Back and Neck Care
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Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression

A Workable Guide to Back and Neck Care
Back and Neck Basics
A healthy spine supports the body and a healthy neck supports the head, allowing you to move freely and without pain.
Keeping Your Back Healthy
You can keep your back in good shape through regular exercise, weight management and proper lifting techniques.
Dealing With Back Pain
Back pain can range from dull to severe, but most cases of back pain go away on their own.
Preventing, Treating Neck Pain
Even if your neck pain is caused by an injury or a worsening condition, you can take steps to provide relief.
Back Pain and Pregnancy
As your body prepares for childbirth, hormones cause pelvic muscles, ligaments and joints to loosen. This can lead to pain.
Know Your Risks

Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who suffer a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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