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Preventing Back Pain at Work

Preventing Back Pain at Work

The workplace is a prime spot for unintentional back injuries, whether you have a desk job or you lift and carry packages regularly. The National Safety Council says that back injuries are the most common type of injury in the …

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My Aching Back! Spinal issues that can cause low back pain

My Aching Back! Spinal issues that can cause low back pain

Get to the bottom of what’s causing your low back pain. When your back is aching, all you want is relief—and to get to the root of the problem. Here are some spinal issues that can cause low back pain: …

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Back Pain from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Back Pain from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

An aching back is no fun. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis may be the cause of your pain, if it’s in your lower back. Over time, our spines naturally change. Life takes its toll and the spinal canal can narrow. This leads …

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Getting “Back” Your Life: Getting Rid of Lower Back Pain

Getting “Back” Your Life: Getting Rid of Lower Back Pain

If you have experienced lower back pain at some point in your life, you aren’t alone. According to Mayo Clinic, most people in the U.S. will experience lower back pain at least once in their lifetimes. In most cases, however, …

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5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

Unless your job is a stunt driver or shark diver, you probably feel pretty safe when you go to work each day. Most jobs present little risk to employees. However, in every job, the possibility of injury does exist. A …

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What Is Whiplash?

What Is Whiplash?

Whiplash is a neck injury that is usually caused by a rear impact automobile collision, typically to the occupant of the vehicle that is rear-ended. The injury occurs when the force of the impact changes the cervical spine from its …

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When Is Back Surgery the Best Option?

When Is Back Surgery the Best Option?

If you have back pain, you know how it limits you. It hurts to sit, it hurts to turn, and it turns to bend down. Simple, everyday activities become daunting tasks you try to avoid. Nearly 80 percent of Americans …

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