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Routine exercise may help prepare muscles for childbirth and prevent or lessen back and pelvic pain commonly experienced during pregnancy.Read More
Finding yourself grabbing your neck and shoulders after a long day at work? Try these physical therapist-approved stretches.Read More
Fluoroscopically-guided steroid injections can be an extremely effective method of treating back pain or joint pain without surgery. Here are some of your most pressing questions about these injections, answered.Read More
Dr. Ciaccia of OrthoCarolina Gastonia performs an epidural steroid injection and explains how it works.Read More
Imagine Dragon’s Dan Reynolds and Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars have given a face to this form of arthritis that most often affects the spine.Read More
Lower back pain is a common ailment. Try these physical therapist-recommended stretches right at your desk chair to help.Read More
Back pain typically isn’t something to stress about ― but there are a few specific circumstances in which you might want to, well, watch your back.Read More
Todd Chapman, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Spine Center, discusses the philosophies and technologies that will shape his practice for many years to come.Read More
Sacroiliac joint syndrome, or SI joint syndrome, is a frequent culprit of low back pain, and may also create pain in the buttock region, groin and lower extremities.Read More
Aric Almirola knew immediately following his horrendous crash at Kansas Speedway that he had a spinal injury, but the NASCAR driver said Friday he didn’t realize the severity of his broken back until he talked with doctors and learned he would be sidelined for eight to twelve weeks.Read More
Back pain has been a hot topic in recent years and will affect many people at some point in their lives. These positions may help decrease your symptoms to a manageable level to assist with you getting back to the activities you love.Read More
Liberia is one of the five poorest nations on the planet. Years of civil wars there have left life difficult for many of its citizens, many of whom lost family members and still live in poverty. Several years ago, one of its most beloved Christian ministry leaders Oretha Joe began dealing with an increasing pain in her back that made even standing difficult.