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Posts Tagged ‘back muscles’

Is your upper back pain spine or muscle pain? Turns out, the answer’s not always straight forward. In this article we’ll look at the two types of pain and how they may be related. For the purposes of this article we’ll examine neck pain and muscle pain in the upper back and arms. Upper Back […]

According to studies, women with large breast sizes are more prone to back, shoulder and neck pain than those with smaller breasts. Heavy Breasts Dr. Kenneth Hansraj, the spine doctor and researcher most noted for coining the term “text neck“, performed a study on the effect of breast size on the spine. In his study […]

What are the Best Back Exercises at Home?

March 9th, 2018 by Lauren

If you have back pain you’ve, no doubt, had others recommend you strengthen your core. Exercises can be a great way to strengthen both your core and your back muscles. So, what are the best exercises for back pain? As it turns out, you can do many back exercises at home to help strengthen your […]

Back Spasms – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

November 8th, 2017 by Lauren

Do you suffer from back spasms? Back muscle spasms can be painful and debilitating. In this article we’ll take a closer look at what causes back spasms and how they can be treated. What Causes Back Spasms? A spasm is an: “a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles”1. Muscle spasms can […]

85% of our patients do not require surgery

February 7th, 2017 by Andrea

Did you know that 85% of our patients do not require surgery? Many patients that come in for a evaluations with one of our spine specialists believing that surgery is the only answer to correct the spinal or cervical issue that they have. Most of our patients respond very well to non-surgical options. We offer […]

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