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Watch Out for These Common Summer Orthopedic Injuries

orthopedic injuries to arise. 

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Understanding Your Tailbone Pain: Causes and Treatments

Although tailbone pain is usually temporary, it can still be very uncomfortable. Luckily, there are measures you can take to ease the discomfort.

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Is Alcohol Causing My Back Pain?

Lower back pain and back spasms can have many causes. Could one of them be alcohol? Learn more:

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Can a Standing Desk Reduce Back Pain?

Sitting at your desk all day can cause back pain. Will switching to a standing desk setup help? Read on to find out.

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Spring Cleaning and Orthopedic Injuries

Many orthopedic injuries happen in the home, and spring cleaning is a perfect time to strain your muscles and joints. Learn about the most common injuries and how to prevent them.

Preventing Common Winter Orthopedic Injuries

Winter is a great time to get outdoors — but it can carry some unexpected dangers if you aren’t careful. Find out how to prevent common winter injuries so you can head outside safely!

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6 Best Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

Are you experiencing lower back pain? The cure may lie in a yoga mat. Check out the poses that can help reduce pain safely and easily.

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Why Does My Back Spasm?

Does your back stiffen up and ache frequently? It could be due to back spasms. Learn what they are and how to treat them. 

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How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy

A sore back often comes along with pregnancy. Here’s how to get relief.

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An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Protecting Your Back When Lifting or Carrying Heavy Objects

Lifting something heavy can cause serious back pain if you don’t do it properly. Here are some tips on how to protect your back.

Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

How to Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

After a year of working from home, Americans are seeing a rise in back and shoulder injuries. Here’s how to address these common orthopedic problems.

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Working from home has its advantages, but it can also be harmful to your spine if you’re not supporting your back properly.

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Everything You Need to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

Is your back pain caused by degenerative disc disease? Our guide outlines common symptoms and effective treatment options.

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How to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be debilitating. Here are five conditions that could be causing your discomfort, and treatment options to provide relief.

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When Should You Go to the Doctor for Back Pain?

Rest and anti-inflammatory medication are often effective remedies for back pain. But if severe pain persists, it may be time to visit an orthopedic specialist.

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