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Why Your Lower Back Is Vulnerable to Injury

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Lower back pain and injuries are common as roughly 80% of people suffer from lower back pain at some point in their life. Your lower back plays a critical role in supporting the weight of the upper body and facilitating movement. Despite the importance of your lower back, it is vulnerable to injury. Below you … Read more

Strengthen Your Lower Back for Your Desk Job

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An astonishing number of Americans spend more than a third of their day sitting at a desk. It’s a horrible habit, enforced by sedentary work conditions, and it comes with a laundry list of consequences. It increases your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and deep vein thrombosis. You’re also more likely to gain weight … Read more

Surgical Options for Lower Back Pain

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While back pain is very common among adults, that doesn’t mean you should suffer through chronic back pain for the rest of your life. Figuring out why your back constantly hurts is the first step in figuring out the best treatment solution for your overall health and well-being. In this article, your local spine surgeon … Read more