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Health Habits

1002, 2015

Healthy Habits – CHOOSING THE BEST MATTRESS FOR YOUR BACK

February 10th, 2015|Healthy Habits|

Many patients ask me what kind of mattress is best to purchase if you are suffering from back or neck pain or recovering from surgery. While no two people are alike, and everyone's back problems may be different, here is some general information to help you make an informed decision.

1002, 2015

Healthy Habits – AVOIDING SUMMER BACK INJURIES

February 10th, 2015|Healthy Habits|

Summer is a time to get outside and enjoy some fun in the sun. But outdoor exercise, yard work and even those much-needed family vacations can be hard on your back. Remembering a few simple tips can help you to avoid injuring your back or neck during this time of increased activity.

1002, 2015

Healthy Habits – WHAT CAUSES NECK AND BACK PAIN?

February 10th, 2015|Healthy Habits|

The back is designed to be strong and flexible, but like everything else, it has its limits. Lifting something too heavy, overdoing it on the ski slopes, court or ball field, or spending too much time at the computer without the proper ergonomics can lead to short-term or chronic pain. As we age, something as simple as bending down, sleeping on the wrong pillow or turning your head too quickly can cause problems.