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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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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.

Scary Facts About Poor Posture

With Halloween right around the corner, we thought we’d get into the spirit and spook you with some facts about poor posture. Trust us, the side effects of poor posture aren’t pretty. But before we get into the scary details, let’s cover what proper posture is. 

Proper posture while standing:

  • Stand up straight with your hands at your sides.

Sciatica: Know the Facts

Millions of people in the United States suffer from Sciatica. Sciatica is a term used to describe the symptoms of leg pain, tingling, and numbness or weakness originating in the lower back to the sciatic nerve in the back of the leg.

What surprises most of our patients is that Sciatica is not a medical diagnosis,

Back Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. Did you know that nearly 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives? Or that lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide? Considering its prevalence, it’s time we start raising back pain awareness.

Who experiences it?

Back pain is experienced by many different types of people,

Fascinating Facts About Your Spine

While the human body as a whole is fascinating, have you ever thought of how amazing your spinal column is? Your spine is able to support your body weight, provide flexibility, and protect your spinal cord. 

We thought it was about time we share with you why we decided to devote our lives to the spinal column.