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August 22, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 7: Timing Your Exercises for Optimal Spine Health

When it comes to exercise timing, there are specific considerations for optimal spine health. Dr. Michael Geraci shares valuable insights to help you make informed decisions about when to engage in different activities.

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August 15, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 6: Weight Lifting Safely

Weightlifting can be a fantastic way to strengthen your body, but it's essential to do it safely. Using proper weightlifting techniques helps to protect your back and minimize the risk of injury.

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August 8, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 5: Getting Back into Running

If you're eager to return to running after experiencing low back pain, it's crucial to approach it cautiously. You shouldn’t just restart where you left off—instead, you should implement a gradual and strategic transition to running to …

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August 1, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 4: Walking for a Healthy Spine

Walking is not only an enjoyable activity but also an excellent way to maintain a healthy spine. Walking for just 30 minutes, five or more days a week promotes spine health and overall well-being.

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July 25, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 3: Supporting Your Spine

Maintaining a neutral spine position is crucial for reducing the chance of disc bulges or herniation. Dr. Geraci recommends the use of lumbar supports to achieve this optimal alignment, whether you're sitting at home, work, or in a vehicle.

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July 18, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 2: Minimize Prolonged Sitting

Sitting for prolonged periods can be detrimental to your spine health. Taking a break from sitting can help you protect your spine and reduce the risk of injury. Small but valuable changes like this can go a long way in maintaining a healthy back.

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July 11, 2023

Low Back Pain Prevention Part 1: Effective Exercises

There are a number of simple yet effective exercises that can help reduce or eliminate symptoms of low back pain and help you take proactive steps to prevent future episodes of low back pain.

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