How to relieve upper back pain on your own and with PT’s help

May 15th, 2023

People can experience pain in any part of their spine, where the curves are separated into three main segments: cervical, thoracic and lumbar. The thoracic region is the largest one, as it has 12 vertebrae and is referred to as the upper or middle back. The cervical curve is the neck and has seven vertebrae.

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Spine Care

5 spine care steps you can take in PT

May 2nd, 2022

If you experience persistent back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re one of the 16 million adults who report that their chronic back pain has limited their ability to enjoy many everyday activities. With back pain being such a common complaint, it might be surprising to learn that many people don’t think about spine

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How Long for Herniated Disc to Heal Without Surgery

Four factors that can affect how long herniated discs take to heal without surgery

March 4th, 2021

A herniated disc is a troubling issue. It occurs when one of the discs between your vertebrae is damaged. Damage to the disc’s outer covering allows its inner material to poke out, or herniate. How long such an injury can take to heal without surgery can be different from person to person.  However, it’s common

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