The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time for food, family, fun, and gifts! Though gift-giving is not the only way to show you care, why not give your friends a healthy gift this year? If you know someone who has been experiencing back pain or would like ideas to help relieve your own back pain,
Fitting in Exercise Over Lunch
We all have been there before — “I’m just too busy to workout.” Between work and family, there’s often little time left for ourselves. It probably doesn’t need to be said, but exercise is important.
When it comes to surgical recovery,
Everyday Habits to Prevent Back Injury and Pain
Each morning, we have a routine. It might include starting off with a hot shower or firing up the coffee maker. Our routines continue throughout the day: we take the same route to work, lunch at noon, favorite TV program at 9:00, and then off to bed.
The possible culprit of your neck pain: your phone
Remember the first time you ever heard of someone getting carpal tunnel syndrome? We’re sure you were surprised to learn that they got it from typing! It was a rarely heard-of affliction mostly due to the insurgence of computers into our daily lives.
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.
Here at Nebraska Spine Hospital, our main focus is providing the best care possible to our patients. One of the ways we achieve that goal is through our team of nurse navigators. Keep reading to learn more about our nurse navigators and how they benefit our patients.
What Is a Nurse Navigator?
A nurse navigator is someone who helps to coordinate a patient’s care from their pre-operative appointment to weeks after they’re discharged from surgery.
Pregnancy back pain is incredibly common – half of all pregnancies are complicated by back pain. Of those, 10% of pregnancies are complicated by back pain so severe that it interferes with the ability to complete daily activities.
It’s a well-known fact that the body goes through many changes during pregnancy, but back pain should not be accepted as a natural part of pregnancy.
One of the easiest ways to prevent back pain is to get up and move every hour. Set a reminder on your phone or computer and walk around the office or stretch at least once an hour. You can even try to implement one of the following office stretches and exercises.
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Our favorite office stretch is the reverse arch stretch.
Back pain, particularly lower back pain, is an all too common occurrence. Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability in people 45 years old and younger, and more than 25% of the working population is affected by lower back pain each year.
With all of the advancements in technology over the past few decades,
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.
There is no one chair that is the best,