About David Donald

David is the Senior Digital Marketing Specialists at the BioSpine Institute.

New Medicare Card: Important Information to Know

New Medicare Card to Prevent Fraud The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing out a new Medicare card to everyone to combat fraud and identify theft. Old Medicare cards are required to be replaced by April 2019. A unique number called a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) replaces the Social Security-based Medicare [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:59:15+00:00June 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on New Medicare Card: Important Information to Know

Hamstring Stretch for Back Pain Relief

Hamstring Stretch Benefits: Stretches the hamstrings and strengthens the lower back muscles, which can relieve lower back pain Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: 3 The hamstring muscles are a very important muscle group that directly affect the low back.  Hamstrings bend the knee and also extend the hip joint.  Many people who sit for [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:55:10+00:00May 25th, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on Hamstring Stretch for Back Pain Relief

4 Ways to Relieve Pain from Text Neck Syndrome

More and more people are burying their faces in their smartphones leading to an unintended condition called "Text Neck" syndrome.” It’s a condition some 77 percent of Americans who now own smartphone face. What is Text Neck Syndrome? Text Neck Syndrome is overusing and straining the muscles and ligaments in the neck.  The human head weighs [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:59:51+00:00May 18th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Relieve Pain from Text Neck Syndrome

Relieve Back Pain With the Camel Pose

Camel Pose Benefits: Stretches and Strengthens the lower back muscles and reduces and prevents pain. Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: none The camel is a great yoga pose for strengthening the muscles in the lower back after minimally invasive spine surgery. Stronger lower back muscles can also prevent future bouts of lower back [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:54:59+00:00May 4th, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on Relieve Back Pain With the Camel Pose

How to do the Superman Pose

Superman Pose Benefits: Helps to strengthen the entire spine from the shoulders to the glutes Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: Two Superman pose is an exercise that incorporates almost all of the muscles behind us as well as the abdominals and works them against gravity.  This exercise can help strengthen the entire spine from [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:55:22+00:00April 6th, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on How to do the Superman Pose

Walk to Reduce Back Pain

If you don't walk at least a few times every week, today is a great time to start. It's National Walking Day. The American Heart Association has sponsored the event every year since 2007 to encourage people to take steps to improve their health and develop the habit of walking. There are several walking [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:00:03+00:00April 4th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Walk to Reduce Back Pain

Why is low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world?

Immediate action is needed to slow the progression of low back pain, say the authors of a series of articles published in the The Lancet. The series' authors call low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world and suggest ways to reduce it. More than 540 million people were affected by low [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:00:25+00:00March 29th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Why is low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world?

When can I play golf again? Recovering from Spinal Fusion Surgery

Many golfers have suffered from a golf related back injury for years Lumbar fusion surgery is an avenue of relief for some people. However, they are afraid it will affect their performance or, worse, prevent them from playing the game at all. A recent study, however, shows spinal fusion surgery may improve their golf [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:01:08+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on When can I play golf again? Recovering from Spinal Fusion Surgery

The BioSpine Institute Runs in the Skyway 10K to Support Military Families

The BioSpine Institute was proud to participate in the inaugural Skyway 10k, a charity event to support the Armed Forces Families Foundation. More than 7,000 people participated in the event for a once in a lifetime opportunity to run across the Tampa Bay Area’s most iconic bridge. Beginning early in the morning, [...]

By |2018-08-01T19:52:45+00:00March 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The BioSpine Institute Runs in the Skyway 10K to Support Military Families
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