Can a Change in Your Daily Habits Prevent a Bulging Disc?

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When we think of spraining ligaments or joints we usually think of the ankle or wrist. However, most neck and back pain is actually a sign of a sprain injury to one or more spinal discs.

Whether this occurs from an injury or trauma, the result is weakness in the disc’s annular fibers, causing it to bulge or herniate.

Most often, people feel this pain as stiffness or achiness and dismiss it as muscular. However, most of the time the pain you feel in these cases isn’t due to muscle soreness.

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Managing Everyday Back Pain

Did you know back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work? It’s also a leading cause of disability worldwide. Back pain can be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term). It can either feel like a sudden, sharp pain, or a dull, constant ache. While acute back pain…Continue Reading

Spend Less Time Recovering from Injuries

Spring is underway, and with warmer weather comes more time spent outdoors running, hiking, cycling, or starting a landscaping project. These activities are great ways to spend more time with family and get some fresh air, but they also come with risk of injury. Whether you’ve pulled a muscle or done more damage, being laid…Continue Reading

Headache Pain Relief: How to Find Help

According to the World Health Organization, roughly 50% of the global population is affected by headaches and headache type disorders. Among these individuals, 30% reported migraines. Additionally, headaches that last 15 days or more per month affect 1.7-4% of the world’s adult population. Do you suffer from headaches or migraines? Does the pain keep you…Continue Reading