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Get Aligned with Posture for Life

By |2022-11-08T12:36:30-05:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Good posture can keep you looking and feeling more youthful than any anti-aging serum. But the benefits are more than skin deep. Proper posture can help: Prevent or reverse kyphosis (the rounding of the upper back) Relieve back/neck pain and stiffness Prevent bone loss Improve balance and reduce falls [...]

Spine Surgery Helps Student Resume Her Studies, and Her Life

By |2022-11-08T12:31:56-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , |

Last summer, Lindsay Peters was preparing to enter the final year of her doctorate of physical therapy program at Stony Brook University when she was stricken with severe back pain. The pain was in the same area where she had surgery for a herniated disc in early 2015, but [...]

Staying Ahead of the Curve for Adolescent Spine Treatment

By |2022-11-14T12:50:57-05:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

When an adolescent is diagnosed with scoliosis, the condition may worsen as they grow, so early screening and treatment can be crucial. But the good news for adolescents: treatment options for scoliosis are no longer limited to surgery or braces. How is Scoliosis Diagnosed? Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis develops without [...]


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