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Start the school year off right by wearing your backpack correctly. Distribute weight evenly by using both straps. Wearing a pack slung over one shoulder can cause a child to lean to one side, curving the spine and causing pain or discomfort. Select a

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Low back pain is by far the most common complaint among patients that we see. Approximately 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. A recent study funded by the U.S. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin

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Going back to school means new backpacks filled with books and school supplies. We all try our best to pick out the best ones, but how do you know the backpack isn’t hurting your child’s spine? Recent studies have shown that 64% of children suffer from

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Ryan Appell, PT, DPT
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One of the most common concerns patients have when visiting a physical therapist is in regards to the imaging findings from X-rays and MRI’s of the low back.  Often times these scans can show a variety of issues that can be alarming to see – words such