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5 Wardrobe Staples That Could Be Harming Your Body

06/09/2015 05:45 EDT | Updated 06/09/2015 05:59 EDT

We love high heels and skinny jeans as much as the next person but, as it turns out, these wardrobe staples could be harmful to our backs and necks.

We caught up with back and spine expert Dr. Kenneth K. Hansraj (M.D., Chief of Spine Surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine) to talk about how some of our favourite garments and accessories are hurting our bodies. But don't worry -- you won't have to part with your go-to pieces just yet. Dr. Hansraj offers great tips and alternatives that will keep us healthy but still looking stylish.

Just watch the video above to learn more!

And if you want to read more about how certain clothes and accessories are harmful to your back and spine, check out Dr. Hansraj's book, "Keys to an Amazing Life: Secrets of the Cervical Spine," available now at Indigo.

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