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Desert Spine Institute: Shawn Hermenau, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon & Aesthetic Clinic located in Yuma, AZ
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon & Aesthetic Clinic located in Yuma, AZ
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Daily Activities That Can Damage Your Spinal Cord
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Your spine is crucial for carrying the weight on your body and for much of your body movements. With such an important fixture, it’s important you take proper care of it. Just one pinched nerve can cause incredible pain for weeks or more. Many everyday activities can be harmful to your spine. These include carrying grocery bags home from the store, tying your shoe, carrying a backpack, and more. Learn about each in more detail in the article above.

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It's always good to remember that prevention is better than cure. Screenings and regular check-ups have been proven to increase life expectancy, especially among people between 30 to 49 years old. It's highly beneficial to spread awareness and start young and early; check this list to see what you can do!
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All About Scoliosis
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Scoliosis is when the shape of your spine has an abnormal sideways curvature. It typically has a S or C shaped depending on its curvature. Many people only suffer from a mild case, and it doesn't cause problems, while others can have more extreme cases. Common signs of scoliosis include uneven shoulders, an uneven waist, and one hip higher than the other. Learn about our treatment options on our website.

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Desert Spine Institute serves the residents of Yuma, Arizona and the surrounding community. Shawn Hermenau and the amazing staff at Desert Spine Institute work diligently to ensure that all patients receive the care they need. To learn more about our treatments call us at 928-288-0408 or request an appointment. (http://ow.ly/wz4S30mYzsN
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Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Kids
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Chiropractic care isn't just for adults. It can also be a great treatment option for children as well when they're struggling with issues in their nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Chiropractic care offers kids a gentle, noninvasive, and drug-free environment to treat and prevent many health issues. Research by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) also shows that chiropractic care is not only safe, but also successful for children.

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How to Practice Self-Love This Month
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Practicing self-love can be challenging for anyone. Self-love is about finding happiness in yourself to benefit your overall well-being. To celebrate self-love month, here are some practices to include in your daily routine.

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What Is Pain?
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Almost everybody will experience different kinds of pain in their lifetime. The biggest contributors to pain include spine, muscle and nervous system conditions which impact 80% of adults. Pain can be caused by multiple factors like repetitive strain, overuse, and physical activity injuries. Pain can cause a variety of uncomfortable feelings including stiff and achy feelings across your body, fatigue, muscle twitching, burning feelings, numbness, and more.

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Be Thoughtful About Workplace Safety
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Most people spend a good portion of their day at their workplace. There, they tend to do repeating tasks like sitting at a desk, lifting boxes, driving a car, and more. Many of the injuries that occur in the workplace are caused by repeat tasks, which aren’t good for your body. Of those injuries, 50% were linked to back strains. These workplace injuries can typically be avoided if you are considerate about your environment each day before engaging in the repetitive tasks. Learn more in the article above.

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Exercises To Avoid If You Have Back Pain
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We're sure you've been told that exercise is great for reducing back pain. While this is generally true, there are some exercises that you should specifically avoid if you have a history of back pain. This is because they may put too much pressure on your back making things worse. The exercises to avoid include superman back extensions, sit-ups, and double leg raises.

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Foods For Spinal Health
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If you suffer from constant spine issues or back pain it’s time to take action. Your diet can play a huge role in this process. It’s crucial to choose foods that support your bone help and decrease inflammation in your body. Some of the best food choices to include in your diet are oils and vegetables with anti-inflammatory properties like olive oil, sesame oil, and avocados. Vegetables like spinach and broccoli can also help reduce inflammation in your back.

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Spine Anatomy Video
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Your spine is a very complex fixture of your body. It protects your spinal cord nerves, while also giving you the support to stand up straight. To understand how your spine works and how it relates to back pain, it’s important to have an understanding of spinal anatomy. In this video we take a deeper glance at what your spine looks like and how inflammation can result in back pain.

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