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Posts Tagged ‘kyphosis’

Today were going to talk about three conditions of the spine known as scoliosis, lordosis and kyphosis. Each of these conditions relates to an abnormal curvature of the spine. Let’s take a look at what each of them are and who is at risk for them. Spine Anatomy…with a Twist If you’re a loyal reader […]

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become brittle and can often lead to painful spinal conditions. Let’s take a look at how osteoporosis and the spine are related. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition in which the individual has weak and or brittle bones. This makes them more prone to bone fractures. […]

Are Spine Conditions Hereditary?

January 16th, 2019 by Lauren

Is it just a coincidence that you and your mother both suffer from chronic back pain? Or does it just run the family? Let’s take a closer look to answer the question, are spine conditions hereditary? Are Spine Conditions Hereditary? The causes of different spine conditions vary so let’s take a look at some more […]

Walking on all four’s

February 20th, 2017 by Andrea

Although man stands on two legs, his skeleton was originally designed to stand on all four. The result is some ingenious adaptions, not all of them successful. Scientists suggest that when humans started walking upright, a terrific mechanical imbalance resulted. When walking on two legs, backaches became common since the spine was ‘deformed’ when humans […]

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