How to Manage Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can make the ordinary tasks of daily living extraordinarily difficult. It can take away your ability to work, enjoy life and be active. It's a problem that can overwhelm your life, causing fatigue, anxiety and depression. But there are steps you can take to manage chronic pain.
Protect Your Back While Shoveling Snow
Here are some tips to avoid neck and back injury while shoveling snow this winter.
Reducing Inflammation for a Healthy Spine
Inflammation gets a pretty bad rap because typically when we think of inflammation we associate it with pain. But did you know that inflammation is actually a critical process in our body’s immune system?
What is Degenerative Disc Disease?
Degenerative disc disease can be painful, but it is treatable. That's where Twin Cities Spine Center comes in.
How to Prevent Low Back Pain
There are a variety of steps you can take to prevent low-back pain. Here are a few.
Backpacks should ease your load, not make it worse.
Non-Surgical Options for Back Pain
If you have a persistent spine problem, it is recommended that you follow-up with a medical provider who can evaluate your condition and come up with a plan. However, most spine conditions are well managed non-surgically.
Gardening Guidelines for a Healthy Back
Taking care of your back does not mean you need to cross gardening off your list. Nurse Practitioner Aimee LaMere shares how you can still enjoy gardening by using these 5 strategies to minimize back injury.
Avoid Running Related Back Pain
Running is a common activity that many use to keep physically fit and maintain cardiovascular health. Check out these 5 tips to avoid developing running-related back pain.
Tips to Reduce Golf Related Back Pain
Back pain in golfers is a common problem. Physician Assistant Cate Pandiscio explains how you can prevent many injuries by following these tips.
The Mechanics of Yard Work
Physician Assistant Rebecca Pelkola shares some tips for keeping your back safe while cleaning up your yard this spring.
Spring Cleaning Tips
Physician Assistant Rebecca Pelkola shares some tips to protect your back while you freshen up your home!
Smoking and Back Pain
Can smoking contribute to your back pain?
Tips for Reducing Sciatica Pain
Have you had pain that’s radiating into your leg? You may be experiencing sciatica.
Working Safely from Home
Since working from home is not going away anytime soon, it is important to be mindful of the places in which you work and how they affect your posture.
Walking Safely on Ice
Winter is now in full force here in Minnesota and with a season that seems to dominate much of our yearly calendar, it does offer many outdoor activities. Unfortunately, there comes another obstacle with these activities and that obstacle is the slippery and sneaky ice.
Protecting Your Back While Decorating for the Holidays
Does the thought of decorating for the holidays make your back start to ache? You are not being dramatic – the heavy lifting, twisting and bending can be very hard on your back!