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Archive for the ‘Back Health’ Category

Spine Doctor vs Chiropractor At Saratoga Spine, we do suggest trying all types of conservative care as long as there are no signs of a serious condition such as weakness, or bowel or bladder dysfunction. Should I see a doctor or a chiropractor for back pain? When considering this issue, it might be a good […]

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Spine Tips for Back to School

August 26th, 2022 by Lauren

In the spirit of back-to-school time, we’ve put together a list of tips to keep your spine healthy in the upcoming school season. Don’t overpack a backpack. Carrying a heavy backpack can cause back pain. Read more about backpacks and your back. Watch your posture during long reading or studying sessions. Sitting hunched over with […]

A scientific study by 2 Indian doctors examined the possible use of potassium rich foods as a treatment for individuals dealing with pain from rheumatoid arthritis.  Though not yet conclusive, their studies showed some promising results. What is it about potassium that could help ease arthritic pain? Could it help people who deal with arthritic […]

3 Ways Aging Affects the Spine

May 6th, 2022 by Lauren

Aging has a significant impact on our bodies. Here are some ways that aging affects the spine. Past Experiences The most obvious way that age (or time) impacts our bodies relates to experiences we’ve been through. Were you in a car accident and suffered neck injuries? Does your job involve a lot of lifting? Do […]

Text Neck Syndrome: What You Need to Know

September 12th, 2018 by Lauren

Have you heard about text neck syndrome? It’s also been called “tech neck” and is sometimes referred to by doctors as forward head posture (FHP). Well, it’s not just caused by texting. It can affect people who spend a lot of time on mobile devices or computers. Here’s what you need to know about text […]

In this series on the human spine anatomy we’ve been reviewing in detail each area of the spine. Vertebrae Anatomy Cervical Region Thoracic Region Lumbar Region Sacrum and Coccyx In the final part, we will take a look at the spine as a whole. Some of this information will be a review of the other […]

The areas of the sacrum and coccyx are the focus for this article on the spinal anatomy. In our series on the anatomy of the spine we started at the top, focusing on the cervical, thoracic and then lumbar region of the spine. Directly below the last lumbar vertebrae, L5, is the sacrum and coccyx. […]

Spine Anatomy Part 4 – Lumbar Region

July 2nd, 2018 by Lauren

As a continuation in our series on the anatomy of the spine, this article focuses on the anatomy of the lumbar region. Spinal Anatomy Series Vertebrae Anatomy Cervical Region Thoracic Region Lumbar Region Sacrum and Coccyx The Spine as a Whole Lumbar Region The lumbar region of the spine is below the thoracic region. It […]

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