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How Much Ibuprofen Is Too Much?
How Much Ibuprofen Is Too Much?
Is your back acting up again? Pop a few Advil. Wake up with a (literal) pain in the neck? Reach for ...
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The Five Most Common Herniated Disc Symptoms
The Five Most Common Herniated Disc Symptoms
Wake up with a pain pulsating down one leg? Feel a twinge in your lower back when you sneeze? It cou...
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8 Back Health Tips for Working from Home
8 Back Health Tips for Working from Home
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, have you recently found yourself working from home? Many of us sudd...
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5 Reasons to Consider Minimally Invasive Back Surgery
5 Reasons to Consider Minimally Invasive Back Surgery
If you’re dealing with chronic back pain, you probably remember the first day it hit. At this poin...
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Are There Any Scoliosis Treatments?
Are There Any Scoliosis Treatments?
What Causes Scoliosis A normal, healthy spine has some curvature to it. These gentle curves, which ...
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6 of the Best Sciatica Pain Relief Treatments
6 of the Best Sciatica Pain Relief Treatments
You may be thinking to yourself, “It feels like a knife slicing down my leg,” or “It’s the ...
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Is Degenerative Disc Disease treatable?
Is Degenerative Disc Disease treatable?
“Degenerative disc disease” (DDD) is, admittedly, a scary term. No one wants to hear that they h...
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