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At the best of times, disc degeneration can lead to minor aches and pains. While at the worst of times, debilitating discomfort can bring your day to a screeching halt. Although back pain is a reality of life, you may not have realized that your intervertebral discs constitute one of the most vulnerable parts of your spine.

An increasingly prevalent condition, inflammation affects millions of Americans every day. Usually, when we hear the word inflammation, our brains tend to check the negative box. However, inflammation occurs as a very natural—and beneficial—reaction of your body’s...

A particularly debilitating condition, spinal stenosis affects thousands and thousands of sufferers every year. Although possible with injury, spinal stenosis falls within a broad set of degenerative disorders that doctors link to aging.

MRI anxiety is most often linked to claustrophobia. And, claustrophobia is no laughing matter. In fact, this condition affects approximately 5-7% of the United States population. But, what is claustrophobia? And, how is conquering this particular fear important for spine health?

Ergonomics is a term that we hear a lot about these days. As more and more people spend their workday sitting at a desk, we pay increasing attention to how chairs, desks, computers, and pieces of office equipment are engineered.

Sciatica can be a debilitating complication for an expecting mom—making standing, sitting, or reclining in comfort an impossibility. Fortunately, there are simple solutions that can enable moms-to-be to achieve sciatica relief. The sciatic nerves are the largest nerves in the human body. Extending from the lower spine, through the hips, and down each leg, your...

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