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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.

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Essential Travel Tips for Spine Care on-the-Go

Essential Travel Tips for Spine Care on-the-Go

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.

fundamentals of scoliosis diagnosis & treatment

The Fundamentals of Scoliosis Diagnosis & Treatment

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.

quiz: test your spine knowledge

Quiz: Test Your Spine Knowledge

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.

How to Recognize the Signs of a Herniated Disc

How to Recognize the Signs of a Herniated Disc

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.

Woman expressing back pain 5 Myths About Back Pain

5 Myths About Back Pain

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.

Five Ways Motion Can Cause Lower Back Pain

Five Ways Motion Can Cause Lower Back Pain

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.