Is your spine crying out for help?

We are all guilty of neglect when it comes to taking care of our health, especially our musculoskeletal system, i.e., our system of muscles and bones. The modern lifestyle can be a great burden to our entire skeleton, seeing as we spend most of our life sitting either in front of a desk or on the couch. Why is that a bad thing? A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to many conditions – low back pain, increased stress on the spine, neck and arms, as well as overstretched spinal ligaments and strained spinal discs.

What are some of the signals your spine is sending to to let you know you need to take better care of it?

  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Painful cramps
  • Numbness in the arms and/or legs
  • Difficulty twisting your head or upper body

Taking care of your spine should be your number one health priority. It’s easier than you think – have a look at these previous articles where our orthopedic spine surgeon in Palm Beach County explains different ways to keep your spine in good shape:


4 things you need to know about low back pain

How to keep your back in good health

Did you know these facts about low back pain? Number 6 will surprise you!

Dr. Matthew Hepler – Your best choice for a spine surgeon in Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach and Delray Beach

Dr. Hepler is an adult and pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon in Palm Beach County. He treats all conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, and also provides spinal stenosis treatment in West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Boca Raton. Additionally, he provides non-operative treatment options, such as pain medications, steroid injections, and physical therapy, as well as operative treatment, including both minimally invasive techniques and complex reconstruction.