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Back Pain Exercises and Dietary Tips to Help You Lose Weight and Alleviate the Stress on Your Spine

November 12, 2013
Back Pain Exercises and Dietary Tips to Help You Lose Weight and Alleviate the Stress on Your Spine

Imagine your spine. Now imagine your spine with complete freedom to move, bend, and stretch inside your healthy, flexible body. But if you add extra weight to the upper part of your body, your spine will begin to feel the pressure of the poundage. Gaining weight will make it difficult for a spine to move freely because the extra weight compresses on the vertebrae of a spine, which can ultimately lead to chronic back problems.

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Understanding the Anatomy of a herniated disc and the symptoms associated with it

September 17, 2013
Understanding the Anatomy of a herniated disc and the symptoms associated with it

It is important to know what a vertebral vertebral disc is to fully understand what occurs when it herniates. Simplified to a degree, a vertebral disc is located between each pair of vertebrae in your spinal column. It is made up of a soft gel-like substance surrounded by a tough exterior shell known as the annulus. This disc acts as a shock absorber, while also providing mobility in our spine.

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Understanding Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc

August 13, 2013

Before discussing the types of pain you may feel as a result of a herniated disc, you should understand what a disc herniation is. What is a herniated disc? When a vertebral disc has enough pressure placed on it, either by a traumatic accident, lifting injury, or other natural causes, the inner soft material bulges and pushes through the exterior tough shell of the disc

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