Good posture is essential to good spine health This is defined as ears aligned with shoulders and shoulder blades, retracted. In proper alignment, spinal stress is diminished. It is the most efficient position to achieve the best posture possible. Deep belly breathing Place your hands on your abdominal area and feel your belly move as…Details
Air travel can be a real workout. Seats are often unsupportive and rarely fit you well. On some flights, you may not be able to get up and move around. And usually before the flight, you have to stand around or sit for extended periods of time. Feeling stiff, sore or achy either during a flight or…Details
The Center for Spinal Disorders will be closed on both Thursday, July 4th, and Friday, July 5th in honor of Independence Day. We will resume regular operating hours on Monday, July 8th. Additionally, we are now offering a $30 discounted special on sports physicals! For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us today!Details
In what little free time he has outside the realm of medicine, Dr. Michael E. Janssen participates in an array of extreme sports, including offshore powerboat racing, back country snowmobiling, master scuba diving, cross country bike tours, and more! Check out his latest video covering his interest in offshore powerboats!
Have you ever considered changing your sleep habits to relieve lower back pain, neck pain or other general aches and pains? If not, it is time you did. Your sleep position and pillow choice could be the very culprit to your daily discomfort. If you follow these next 4 tips you could put an…Details
Long, hot summer days bring out the weekend warrior in many of us with weekends spent playing tennis, golf, volleyball, or surfing, and weekdays spent recovering from an aching back. Ouch! Many people don’t realize the importance of the spine in the well-being of their entire body until something hurts. Actually, pain in the back…Details