Blog Posts in August, 2017

Can Smoking Contribute to Back Problems?

If you’re like many people, then you know that tobacco use increases your risk of stroke, lung disease, and cancer. However, you may be surprised to hear that smoking can damage your spine. If ...
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Familiarize Yourself with Your Spinal Discs

Spinal discs are shock-absorbing cushions that sit between the bones of the spine, and herniated discs are a common problem that can cause discomfort and weakness. If you’re dealing with back ...
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Why Is Thoracic Spinal Stenosis Uncommon?

Aging correlates with changes in the spine, many of which are caused by the degeneration of ligaments, vertebrae, and spinal discs. These developments may lead to a condition called spinal stenosis, ...
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