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Reducing the Backpack Load

Reducing the Backpack Load

Backpacks can be very helpful when toting school supplies back and forth but have you ever realized that something so helpful can be a burden of heaviness?  The North American Spine Society has developed tips that parents and adult students can implement to reduce the...
Fixing Your Posture to Alleviate Pain

Fixing Your Posture to Alleviate Pain

Do you ever find yourself feeling a little like the hunchback of Notre Dame?  Over time, the good posture that was once instilled in us begins to fall by the wayside causing us to be more comfortable in a slouching position.  Whether you are hovering over a computer...
“Oh my sciatica…”

“Oh my sciatica…”

Sciatica pain is not an uncommon ailment but what if that pain is secondary to a much larger issue?  Spinal dysfunctions such as a herniated disc, degenerative disc, or even infection can be a cause of sciatic nerve pain.  Due to the common nature of the term, most...