Whether you’re embarking on a long-awaited vacation or hitting the road for a business trip, traveling can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However, it can also take a toll on your back and spine health if you’re not careful. Hours spent sitting in planes, cars, or trains can lead to discomfort, stiffness, and even back pain. To ensure you have a smooth and pain-free journey, it’s essential to prioritize your spinal well-being.
Scoliosis is a common spinal condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It involves an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine, which can lead to postural changes, discomfort, and potential health complications. In observance of Scoliosis Awareness Month, we have provided a comprehensive overview of scoliosis, covering its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
While neck pain is common, it’s important to know the symptoms and what the potential causes of neck pain are.
We know you can still hear it like it was just yesterday – your mom advising (not nagging) you to do certain things while you were growing up. If you don’t eat your vegetables, no dessert! No coffee – it will stunt your growth. If you keep making that face, it will get frozen like that.
May is National Osteoporosis Month, meaning it’s the perfect time to learn more about this incredibly common condition.
There is so much misinformation circulating about spine health and back pain that we decided to create a spine health quiz. Try to guess whether the statements below are true or false before continuing to read for the answer.
You often hear words associated with a herniated disc like “pinched nerve”, “ruptured disc” or “bulging disc”, but they are essentially talking about the same thing. Spinal discs are the small cushions between the individual bones, or vertebrae, that collectively make your spine. When a disc is herniated, it means that the soft middle part has pushed its way through a crack in the tougher outer area of the disc.
Did you know that leaning forward just 30 degrees puts 3 to 4 times more strain on your back? Over time, that added stress can cause unnecessary wear on your spine’s ligaments and discs. Keep reading to learn more about creating a healthy workspace with the right office chair and computer setup.
As one of the first in the region to perform cervical disc replacement, Nebraska Spine Hospital has become a leading pioneer for its extensive experience in this minimally invasive surgery. But what does this surgery entail?
Golf is an excellent form of low-impact aerobic exercise, especially if you walk the course as opposed to using a golf cart. But did you know that golf and lower back pain have an undeniable link?
Lower back pain is by far the most common ailment of golfers, regardless of their age. In fact,