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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 […]

4 Risk Factors for Neck Pain

April 30th, 2021 by Lauren

A study looking at data through 2015 found that 15% of the US population suffered from neck pain. A group of Texas A&M researchers recently performed a study to better understand an individual’s risk factors for neck pain. Some factors seem obvious, some may be surprising. Work Related Risk Factors As might be expected, work […]

Can you Develop Scoliosis as an Adult?

April 2nd, 2021 by Lauren

When people think of scoliosis they mostly think of children. But can you develop scoliosis as an adult? What is Scoliosis? Humans’ spines have natural curves in then. These curves are from the front of the body toward the back, and vice versa. There are no curves from side to side. So, when you look […]

Menopause and Back Pain – Are They Related?

January 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

In this article we’ll explore menopause and back pain…and if they’re related. In other words, are women more susceptible to back pain during and after menopause? Menopause and Lower Back Pain Several studies have confirmed that women suffer from more joint and spine pain during the perimenopause and menopause stages of their life. What is […]

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Osteoporosis

October 14th, 2019 by Lauren

Osteoporosis makes you more prone to broken bones and can often become painful. People often associate osteoporosis with aging. But, is it just a normal part of the aging process, or can you prevent osteoporosis? What Is Osteoporosis? Individuals with osteoporosis have reduced bone density. The bones become more porous, like a sponge. The bone […]

As people age and the tissue in their spine changes they can develop degenerative disc disease. Arthritis is also a condition which affects the joints and is known to progress with age.  So, are degenerative disc disease and arthritis the same thing? What’s Degenerative Disc Disease? Between each bone of the backbone are fluid filled […]

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