HEALTHY + ACTIVE Magazine: Spine Edition
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About the Magazine
HEALTHY + ACTIVE is designed and written by the team of spine specialists at Summit Orthopedics to provide everyday tips, tools, and expert advice to help you in your journey to live a healthier, more active lifestyle. Each edition has a different focus such as arthritis, sports medicine, or in this case spine. We hope you enjoy reading! In this edition, you will find information on:
- Healthy eating
- Choosing the right pillow
- Proper lifting techniques
- Self care tips
- Walking to better spine health
- Finding the right walking shoe
- Tips to fight “text neck”
- Travel tips to protect your back
- Heat vs. ice
- Information on minimally invasive spine surgery & disc replacement surgery
- Exercises for a healthy spine
Additional resources for you
- Discover Summit’s comprehensive spine care services
- Find even more helpful tips, articles, and videos on neck and back health
- Take a free risk assessment to learn more about the health of your back, neck, and spine
Dr. Choi explains how spinal cord stimulation works to relieve chronic back pain.
At Summit, injections are one of the conservative treatments offered for back pain. Dr. Santos explains how injections can be used to diagnose, as well as treat, a painful back condition.
Exercise is one of the best preventative measures we can take to maintain good health. Generally, exercise increases physical strength and improves longevity. Specific exercises can also address and improve many types of spine pain.