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What Should I Do If I Have Back Pain After A Car Accident?

on Mar 15, 2022 12:46:42 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
Car accidents are never expected. They often occur at the worst times, and accident victims never feel right after the impact of a motor vehicle accident. Sometimes injury symptoms are delayed, while other times the impact is hard enough that you feel it instantly. One of the most common symptoms after an auto accident is back pain. Back pain, like other soft tissue injuries, is very common. However, back pain or a spinal injury does not have to de-rail your entire life.  In the article below, we will discuss what you should do if you notice back pain after a car wreck.
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Immediate Relief For Your Back Pain

on Jul 6, 2020 10:47:32 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | back pain
If you've been lucky enough not to suffer from some back pain, the odds aren't in your favor.   Almost everyone is going to suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.   Luckily most cases of back pain will go away on their own.   Most medical experts also agree that most back pain is caused by lifestyle.     Too much stress, poor posture, bad sleeping habits, and poor ergonomics in the workplace are the significant causes of back pain outside of a direct injury.    Believe it or not, that's good news.   That means that most back pain isn't severe, and it can be treated conservatively.   You can do things by yourself to ease your pain and prevent future problems with back pain.   We'll go over a few of those things in the article below.  
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Can Your Diet Prevent Back Pain?

on Mar 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
Is your diet contributing to your back pain? It could be.    Many foods have been shown to reduce (or increase) inflammation, a known cause for back pain.    So when you have back pain, changing your diet may help you avoid it.   Inflammation will run rampant through your body if it's left unchecked, causing all kinds of problems, including low-back pain.   That's why creating an anti-inflammatory diet with foods that help you maintain proper nutrition is essential to managing back pain.   If you're prone to back pain, consider the diet tips in the article below.  
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How To Exercise Your Back

on Mar 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
If you think treating back pain means going to bed or taking it easy, you couldn't be more wrong.    Most acute back pain resolves within a few weeks with home treatment, and bed rest is typically not recommended.   Exercise is one of the best ways to get rid of back pain and keep it from returning. There is an exercise for almost anyone with back pain.    Some people even begin to exercise the day after back surgery.    But there are some types of workouts for back pain that are more beneficial than others.   In the article below, we will take an in-depth look at exercising for back pain.
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How Your Sleeping Position Affects Your Back Pain

on Dec 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | back pain
How Your Sleeping Position Affects Your Back Pain The position we sleep in impacts how well-rested we are and how well our back is supported at night. Not only can back pain get in the way of a good night's rest, but poor sleeping posture can make existing back pain even worse.
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How Yoga Can Help Back Pain

on Nov 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
Have you tried everything that medicine has to offer for your back pain, but you are still hurting? Are you still looking for an alternative treatment that will finally help ease the pain you deal with every day? Yoga might be that alternative. You might have a family member that has been urging you to try yoga, claiming it worked miracles for their low back pain. They promise that if you do yoga every day, you will work out all of the kinks that have been causing the discomfort in your back. They are on the right track with that line of thinking. If you are suffering from back or neck pain, though, it is good to have some baseline knowledge to ensure you stay safe during your yoga practice. If you jump in before you really understand what you are doing, you are at risk of throwing your back out or injuring it even more. But if you approach yoga armed with the information you need to make good decisions, you will be able to do what is right for your back and tailor a program to fit your needs. In the article below, we will talk about how you can get started with a yoga program that will help rid you of your back pain.
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What It Means To Throw Out Your Back

on Nov 12, 2019 11:45:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | back pain
Have you ever felt a sharp, shooting pain in your lower back? Maybe you were picking up something at work. Perhaps you were picking up your child. Or maybe you have no idea what happened, but you can't move without pain in your lower back anymore. You threw out your back. If you tell anyone you come across, they'll know exactly what you mean. But what does it actually mean? It means you have an acute onset of low back pain just below the ribs and above your pelvis. The most likely thing that happens is a muscle strain, although it could be a bulging disk or herniation. For the most part, throwing out your back is typically a temporary issue that will go away on its own over time. There are things you can do to speed up your recovery and keep it from happening again. In the article below, we will tell you everything you should know about throwing out your back.  
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What Is The Relationship Between Back Pain And Disuse Syndrome?

on Oct 8, 2019 11:10:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | back pain
We spend a lot of time sitting. In our cars, at our desks, at the dinner table, and on our couch. If you have a desk job, you're sitting for nearly eight hours every day, about 40 hours a week. Then you get home, sit at the dinner table, and then finally collapse on the couch. That's a lot of time spent sitting around. And, it's becoming more and more evident that it's not very good for us. It can cause or aid in the development of several diseases, including obesity and diabetes, and it can cause or exacerbate back pain. The term given to this level of inactivity is "Disuse Syndrome." In the article below, we'll take a look at the relationship between disuse syndrome and back pain.
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How To Create A Spine Friendly Work Space

on Sep 30, 2019 11:48:53 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | back pain
When we think of the things that could potentially threaten our lives, we rarely think of our desk chair. However, according to many researchers, your desk chair is actually one of the biggest potential threats to your health. Research has shown that you can reduce your chances of cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and back pain, all with one very simple lifestyle change: sit less. Okay, maybe it's not so simple. Many people spend an enormous amount of time sitting at a desk all day. According to the CDC, one in four adults in the United States sits for more than eight hours every day, and most of that is due to their job. So what do you do if you have to sit at your desk for your job? You obviously can't just up and quit. In the article below, we will go over some tips so you can improve your workspace and promote a healthier spine.
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Ten Simple Exercises To Strengthen Your Back And Relieve Your Pain

on Sep 23, 2019 11:58:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | back pain
Image Credit PTPioneer We've all had back pain. If you've been on this earth long enough, all of us will experience that familiar nagging twinge at some point. It's painful, uncomfortable, frustrating, and can be downright miserable, but it's become a part of life. There are only a few things we can do when it happens. Take medicine to ease the pain, visit a chiropractor, and wait. A chiropractor is a fantastic resource to take advantage of when it comes to all kinds of back pain. They will treat not only your back pain, but they'll treat your entire body. But what can we do between trips to the chiropractor? Is there anything we can do to keep back pain from occurring besides crossing our fingers and hoping for the best? As it turns out, there is. Stretching and the correct exercises will go a long way to strengthen our back, ease our pain, and prevent injuries from reoccurring. For more information about back pain, read the blog on things you should know about back pain. Below is a list of stretches and exercises you can do at home to improve the overall health of your back.
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