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Posts Tagged ‘osteoporosis’

What is a Compression Fracture of the Spine? Our spines are a column of many individual bones (vertebra), separated by cushion-like discs (inter-vertebral discs). The shape of each vertebra is complex and is made up of a central almost-circular “body” and a more irregular shaped “arch”. The vertebral body is the load-bearing part, separated from […]

Foods for a Healthy Spine

August 28th, 2020 by Lauren

Different foods can be good for spine health. Let’s talk about a few foods for a healthy spine. Foods with Anti Inflammatory Benefits Reducing inflammation helps minimize pain throughout the body, including in the spine. Too much inflammation can put pressure on sensitive nerves around the spinal column or stiffen the many joints in your […]

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 […]

Osteoporosis and Yoga Positions to Avoid

March 25th, 2019 by Lauren

Yoga has become a popular way for people to stay healthy. The combination of stretching, exercise, and improved core strength can prove to be beneficial to the body and the mind. However, a recent study reviewed individuals with osteoporosis and yoga positions they should avoid to prevent injury. Benefits of Yoga Many people enjoy yoga […]

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. […]

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