pain Treatment Starts with Shoes

Your toes are so happy to be free, free, free, at last! You can almost hear them singing a happy tune over your back’s agonizing groans. Did you pay a pretty penny for these fitness sandals, because they were advertised […]

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September 19, 2014
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Better Chairs Beat Bulging Discs

Don’t have a grand to shell out on a new chair to boost your back health? Don’t worry about it. The proper seat for you may be a rubber ball! A recent story on Huffingtonpost.com featured some fascinating facts on […]

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September 9, 2014
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Backpack Tips Prevent Chronic Back Pain

Wheee! It’s back to school time. It’s arguably a parent’s favorite time of the year. Overcome any feeling of guilt this instills in you, by taking this opportunity to do something great for your child. By helping your student prevent […]

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September 8, 2014
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Why your job does a number on your back!

Labor Day has now come and gone.  Those of you suffering with chronic pain from job related injuries, like muscles strain or herniated discs and sciatica symptoms, didn’t do a lot of celebrating. If you’ve wondered about how your job […]

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August 26, 2014
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No Spine Surgery for Reality TV

We loved her cast as ‘Donna’ during the 90’s, in the hit teen drama series Beverly Hills 90210. Between her own acting career and being the daughter of her famous TV producer dad Aaron Spelling, Tori Spelling has been in […]

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August 22, 2014
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Teen Smoking and Degenerative Disc Disease

Think degenerative disc disease is strictly for the retired and elderly folks? Not necessarily. Shockingly, back pain treatment for this condition might begin as early as 14 years of age. Researchers have discovered that teenagers who engage in certain risky […]

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August 22, 2014
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Planning Your Back Surgery Recovery

What do you have in common with a tiger and a bear? Along with strong family ties, quite possibly more than you would think. Have you recently undergone neck pain treatment or back surgery? Perhaps you are scheduling your procedure […]

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August 15, 2014
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Back Surgery Saves Brown Bear

Surgery to repair a herniated disc is usually not considered to be a life saving procedure for humans. However, for one fortunate 19 year-old, 550-pound Syrian bear in Israel, the procedure offers a new lease on life. This is because […]

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