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Glossary of Spinal Terms

If you’re suffering through back pain, it may help to know the names of certain body parts and spinal conditions. Here’s a list of some spinal terminology worth knowing.

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Common Back Pain Myths

”Why does my back hurt?” If you find yourself asking this often, you’ve probably also done your share of reading on the issue. There’s a wealth of information online about back pain, but conflicting answers can sometimes make it hard to discern the truth.

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San Antonio Heat, Your Spine, and Back Pain

Texas summers are intense and this year is no exception. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the San Antonio, Texas area and it may not be the last one this summer.

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Keep Your Spine Healthy As You Age

How our bodies age depends on a wide amount of factors, including our genetics and lifestyle choices. This is certainly true for the spine, which is usually the most affected by age, losing its thickness and elasticity as the years go by and causing issues with day-to-day activities.

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Should I Start High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an effective way of completing a workout in less time by alternating between high-intensity and low-intensity exercises. Usually these workouts can be completed in 30 minutes or less, making them a great choice for those who wish to stay active.

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Causes of Stiff Neck

Neck pain is a common yet frustrating issue. When you have a stiff neck, even the slightest head movements can be painful. The pain usually improves gradually on its own, but it may come back multiple times. If you have recurring neck pain or stiffness, it’s important to figure out the cause, which will help you prevent it from happening again.

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Guide to Tension Headaches

When you have a headache, it might be difficult to know which type of headache from which you are suffering. Getting treatment for your headaches will help you know what type of headache you have and get relief from the symptoms. When you have a severe headache, you might think that you have a migraine, but tension headaches are actually more common than migraines.