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Cavemen Battled Back Pain?

Back pain has plagued humans for tens of thousands of years. People struggling with back pain have been found in historical records dating back to ancient Greece and Egypt. This is the first in a series of articles on the history of back pain. This month, we take a look at the first evidence [...]

By | 2017-12-01T18:17:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Cavemen Battled Back Pain?

Tips to avoid back pain during Thanksgiving

From cooking a smorgasbord of sweet and savory treats to playing a pick-up family football game to braving the Black Friday bonanza the day after, back pain can crop up at any time during the busy Thanksgiving holiday if you are not taking the necessary precautions. Safeguard your back this Thanksgiving holiday weekend by [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:17:00+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Tips to avoid back pain during Thanksgiving

Prevent Back Pain During Halloween

Prevent back pain with these tips. Halloween kicks off the busy holiday season and you don't want to start it off by hurting your back. People pick out the biggest pumpkins, go all out decorating their homes and dress up as their favorite spooky creature or super hero. A bout of back pain brought [...]

By | 2017-10-27T19:39:58+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Prevent Back Pain During Halloween

Understanding Your Laminectomy Procedure

Understanding Your Laminectomy Procedure Join us for a Facebook Live event on September 28th at 11:30 a.m. BioSpine's very own Sherri Stone, a doctor of physical therapy, will be hosting a discussion about what to expect before, during and after a laminectomy procedure. A question and answer session will follow the discussion. [...]

By | 2017-10-03T13:20:51+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Understanding Your Laminectomy Procedure

What is a Herniated Disc?

A Herniated disc, or slipped disc, is one of several conditions affecting the neck, mid back and lower back.  At least 80 percent of the population may experience some form of back pain at some point in their lives, according to estimates. A herniated disc is a very common back condition causing pain in [...]

By | 2017-09-15T18:45:44+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on What is a Herniated Disc?

JFK: A History of Back Pain

Looking at photos and films documenting John F. Kennedy's life, you would never guess he had debilitating lower back pain. Throughout his life Kennedy would battle back pain and undergo several back surgeries while serving as a congressman, senator and president. It was his lower back pain that may have, ultimately, contributed to his [...]

By | 2017-09-06T19:33:02+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on JFK: A History of Back Pain

Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion Procedure

Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion (ACDF) Procedure Join us for a Facebook Live event on August 10th at 11:30 a.m. BioSpine's very own Sherri Stone, a doctor of physical therapy, will be hosting a discussion about what to expect before, during and after an anterior cervical disc fusion procedure. A question and [...]

By | 2017-07-28T18:28:53+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion Procedure

Back Pain Roundup: Yoga helps veterans, Danny Willet considers back surgery

This week a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine finds veterans with back pain benefit from yoga, Danny Willet tells reports at the British open he's considering back surgery, WikiHow posts an article on How to Gold with Back pain, ScenicCityChiro.com discusses the best position to sleep in for back pain [...]

By | 2017-07-26T19:42:32+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Back Pain Roundup: Yoga helps veterans, Danny Willet considers back surgery

Prevent Back Pain Riding Roller Coasters

Roller coasters can wreak havoc on the back with every sudden twist, turn or drop. Now that summer is in full swing, the amusement parks are packed with adrenaline junkies looking for the next thrill, ignoring signs the back may not be up to it. But take heart amusement park fans, there are some [...]

By | 2017-07-18T18:10:33+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Prevent Back Pain Riding Roller Coasters

Drinking Water Reduces Back Pain

Drinking water reduces back pain. If you plan to spend any time outdoors this summer, don’t treat your body like the desert. Make sure to drink plenty of water because the health of your back may depend on it. Not drinking enough water, especially during the hottest days of the year, can cause back [...]

By | 2017-06-23T12:52:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Drinking Water Reduces Back Pain