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Lumbar Fusion

Repeat x-rays of the spine should be done at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years to ensure that the new bone is healing properly.


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Going for Variety

Periodically varying your workout routine will help you defeat plateaus, correct strength imbalances and avoid overuse injuries, according to the American Council on Exercise. If you regularly participate in spinning classes, instead try doing lap swimming or yoga. If you do kickboxing, try aquatic exercise to reduce the impact on your joints.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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