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What You Need to Know About the Lumbar Spine (Lower Back)

Your lower back (lumbar spine) is much stronger than you think. It is highly flexible with a broad range of motions. Specifically, weight-bearing and sturdy.

7 Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

The lower back gives the body great flexibility and strength. However, simple everyday activities can cause pain in this critical part of the body when performed incorrectly.

What is Considered a Back Pain Medical Emergency?

Sometimes back pain is caused by a common muscle strain and sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious medical problem. Serious back pain related to a medical emergency can result in disability if not treated promptly. It is important to know when back pain could be potentially life threatening.

Immediate Treatment for a Back Muscle Strain

A Muscle strain and pulled muscles are the most common cause of back pain. Muscles become overstretched or torn...

Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on a Road Trip

While trips are fun and exciting, they can be dreadful for people with back pain on a road trip.

Best Pillows & Sleep Positions For Sciatica

Are you having trouble finding sleep positions for sciatica? Our physicians and physical therapists at Spine & Orthopedic Center are sciatica pain specialists. Our highly trained and certified physical therapists specialists have put together an article on the best pillows and sleeping positions for someone living with sciatica.  Sciatica can be extremely uncomfortable, especially with [...]

7 Possible Causes of Shoulder Pain

Many of us experience shoulder pain, although typically in different ways. For some, it may be a sharp or burning sensation while for others it’s achy and tinder. Regardless of the type of pain, this may limit movements and interfere with daily activities.

Why Does My Back Crack?

Does your back crack when you roll over in bed? Do you stretch to the side and hear a chorus of cracks and pops up and down your spine? Have you ever wondered why that is? So have doctors. There is not a singular consensus on one cause for this. Although, there are a few [...]

How to Maintain a Healthy Spine

Every day there are millions of people who end up suffering from many nagging types of back pain. On top of being painful, this can have a negative effect on your overall daily life. For instance, it can cause you to miss work or prevent you from participating in social activities. Additionally, it could keep [...]

Common Football Injuries

What are the most common football injuries? If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is a “rough” sport. Players are rough on the field and tend to have little mercy. However, regrardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are typical. Therefore, football players tend to be more susceptible [...]