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What is Lumbar Stenosis?

p>Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Big words for an unbelievably common problem. Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition affecting the lower back where the spinal cord one or more of the vertebral foramina become narrowed due to one of several causes. It is painful and causes pain, weakness, and numbness in the lower extremities. Read on to […]

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Are You Suffering From Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

Many people have never heard of the sacroiliac (SI) joints and have no idea of where they are or what their function is within the body. But those who suffer from sacroiliac joint pain are all too familiar with the joints themselves and the pain caused when something goes wrong with them. Where Are the […]

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Lumbar disc herniation: What is a slipped disc?

What is a disc? The spine is composed of 33 vertebrae, or bones, that are stacked on top of each other giving us our upright posture. It is in between 24 of these vertebra that a piece of cartilage, or intervertebral disc, lies to provide cushion to the spaces between each bone. Intervertebral discs are […]

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5 Reasons to Avoid Back Surgery

Instant impact, quick response, and immediate results are phrases everyone has gotten accustomed too in today’s day and age. With the human body however, it may not be that simple. Issues such as low back pain tend to develop over longer periods of time. If something happens over time it only makes sense that it […]

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Suffering With Back Pain? It Could Be Your Thighs…

Is back pain stopping you from being you? Causing you to suffer through activities that you love to do? If so, you are not alone… over 80% of the population will suffer from back pain sometime in their lives! And it typically it gets worse as we get older. As you sit around the table […]

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4 Tips for Managing Low Back Arthritis

Have you been diagnosed with low back arthritis? Have you felt limited with your daily routine because of your low back pain? Are you avoiding activities you once did because of your low back pain? Then these next four tips may be helpful for you! These are four easy ways to help you manage your […]

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Sciatica Pain

Many people who complain about lower back pain that travels down the legs suffer from a condition called sciatica pain. Sciatica pain can interfere with simple daily activities like walking, standing and sleeping. Therefore, a better understanding about the condition is needed. What is sciatica? Sciatica is a condition resulting in back pain due to […]

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What Causes Back Pain?

The top 3 causes of Lower Back pain are: Arthritis, Stenosis, Disc Degeneration Herniated Disc SI joint and Pelvis In this blog I will cover Arthritis, Stenosis, and Disc Degeneration. What is it? What is Arthritis? It literally means "joint inflammation". What is stenosis? It is the narrowing of the canals or tunnels in the […]

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Top 7 tips on how to get a healthier, stronger, and more active lifestyle

Drink More Water Drinking more water helps maintain the balance of body fluids necessary for digestion, circulation, kidney function, muscle function, and maintenance of body temperature. Snack more, Snack smarter Eating a healthy snack or two between meals can curb hunger. Eating smaller amounts throughout the day improves metabolism and controls blood sugar levels. Get […]

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Six Easy Steps To Less Pain And More Energy

Get enough sleep. Set a specific bedtime and stick to it. Make sure you have enough time for at least 7-9 hours. Bedroom is made for sleeping only.  Reframe from watching TV or using your cell phone 30 minutes before going to bed. Eat the right foods. Avoid the sugars, breads, and fried foods.  These […]

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