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    • 11 Ways to Indulge Your Spine

      We have eleven ideas to help you indulge your spine to ensure you are doing everything you can to maintain or improve this incredibly intricate and important part of your body. Continue reading Continue reading


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    • Lower Back Strain Video

      Lower back strain is caused by damage to the muscles and ligaments of the back. Learn about muscle anatomy and the symptoms of lower back strain.

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      Lower back strain is acute pain caused by damage to the muscles and lig… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • How a High-Protein Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight
      How a High-Protein Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight  Blog Post

      Most Americans get 10 to 15 grams of protein at breakfast, but 30 grams may be the magic number to keep your appetite in check throughout the day and prevent weight gain. New research presented at the Obesity Society’s annual meeting found that women who ate a protein-packed breakfast (30 grams from eggs and sausage) felt more satisfied and ate about 100 calories less at lunch compared to those who ate a low-protein pancake breakfast. A high-protein morning meal also quelled evening snacking (by about 135 calories) in a small study of teenagers.


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    • Understanding Different Types of Back Pain

      As you probably already know through personal experience, back pain can be very complex and difficult to accurately diagnosis and treat. There are myriad causes and contributing factors, and a wide range of possible back pain treatments that may or may… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • 5 Tips to Appeal an Insurance Denial for Spine Surgery

      If your insurance company denies a spine surgery that you and your physician feel is necessary, there are steps you can take to submit a strong appeal. Continue reading Continue reading


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    • Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit’s Benefits
      Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit's Benefits Blog Post

      Sweet cherries are here, and because most are grown along the lengthy West Coast the season lasts from mid-May in California to the end of the harvest in Washington in August. Intensely flavorful and juicy, cherries are not a hard sell. But their long list of powerful nutrients seals the deal: they’re rich in anthocyanins (potent antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties) and boast plenty of blood-pressure-reducing potassium. They often grow in pairs, because multiple flowers bloom from a single bud and when they fruit, the cherries stay together.


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    • 6 Simple Yet Important Back Care Reminders

      As you probably already know, the causes and treatment options for back pain are remarkably complicated. In some cases, the specifics about seemingly complex spine conditions and surgical treatments can be enough to make the head spin.

      In such situat… Continue reading Continue reading


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