Spine Articles About Prevention

What Kinds of Exercise Help Lower Back Pain?

March 17, 2021

Lower back pain strikes almost every adult at some point during their lives. Estimates on how many people around the world experience at least one episode ...

5 Tips for Optimal Joint Health

August 11, 2020

When we have an ache or a pain, we tend to experience it as something localized: a sore knee, a stiff hip. But our bodies ...

Tech Neck is Real, and It Could Be Causing Your Neck Pain

March 9, 2020

In 2018, the average person over 18 years in the United States spent about three hours a day on their phones. And kids aged 8–17 spend almost eight hours ...

Take a Natural Approach to Relieving Arthritis Pain

February 1, 2020

Whether you have degenerative osteoarthritis, autoimmune rheumatoid arthritis, or any of the other 100+ arthritis forms, living with stiff, achy, and painful joints can seriously ...

Lifestyle Changes to Help Combat Lower Back Pain

October 1, 2019

The lower part of your back does almost all the heavy lifting. At some point in your life, you’re probably going to feel some lower ...

5 Ways to Prevent Tech Neck

June 1, 2019

While technology can make our lives much easier, it also comes with some unfortunate trade-offs. Because we spend so much time looking down at screens ...

5 Tips to Prevent a Herniated Disc

April 3, 2019

It’s estimated that over 200,000 people in the United States suffer from at least one herniated disc each year, leading to back pain, leg pain, ...

Water Therapy and the Spine

August 30, 2017

With summer heat upon us, it’s the perfect time to cool off in a pool. But did you know there are also numerous benefits for ...

Golfing with Low Back Pain, Lumbar Stenosis and After Spine Surgery

August 1, 2017

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world and it’s a great form of exercise that can be enjoyed by men and ...

What Can I Do to Prevent Back Problems?

June 27, 2017

Maintaining a healthy spine is both possible and necessary to prevent complications that arise from the normal aging process of the spine.  As we get ...

Text Neck

April 13, 2017

It seems almost impossible nowadays to go anywhere or do anything without the aid of smartphones.  Approximately two-thirds of American adults and roughly 85% of ...

Are You Going to See My Scar?

June 2, 2016

Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy started his orthopedic spine practice with Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge in 2005. In 2008, Dr. McCarthy opened The ...

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