The Center for Spine and Orthopedics is thrilled to introduce the newest member of our team, Dr. Lucas Schnell! Dr. Schnell received his Bachelor of Science from Dakota State University, and proceeded to attend Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences before completing an internship and an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center. […]
Experts say that up to 80% of the population suffers from back pain, which explains why it’s one of the leading causes off disability worldwide. The causes of back pain are varied, but daily habits people adopt can aggravate muscles and nerves. If you’d like to get rid of back pains, giving up or changing […]
Upon awakening, one may sit to have coffee or breakfast before sitting to drive to work. When arriving at work the corporate employee will often sit at a desk or in meetings until lunch. Lunch involves more sitting, before sitting at the desk to finish the workday. Then of course there is the commute home […]
While an active, healthy lifestyle is a trend enveloping many across the country, other still tend to gravitate to a more sedentary lifestyle, whether intentional or otherwise. If you find yourself ridden with back pain or find your posture suffering from spending hours sitting at a desk or hunched over a mobile device, try out this exercise to help strengthen your back, better your posture, and ultimately alleviate the pain in your neck and back.
Most of us get back pain at some point in our lives. One surprisingly simple strategy can go a long way to alleviating back pain: Paying attention to your posture. Harvard Medical School gives these imagery and exercise tips to improve your posture: Imagery: Think of a straight line passing through your body from ceiling […]