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Back Pain Stretches
Taking a few minutes every day to stretch can go a long way with back, neck, and spine issues. Warming up your muscles is important in helping reduce soreness, lessens your risk of injury and helps you to stay limber and flexible. Stretching primes your nervous system; prepare your muscles for movement and activities; increases...
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How Can I Prevent Low Back Pain When Golfing?
As golf’s popularity surges, the median age of golfers hitting green are people mid-50s. For golfers in that age bracket and above, age-related wear within the spine will only increase with each passing year. That said, it’s becoming more important for not just senior golfers, but all players, to maintain the health of their back...
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Drink up: How Dehydration Fuels Back Pain
Water is essential to our being. It sustains us, and we can only live a few days without it. Our bodies, which are made up of 60 percent water, rely on hydration to maintain their temperature, support joints and muscles, remove waste, and nourish cells. The more active you are, the more water you need...
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Neck Pain
How Your Phone Hurts Your Neck and What to Do About It Could your cell phone be on the hook for that neck pain and muscle tightness you’re feeling in your cervical spine and shoulders? Chances are, it is. It’s estimated that 294.15 million Americans own a smartphone. When surveyed about their usage habits, respondents...
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How to Prevent Back Pain When Working from Home
There are three easy ways to prevent back pain when working from home: adjusting your chair, switching to a standing workstation, and stretching. Adjust your chair and monitor This is the first and easiest safeguard for your back and spine health when working from home is correctly positioning your workstation. This starts with making sure...
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San Diego Spine Institute Spine Surgeons
Walking is good exercise and one of the most important things you can do for the health of your back and spine. It’s recommended that people over the age of 18 get at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week to maintain health and reduce the risk of chronic health conditions...
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San Diego Spine Institute Spine Surgeons
Patient Stories Patient of Dr. Ramin Raiszadeh  As a patient of Dr. Raiszadeh having undergone spinal surgery to replace two disks, I have to commend  Dr. Raiszadeh and all his staff as I experienced almost no pain of the neck immediately after surgery and literally on my feet moving around, walking my dog and going...
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San Diego Spine Institute Spine Surgeons
AlloSource Announces First Patients Implanted With AlloWrap Amniotic Membrane In Clinical Study For Two-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion Procedures. Doctors Ramin Raiszadeh and Paul D. Kim are both participating in this study. There are an estimated 300,000 ACDF procedures performed annually in the United States.  Despite the overall positive outcomes of these procedures, one...
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San Diego Spine Institute Spine Surgeons
Patient Stories Patient of Dr. Paul D. Kim Back wellness is a journey and the Spine Institute of San Diego was the right path for me!
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