Facebook Pixel

Archive for the ‘Back Health’ Category

Can Diet Have an Impact on Spine Health?

March 15th, 2023 by itmc

It’s commonly understood that proper posture and regular exercise can be beneficial in maintaining good spine health, but not as many people are aware that good nutrition is also a way of keeping your spine healthy. When you eat a balanced diet that includes the right vitamins and nutrients, this nourishes your bones, muscles, discs, […]

  • Posted in Back Health
  • Comments Off on Can Diet Have an Impact on Spine Health?

One of the causes of low back pain is sitting for long periods of time. Since lumbar support pillows are designed to help establish good spine posture while sitting, they can be effective for some people who sit for extended periods. When sitting, the lumbar spine flattens. This applies pressure on the intervertebral discs, putting […]

  • Posted in Back Health
  • Comments Off on Do Lumbar Pillows Actually Help With Lower Back Pain?

What Exactly Does the Spine Do for Us?

January 4th, 2023 by itmc

The spine plays a number of very important roles in maintaining proper posture, movement, and overall day-to-day health. And, as many people know, without good spine function, moving around can become painfully difficult. The spine, also known as the vertebral column, is made up of a series of bones called vertebrae, which are stacked on […]

  • Posted in Back Health
  • Comments Off on What Exactly Does the Spine Do for Us?

Yes and no. The fact is, back pain is one of our most common health problems. It’s estimated that around 30 million people suffer from this issue. It’s the top reason why people of all ages miss work. However, spine issues can develop and worsen as we get older, due to degenerative changes in our […]

  • Posted in Back Health
  • Comments Off on Is Back Pain More Likely to Occur as We Get Older?

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 […]

  • Posted in Back Health
  • Comments Off on Should I See a Doctor or a Chiropractor for Back Pain?

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 […]

*Please Note: Information on this site or any recommended sites should not be used as a diagnosis or a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.
Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery