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  • Smartphone Slouching' More Serious Than It Sounds

    The health risks that spring from poor posture while using mobile devices don't concern many Americans, a new survey finds. But maybe it should. Poor posture can lead to health issues such as chronic pain in the back, neck and knees, circulation problems, heartburn and digestive problems, according to researchers from the Orlando Health system in Florida.

    Source: WebMD

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  • Posterior Disc Bulge vs. Herniated Disc

    With so many descriptive terms and glossary items for disc-related problems, it's easy to get overwhelmed when researching your diagnosis. We'll distinguish between two common intervertebral disc conditions: the bulging disc and the herniated disc.

    Source: Verywell Health

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  • Free Fragment (Sequestered Disc) Treatment

    A free fragment, also known as a sequestered disc, is one type of herniated disc in which a piece breaks off from the main structure. Once separated, the detached fragment can, and often does, move up or down, causing symptoms or repercussions at an entirely different level of the spine.

    Source: Verywell Health

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  • An Overview of Spinal Cord Compression

    Spinal cord compression—also called cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)— is caused by any condition that puts pressure on the spinal cord.

    Source: Verywell Health

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  • Tips for Preventing Degenerative Disc Disease

    As the name suggests, degenerative disc disease is (mostly) an age-related process that goes on in your spine in which the shock-absorbing cushion located between adjacent spinal vertebrae (bones) deteriorates.

    Source: Verywell Health

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