Category Archives: Spine Health

An Overview of 6 Common Bone Diseases

The human body is made up of more than 200 bones and hundreds of supporting joints and soft tissues. All of these structures, especially ones that are part of the spine, can be affected by various diseases. Some are genetic and not entirely preventable, while others can be prevented by paying attention to things like […]

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5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Spine

Affecting about 30 million people in the United States, back pain is something most people are familiar with on a personal level. Even if you’re not presently affected by back pain, you can still celebrate this year’s World Spine Day on October 16th by doing something productive for your back. Santa Monica spine surgery professionals […]

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Smoking and Your Spine

More than 4,000 chemicals are found in cigarette smoke, with the most potent being nicotine. If you’re one of 40 million or so adults in the United States who smoke cigarettes on a regular basis, a reduction in back pain could provide an added incentive to give up the habit according to board-certified Los Angeles […]

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