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KKT ORTHOPEDIC JOURNAL – FOR BACK, NECK AND SPINE HEALTH

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Osteoarthritis

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis, also referred to as degenerative joint disease, or spondylarthritis, the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage in the joints begins to wear down. Cartilage plays a critical role in cushioning the area between the joints. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body, although it...

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Herniated Discs

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Herniated Discs Herniated discs are commonly triggered in people between 30 and 40 years of age. People who spend a lot of time sitting or those who twist their back a lot, are the most likely to develop a herniated disc. The spine is made up of bones (vertebrae) cushioned...

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Neck Pain

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Neck Pain Neck problems can often present themselves as simple muscle stiffness or pain. Most often, this signal indicates an underlying concern that requires corrective measures. STRUCTURAL DISTORTIONS When the weight of the head is shifted off-centre, joints of the neck and back shift to compensate for the change. This...

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Back Pain

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center and Back Pain The spine is comprise of a column of 24 bones called vertebrae. Together they create a bony canal that surrounds and protects the spinal cord. Small nerves enter and exit the spinal cord through spaces in the vertebrae. These nerves transmit messages between your brain and the rest...

KKT Orthopedic Spine Center X-Ray System

One of the key features of the KKT program is a precise and detailed assessment of the existing condition of your spine. This information provides your KKT physician with valuable insight to assist in determining the precise and appropriate level of care. KKT has collaborated with manufacturers of digital diagnostic devices to develop a tailored...

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Sleep is one of the most basic of human needs. During sleep your body repairs and regenerates itself. Good sleep refreshes, restores and rejuvenated your body and soul. it is not unusual for patients to claim that KKT helped them improve on their sleep. The spine does play a role in allowing for restful sleep....

KKT Travel Tips

During the first 6 weeks of KKT active healing, long hours of traveling should be avoided. If you should be traveling first class or in your own private plane, lay down from time to time, as well as walk around periodically. If traveling in economy ensure that your head is maintained in a neutral position....

Work Ergonomics

Always ensure that you head and neck arein neutral position – comfortable and effortless. At the earliest signal of discomfort or strain – step out of the position and reprogram your entire work station to avoid such stresses and strains. When in doubt about any pain/discomfort which you might experience, be sure to schedule yourself...

Gardening

Don’t let common aches and pains associated with gardening distract you from an otherwise enjoyable and beneficial experience. Gardening can be beneficial activity, helping to clear the mind and ease stiff joints. Many find gardening to be not only relaxing and personally fulfilling, but healing as well. Here are some helpful tips: Prepare your body...