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Category Archives: Spine

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Exploring the 4 Most Common Causes of Lumbar Herniated Disc

You know the drill. You wake up, and as you try to get up, you are immediately greeted by a laser-sharp arrow of pain that shoots down your lower back. Another day with your lumbar herniated disc. Carefree movements, with twists and turns focused only on the destination, have become arduous journeys of careful steps, each […]


Understanding Osteoarthritis and Disc Herniations — And How To Address Them

Many people take their spine for granted, but this remarkable structure is so important for daily life. However, it’s not immune to wear and tear, leading to various conditions that can impact our ability to function, both professionally and personally. Read on to learn more about the following spinal issues common to many patients: osteoarthritis, […]

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What you need to know about herniated discs

We all get back pain from time to time, but how do you know when it needs more attention? Herniated discs are a common reason for back and leg pain. Here is what you need to know about herniated discs and what you should do about them. What are herniated discs? The bones or vertebrae […]

4 Tips for a Healthy Back

Keeping your back in tip-top shape is key in preventing back and spine issues further along the line. Here are four tips for keeping your back healthy. Keep active Exercise is key. Working out for at least 30 minutes, three times a week is a good goal. In addition to regular exercise, it’s important to […]

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Causes of Spine Injuries

You’ve heard about people getting a severe spine injury that paralyzes them and changes their life forever. Although spine injuries can be very serious, there are some spine injuries that aren’t as life changing. Luckily, our orthopedic specialists at Redwood Orthopaedic Associates have seen it all. To help you better understand spine injuries, we have […]

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