Category Archives: Spine Health

Spinal Osteoarthritis

Originally posted on Be Active Be Healthy:
Doc, I was told that I have arthritis in my neck and lower back. Is it genetic or is it just aging? This is a very common question I hear nearly daily. Some…

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Acetaminophen Ineffective for Arthritis

Over the years, many back pain sufferers have been prescribed one of the most commonly known pain medications – Acetaminophen (i.e. Tylenol ®). According to a systematic review and meta-analysis published by Australian researchers in the British Medical Journal on … Continue reading

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Leg pain? It may be back-related.

“Doc! My leg is hurting me, but my back is ok. Can you help?” I hear this frequently in my practice. Many leg pain can actually be originated from the back with or without experiencing back pain. A proper examination … Continue reading

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Low back exercise at work (seated figure 4)

This video demonstrate a simple exercise that can be done at work or anytime you are sitting. It helps the hips and lower back. It also helps your pelvic alignment. Tips to this exercise Keep your back straight when you … Continue reading

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Towel Molding Exercise for Upper Back and Mid Back.

This video demonstrates how to increase the upper back flexibility by using a towel. This exercise is suited for someone with a very stiff upper back. Caution: If you experience discomfort during this exercise, you can decrease the duration and … Continue reading

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Towel Molding Exercise for Neck and Lower Back

This video demonstrates how to perform neck and lower back towel molding exercise. The towel molding exercise supports the normal curvatures in the neck (cervical) and lower back (lumbar). Caution: If you experience discomfort during this exercise, you can decrease … Continue reading

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