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Best Pillows & Sleep Positions For Sciatica

Are you having trouble finding a sleep position when experiencing a bout of 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 [...]

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 [...]

Tips to Avoid Neck Pain On An Airplane

When you travel on an airplane, it's typical to develop neck pain, especially if you sit in an uncomfortable position or sit for a long period of time. If you have experienced neck or back pain during or after flying, here are some tips you can use during your next travel: Carry over-the-counter medication If [...]

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. Regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are a typical part of the sport. Players are rough on the field and tend to have little mercy. Football players tend to [...]

7 Ways to Alleviate Pain in Your Neck from Stress

When we are affected by neck pain from stress, most of us realize that stress can manifest itself in our bodies, and can appear in many ways including headaches or tight muscles. When we experience anxiety, we’re putting our bodies through extensive, long-term stress.  Our bodies are in fight or flight mode, and are releasing [...]

Staying Limber at Your Desk

Do you suffer from back or neck pain caused by extended time spent sitting at your desk? Studies show that sitting idle and staring at your computer for 40 hours a week can be harmful to your spine and cause pain and other negative health repercussions. Here are some helpful hints for staying limber at [...]

The Right Mattress for Back and Spine Health

Buying the right mattress can mean all the difference between good health and severe pain. Many people suffer countless nights, tossing and turning, only to wake up with back pain due to the wrong mattress. While some prefer their mattress soft and fluffy, others prefer them hard and firm. It really all depends on the [...]

Creating a Healthier Workplace

Maintaining positive health habits is hard enough for some, but for those spending long days at work behind a desk or at a cubicle, it can be even more difficult. Sitting at a desk for eight hours may not only cause mental stress, but can also add physical stress as well. Mind the following helpful [...]