Winter can really put a crimp in many people’s fitness regimen. Combined with holiday foods and sweets and the mammal’s seeming compulsion to add some layers of fat for the season, winter inactivity can have an adverse effect on a person’s health, and is very likely to make an ordeal out of the work of resuming sports, fitness and outdoor activity when the calendar turns back toward spring.
Now that it's Summer and the weather is warming up, lots of people are thinking about changing their routine: shaking up their wellness, setting new well-being objectives, or perhaps simply shaping up for shorts-and-bathing-suit weather.
A foraminotomy is a surgical procedure performed to relieve pressure on spinal nerves as they exit the spine through an opening known as the foramen.
Sciatica is a condition that occurs when nerve roots are compressed or irritated in the area of the spine located in the lower back. This condition is also called lumbar radiculopathy.
A great way to welcome hot Summer weather, this savory pork roast goes great with mashed potatoes or baked sweet potatoes, and snap beans or asparagus.
The elbow joint undergoes a lot of stress when throwing motions are repeated without alloting the proper time for healing and rest.
Are you wondering if you’re doing more harm than good when you crack your back? If so, you’re not alone. Thousands, if not millions, of people routinely ask themselves or their health care providers the same question.
Vertebral discs separate the vertebrae in your spine, acting as shock absorbers for the spinal column by providing a cushion between the vertebrae.
Surgeons usually use one of two ways to approach the spine: from the anterior, or front, or from the posterior, or back. Surgeons use the anterior approach when the operation is performed through the chest wall. In the posterior approach, the spine is reached through the patient's back.
Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder that adversely affects the shape of the spine (backbone). A scoliotic spine (when viewed from behind) will not be straight and may instead look like the letter "C" or "S", due to a side-to-side (right-to-left) curvature.