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5 Ways Kenosha Residents Can Protect Their Spines

Anyone who has ever, or is currently, suffering from spinal problems knows how painful this can be. Aside from the discomfort, having a weak spine can make you less productive and unable to enjoy...

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5 Common Causes of Back Pain

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? Well, you aren't alone. According to the Global Burden of Disease, back pain is the world's leading cause of worker disability, affecting more than half of the working U.S. adult population in any given year. ...

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Understanding Spinal Bone Spurs and the Benefits of Back Surgery

An osteophyte, or what's more commonly known as a bone spur, is a common and oftentimes painful medical condition that's characterized by the formation of a bony projection on the joints. While bone spurs can form on any joint, they are most...

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Understanding Sciatica and Its Effect on Your Body

  According to the New England Journal of Medicine, nearly half of all Americans will experience problems with their sciatic nerve at some point in their lives—just around 43%. What many of us may not know is that sciatica can affect more than just your lower...

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Understanding and Coping With Degenerative Disk Disease

If you are experiencing chronic back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, 75% of people report back pain at some point in their lives. And as we age, this pain often worsens. One of the primary culprits of back pain in aging...

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4 Tips for Preventing Winter Back Injuries

With winter well under way, snow and ice are starting to make a weekly, if not daily, appearance on our doorsteps, roads, and driveways. As such, it is important to take steps to avoid potential slips, trips, or falls that could result...

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Stenosis & Spondylolisthesis: When to Call a Milwaukee Spine Surgeon

Your back is a vital part of your body, and when it hurts, you’re often left feeling miserable or unable to perform even the most basic day-to-day tasks. Whether your back pain is the result of an injury, a recently developed condition, or something you’ve...

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Understanding Back Pain Caused By Scoliosis

Many Americans suffer from back pain on a daily basis—especially in the lower back. Sometimes, those dealing with back pain shrug it off and assume it's caused by overworking or bad posture, when a more serious condition is the true culprit. Persistent ...

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10 Natural Remedies for Back Pain

Pain in the back can be excruciating. Oftentimes, you can't sit straight, lie down properly, or even take a step outside in the crisp autumn weather without feeling discomfort. If this sounds familiar, you are probably looking for ways to relieve the...

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How to Prepare for Back Surgery: Before, During, and After

Back surgery can take a toll on a person—physically, mentally, and emotionally. To make the best of the situation, it is important that you spend some time preparing for what's to come. You've decided to get back surgery, so it’s likely ...

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