Having good posture is important at any stage of your life, but if you’re like a lot of people, the pandemic may be putting a little extra strain on your spine than normal. In today’s blog, we want to take a closer look at some of the ways the pandemic may be challenging your posture and how to keep … [Read more...] about 4 Posture Tips During A Pandemic
While the actual spinal operation plays a pivotal role in your quest to fully recover from a back injury, so too does your rehabilitation in the days and weeks that follow. Your surgeon will explain what you need to do to keep your rehab on track, but hopefully, they’ll also touch on some red flags … [Read more...] about 4 Red Flags To Be Aware Of After Spine Surgery
While we don’t typically see the same summer temperatures as the southern United States, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to top 90 or even 100 degrees during July and August. This may not seem so bad if you’re near one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, but if you’re doing something else, like … [Read more...] about Summer Heat & Your Spine
Improving your spine health is important at any age, but how you go about starting and building on an exercise routine is crucial, because if you go about it in the wrong way, problems can develop. In today’s blog, we take a look at some of the ways you can safely develop a spine strengthening … [Read more...] about How To Safely Start A Spine Strengthening Routine
Knowing the risks of any situation can help you make informed choices, and that’s one of the things we strive to do with our blog about spine pain and injuries. If we can help you understand what stresses your spine and how to protect it, we can greatly help to reduce the risk of spine injury. … [Read more...] about The 9 Most Common Risk Factors For Developing Back Pain
As a person with back pain, you want your spine specialist to be able to help rid you of your discomfort. And while we’ll do everything in our power to help you do that, there are also some things we want and expect out of you. A lot of these things are for your benefit, and others just help your … [Read more...] about What Spine Specialists Want Most From Their Patients
Your diet plays a crucial role in your health, and that’s especially true for your spine. And while diet alone won’t keep your spine in perfect shape, eating right can make a big difference in the short- and long-term health of your back. In today’s blog, we explain your diet’s role in your spine … [Read more...] about Eating Your Way To A Healthy Spine
The majority of adults in Minnesota drive every day, so it’s reasonable to wonder when you’ll be able to get back behind the wheel if you’re scheduled to undergo spine surgery. As you might have guessed, there is no specific answer that applies to every type of spine surgery, but there are some … [Read more...] about When Can I Drive After Spine Surgery?