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“What Is Considered A Healthy Spine?” A HEALTHY SPINE PREVENTS BACK PAIN

Is your spine healthy? Compare yourself with the ideal healthy spine below to see if your spine has the following: • Good posture and spinal curves • Strong abdominal and core muscles • Strong spinal and gluteus muscles • Good flexibility and balance with side-bending and rotation • Good nutrition and rested well at night How can you improve your spinal health? You think about eating right, exercising and having a healthy

heart, but what about your back? Your spine is what gives you the ability to move around, protects your spinal cord and allows you to breathe properly. In fact, almost every function in your body is directly connected to the health of your spine. Therefore, it stands to reason that you should care for your back like you do your heart. Anybody with back pain can tell you that it interferes with your life, but with the right help, back pain can be a thing of the past. Look inside for tips on how to improve your spinal health…

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