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6 Simple Back Care Reminders

Posted on August 11

Get back to the basics of spine health with these 6 simple yet important back care tips:

STAY HYDRATED AND PRACTICE GOOD NUTRITION

Maintaining a healthy diet and staying well -hydrated will optimize blood flow and nutrition to your organs, joints, and spine. Blood transports nutrients and oxygen throughout the body, and it eliminates cellular waste. The discs in our backs are made mostly of water, so staying well hydrated will keep them healthier and more pliable. Ideally, try to drink 8 large glasses of water every day.

Home Exercise Equipment for Low Impact Aerobic Exercise

Posted on August 05

Home exercise equipment can make it easier to start and maintain an aerobic exercise program. Learn which exercise equipment is recommend for low impact aerobic exercise?

Read more at http://www.spine-health.com/wellness/exercise/home-exercise-equipment-low-impact-aerobic-exercise

How Discs Become Painful

Posted on May 20

Each spinal disc is a unique and well-designed structure in the spine. It is strong enough to resist terrific forces in multiple different planes of motion, yet it is still highly mobile and permits motion in multiple directions.

The disc has several functions, including acting as a shock absorber between the boney vertebral bodies.

Omega-3 Fish Oil

Posted on January 22

Perhaps more than any other supplement, there is generally universal agreement between dieticians, nutritionists, allopathetic and alternative providers regarding the health benefits of Omega-3 fish oil. One aspect of this consensus is the prevalence and overabundance of Omega-6 fats in the American diet. Omega-6 fats are prevalent in corn-based products, especially corn oil, but are also found in soybean oil, safflower oil, and sunflower oil.

Appreciating the prevalence of back pain

Posted on January 22

This week’s health tip is about appreciating the prevalence of back pain and the importance of taking care of your spine, just like any other essential organ within the body. Here are some interesting facts about back pain:

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