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  • What to know about having a thrown out back

    A person may throw out their back due to a muscle strain or spasm, or a slipped or ruptured disk. This injury, which causes pain in the lower back, might happen during physical activity, such as lifting a heavy object or twisting suddenly.

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  • Do you have sports-related back pain? Know when to call a doctor

    Whenever you step out onto the playing field or into the gym, you run the risk of suffering some sort of injury. Back injuries are among the most common, whether you’re a committed and competitive athlete or a weekend warrior.

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  • Diagnosis and treatment for ankylosing spondylitis

    Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic pain in the joints, usually starting in the back and buttocks. No single test can diagnose ankylosing spondylitis (AS), but a range of questions and techniques can help confirm or rule out a diagnosis.

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  • How to Keep Your Spine Happy While Working – or Learning – at Home

    Whether you're the parent of a young student who is learning remotely this fall or a student yourself – or you're working from home – understanding ways to minimize your spine injury risk is essential.

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  • Causes and Treatment of Swayback Posture

    Swayback posture is a particular type of poor posture that often leads to lower back pain. People who exhibit swayback posture have exaggerated curves in their spine, forward-tilting hips, and the appearance of leaning back when standing.

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