There are additional things that you can do to alleviate stress and strain on your back and neck.
If you have to sit for an extended period of time, you should attempt to move around every 20 minutes. Also, any additional support that you can provide to your back will be helpful – this can be as easy as a rolled up towel or magazine placed at the base of your back.
If possible, do not bend from the waist.
Recreational Dos & Don'ts
Remember that anytime you begin an activity – stretch your muscles beforehand and always stop your activity if any pain arises.
Click here for narrated videos of spine surgeries, procedures and what causes various symptoms. Click here to see medical illustrations that help you understand back and neck problems. Click here to see an exercise library that has special stretches that can relieve pain symptoms.
Our spine Internet site acts as on-line spine encyclopedia. In addition, as a free community service, Spine Group Beverly Hills mails out Home Remedy Books on a limited basis to residents in Southern California. Click here to learn more.
We understand that traveling with a back problem can be difficult and unsettling. That’s why we enable you to set up a telephone consultation with Spine Group Beverly HIlls in advance, to determine if a trip would be worthwhile. Because this involves significant time for our practice to receive your information and diagnostics, and for Dr. Regan to review your case in advance of your call, there is a fee for this consultation. Click here to learn more.
The vast majority of back problems improve on their own or with nonsurgical treatment. There are a few warning signs, however, that may indicate serious spinal problems. If you experience any of these symptoms, seek medical attention immediately. Click here to learn more.