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Spine and back problems can be debilitating and effect a person’s daily life. Some back problems are curable through rehabilitation, while others are chronic. Injuries to the spine and back are often serious and require extensive rehabilitation.

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By Michael Conti Mica, MD
The holiday season can bring fun times with family and friends – but certain festivities can bring back and spine pain as well. This winter, be aware of these potential pain triggers so you can avoid back discomfort and enjoy yourself throughout the season.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Spine & Back Problems

By Michael Conti Mica, MD
No matter your age – whether you’re young or still young at heart – one health matter everyone should be aware of is the impact aging has on the spine. This article will explain the most important factors that can impact your spinal health and provide you with some tips to help keep your golden years as shiny as possible.
Topics and Subtopics: Senior's Health & Spine & Back Problems

By Matthew Bueche, MD
Technology is everywhere – smartphones, tablets, laptops, video games – and kids, especially teens, are using these devices more than ever. In fact, a recent survey found that 45 percent of teens (13-17) report that they’re online almost constantly, while an additional 44 percent report they’re online several times a day. That’s a tremendous amount of screen time that continues to increase every year. Aside from being annoying to parents, tech usage comes with potential health risks to children.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Spine & Back Problems

By Ashish Patel, MD
Scoliosis is a fairly common spinal condition that affects approximately three percent of the U.S. population. For most it’s not cause for concern, but for a small number of people the curve does get worse and requires medical intervention. This article outlines the top five things you should know about scoliosis.
Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Whether it’s a backpack, purse or briefcase, the bag you carry around can impact the way you feel at the end of the day. Over packing your bag, carrying a bag that is too big or heavy for you or carrying it exclusively on one side can leave you in pain and at risk for a more serious injury. Learn how to prevent your bag from becoming a pain in the neck!

By DuPage Medical Group Fracture Liaison Service
Outsmart osteoporosis with simple lifestyle changes.
Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

By Lena Shahbandar, MD
Is persistent spine pain holding you back from your usual activities? The Spine Center of DuPage Medical Group has outlined several lifestyle changes you can make now to take control of your low back pain.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
With a few simple modifications, you can truly multitask at work. Read on for tips to increase strength, endurance and flexibility while working at your computer.

By Dr. Julio Gonzalez
Are you ready for the next snowfall? Check out DMG’s safe snow removal infographic to prepare yourself before you head out in the cold to clear your driveway.
Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

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