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7 Tips to Stop Breaking Your Back at Work

Did you know back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work? In fact, it’s the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Often, research shows, work itself can be the cause. Sitting still at a desk day after day can result in serious […]

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The Role of Physical Therapy in Controlling Your Back Pain

April is Occupational Therapy Month, so it makes sense to kick off the month with a quick review of the many benefits of physical therapy when it comes to managing back pain and regaining strength and mobility, especially during the post-surgical period. The idea of occupational physical therapy is to make sure the body is […]

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Back Pain Mythbusting: The Real Scoop on Causes and Treatments

Millions of men and women – and even teens – suffer from back pain, so it’s no wonder there are a lot of misconceptions about what causes it and how to treat it. Here’s a list of some of the most common myths surrounding back and neck pain: • Sit up straight. While good posture […]

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5 Best Lower Back Stretches

At some point, lower back pain affects 80% of Americans. Sitting for too long, which many of us do all day long, puts pressure on our lower backs and that can translate to pain. So what can we do about it? Lower back stretching is an easy, at-home way to ward off pain or even […]

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