Foot pain can be a common issue with various causes, but did you know that it could also be related to problems in your spine? It may seem unlikely, but this pain can actually be directly connected to certain back issues, especially in the lower back. Even if you don’t experience significant lower back pain,
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.
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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.
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.
There is no shortage of myths circulating online about back and neck pain. Unless you are a healthcare professional, it can be hard to distinguish the truth from all of the misinformation. Below, we’ve compiled some of the most popular myths we think you should be aware of, but keep in mind it is by no means an exhaustive list.
You may be thinking, “How can motion cause lower back pain? Weren’t humans designed to be in motion?” Yes, humans are meant to be active. But like all well-built machines, sometimes normal use leads to wear and tear.
We’re not, by any means, telling you that in order to be free of lower back pain you must remain motionless.