Thursday, April 10, 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Inspire Us Today

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Pull Weeds...Not Your Back!

As springtime approaches, weather warms up and leaves turn green, many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling, your body may not be ready for exercise of the garden variety. Gardening can be enjoyable, but it is important to stretch your muscles before reaching for your gardening tools. The back, upper legs, shoulders, and wrists are all major muscle ...Learn more by checking the Health First Website

Monday, March 24, 2014

Do I Have A Slipped Disc?

Many patients ask, "Do I Have a Slipped Disc?"  To better understand this question we have to talk about the disc itself.  The short and simple answer is "No", it is not possible for discs to slip.  The disc is a pad-like tissue located between two vertebrae and it acts as a shock absorber for the spine.   The center of the disc is made of a fluid, soft, 'jelly-like' substance.  This substance is called the nucleus.  When discs become damaged, tears can occur through which the soft c...Learn more through Health First Website

Putting Your Health 1st

At Health First of the Triad - we are committed to helping people of the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina to live healthier and happier lives.

With locations throughout the Triad including Greensboro, High Point, Winston Salem and Burlington you can always find a location near you.  Don't suffer - give us a call today at (336) 543-2231.