Approximately 75% of women who are pregnant will experience back pain at some point before their baby arrives. Inevitable weight gain and change in body shape combined with ligament laxity can lead to prenatal back pain. Gentle stretching and strengthening exercises to target the back, leg and abdominal muscles can help prevent or ease pain.…Details
You’ve got a hot bike with front suspension, grip shift, cantilever breaks and a slick helmet, so why do you still get backache after every ride? While out cycling, you’re probably overextending the angle between your pelvis and the lower end of your spinal column, along with 70 per cent of all cyclists, according to…Details
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!