Author:

Kamshad Raiszadeh, M.D.


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Mindset

Six Tips for Forming—and Sustaining— Positive Habits

By on March 10th, 2018

Continuing on the theme of positive habits, let’s consider the best ways to ensure you develop habits that stick as you work to become stronger and straighter. The following…


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Mindset

Fundamentals of changing your Habits

By on March 4th, 2018

In previous posts, we discussed the role of bad habits—texting, sitting, sedentary lifestyles, or driving with improper posture—in contributing to the epidemic of back and neck pain. If good…


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Posture

Proper lifting

By on February 25th, 2018
Another quick reminder of proper posture. It is best if you can bend your knees and keep your back straight when you lift. This is not always possible, soeven if you need to bend at the hips to lift, here is a tip for decreasing strain on your back.


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Posture

Text Neck

By on February 25th, 2018

Bending incorrectly does indeed carry consequences. In fact, one of the emerging epidemics in spinal health is “text neck.” The human head weighs about
12 pounds, which doesn’t sound like…


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Posture

Sedentary lifestyles and bad posture can lead to permanent problems

By on February 17th, 2018

Postural problems are very common today. Thanks to the sedentary lifestyles that are now considered “normal” for most people, we spend much of our time with our bodies fixed…