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The Connection Between Back Pain, Anxiety, and Depression

At Nebraska Spine Hospital, we recognize the importance of addressing not only the physical aspects but also the emotional well-being of our patients. Back pain is a common condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide, and it’s essential to understand its connection to anxiety and depression.

While research is ongoing, there is evidence to suggest a link between this type of pain and mental health issues.

Back Care Awareness Week: Taking Steps Towards a Healthy Spine

As we go about our busy lives, it’s easy to overlook the importance of maintaining a healthy spine. However, our spine plays a crucial role in our overall well-being, providing support, flexibility, and protection for our nervous system. That’s why we’re thrilled that it is Back Care Awareness Week –a time dedicated to raising awareness about the significance of back care and promoting good spinal health.

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Discover Amazing Facts About Your Spine

The spine is not just a mere support structure for our bodies; it’s an extraordinary marvel with unique capabilities. At Nebraska Spine Hospital, we believe in spreading awareness about the spine and its intricate functions. Join us as we delve into fascinating facts that will leave you astounded.

  1. Contrary to popular belief,
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What to Expect Before Surgery

If you’re new to spine surgery, don’t worry. At Nebraska Spine Hospital, we understand the importance of keeping patients informed about what to expect before their surgery. Let’s take a closer look at the process leading up to your spine surgery.

Preoperative Visit 

The preoperative Nurse Navigator visit is a crucial step in preparing you for surgery.

Perfect Your Posture While Sitting

Perfect Your Posture While Sitting

Maintaining correct posture can do wonders in preventing and relieving back pain. We’ve already discussed achieving excellent posture while standing, and now it’s time to address sitting posture. Let’s delve into the art of sitting with proper posture. 

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Cheering in Comfort: Bleacher Back Pain Prevention

As September draws near and anticipation for Husker football grows, numerous dedicated fans are preparing for hours spent on bleachers. However, this extended seating often accompanies the discomfort of bleacher back pain. Anyone who has endured a 2-3 hour sporting event knows that bleachers were not designed for comfort. Crafted from rigid plastic or metal,

Pack It Light, Wear It Right: Safe Backpack Practices

Pack It Light, Wear It Right: Safe Backpack Practices

As we inch closer to the school year and before you complete all of your back-to-school shopping, we urge you to consider the following safe backpack practices. More overuse spine injuries have been diagnosed in children and teens in the past few years. Many people in the spine health community believe that some of these injuries may be the result of using backpacks incorrectly.

Obesity and Back Pain

The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain

Obesity is a growing concern in the United States, and its impact extends beyond just the number on the scale. Aside from increasing the risk of chronic diseases, carrying excess weight can take a toll on your spine and lead to various back-related issues. 

The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain

The Alarming Connection Between Obesity and Back Pain

Obesity is associated with an array of health problems,