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Nutrition and Stretching Tips to Help Reduce Risk of Back Pain

Nutrition and Preventative Stretching

How They Affect Athletic Performance and Muscle Fatigue It's that time of year again - the weather is getting nicer and people are spending more ...
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How to Warm Up for Sports: The Ultimate Guide

Both youth and adult athletes are at greater risk (for somewhat obvious reasons) for lower back and neck injuries, especially overuse injuries, as the result ...
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Young woman with poor posture using tablet at table indoors at risk of back or neck pain.

The Dangers of Bad Posture

Do you often find yourself slouching in your chair? Do you have a hard time sitting up straight for long periods of time? If so, ...
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10 Relaxing Tips to Decrease Neck and Spine Pain

10 Relaxing Tips to Decrease Neck and Spine Pain: How Often Should You Do These? Chronic back or neck pain can happen to anyone at ...
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How Arthritis Can Cause Neck and Back Pain

Do you have neck pain or back pain? You are not alone. Millions of people suffer from neck and back pain every day. Many times, ...
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How to Relieve a Stiff Neck: Self-Care Tips

If you're one of the many people who suffer from a stiff neck, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to relieve the pain ...
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Be careful when trying a new winter activity

Be careful when trying a new winter activity

Winter comes with a lot of fun activities, but is the season that is most common for back injuries. If you’re going to try ice ...
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Maintain a healthy diet over the winter

Maintain a healthy diet over the winter

Winter makes it easy to cave into those sugary snacks, but you need to keep a healthy diet. Your back may be in pain already ...
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Tight hamstrings

Tight hamstrings

A contributor to back pain that isn’t commonly thought of is tight hamstrings. When your hamstring muscles are tight, your back muscles and joints become ...
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Preventing back pain when ice skating

Preventing back pain when ice skating

The Ice at Canalside will open next week on November 25th which means it’s ice skating season! From beginner to advanced, all ice skaters are ...
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Slipping on ice

Slipping on ice

It’s coming close to the time of year when ice forms. Slipping on ice can cause a herniated disc and/or a sprain/strain. Before walking on ...
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<strong>Lumbar Fusion: Everything You Need to Know</strong>

Lumbar Fusion: Everything You Need to Know

We offer many different surgical services at William Capicotto MD. Lumbar fusion is one of them. Lumbar fusion is a surgical procedure that is used ...
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