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‘Spinal Discs’

Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Bottom Line:
Not everyone spends their entire week preparing to “play on Sunday.” Our “big game” for the week is more likely to take place in a conference room or on a Zoom call than in a stadium.

Yes, most of us are probably not going to start our professional lives playing in the NFL – or the NBA, NHL, MLB, Premier League, Champions League, etc. (though you never know!).

Instead of lifting weights and working with the coach on a new play, your weekdays may be spent sitting at a desk performing mental jumping jacks for hours at a time. And we can all agree that whether we’re working out or just working, it’s no fun doing it in pain!

Now, you may be wondering why we’re comparing professional athletes to “office” professionals.

Get this.

Research has shown that all the hours we spend sitting at our desks can place more stress on our spines than working out all day long!

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Keeping Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Bottom Line:
No one has time for back pain!

Proactively doing things today to help your spinal discs stay healthy in the future is a smart idea.

Every day, your spinal discs absorb stress related to gravity, your posture, and your movement patterns. Over time, this stress can cause wear and tear to your discs that can become painful.

The good news? There are a few key ways you can keep your discs healthy… starting today!

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How to Strengthen Your Spinal Discs

Bottom Line:
No one wants to deal with back pain. Whether you’re living with pain today or looking to reduce your risk of injury in the future, you may be curious about how you can strengthen your spine.

When it comes to strengthening spinal discs, it’s wise to start with the body’s core — the set of muscles, ligaments, and tendons that support your spinal column and help your spinal discs move.

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Types of Spinal Disc Problems

Bottom Line:
If you’ve ever had a spinal disc problem, you know how painful it can be.

Every movement seems to hurt, and it can feel like you’ll never be back to your old self.

That pain is the body’s way of signaling you to “Pay Attention Inside Now” — it’s a warning sign from your body. It’s your body’s way of letting you know it’s been pushed past its limits.

However, with the proper care and a little time, you can get your life back.

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