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7Nov, 2015

Disc herniation (Cervical)

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Introduction Intervertebral discs are positioned in between each vertebral body (the bones of the spine). Each disc is composed of a tough outer ring (the annulus) and a soft gel-like inner core (the nucleus). Disc degeneration or acute injury can cause the nucleus to herniate into the spinal canal or the neural foramen. The herniated disc can directly compress a nerve root (radiculopathy) or disc material can irritate the nerve root (radiculitis), causing pain, numbness, and tingling radiating down the path of the nerve from the neck through the shoulder […]
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6Nov, 2015

Spinal Stenosis

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Introduction Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of one or more areas in your spine, most often in your upper or lower back. This narrowing can put pressure on spinal nerves or directly on the spinal cord. Spinal stenosis can cause cramping, pain or numbness in your legs, back, neck, shoulders or arms, a loss of sensation in your extremities, and problems with bladder or bowel function. Mild symptoms of spinal stenosis are often helped by conservative (non-surgical) treatments. In severe cases of spinal stenosis, surgery may be necessary to create […]
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22Oct, 2015

Chronic Pain Management Techniques

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There is an immense variety of noninvasive non-drug pain management techniques available for treating back pain and neck pain. A few of the most widely accepted in comprehensive pain management programs are the following: Exercise – physical exertion with the aim of increasing strength, increasing flexibility, and restoring normal motion. Manual techniques – manipulation of affected areas by applying force to the joints, muscles, and ligaments. Behavioral modification – use of behavioral methods to optimize patient responses to back pain and painful stimuli. Cognitive therapy involves teaching the patient to […]
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15Oct, 2015

Chronic Pain Symptoms

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Chronic Pain Symp We offer treatment for your chronic pain symptoms Common symptoms of pain 1. Knee pain due to arthritis 2. Leg and hip pain because of Sciatica. 3. Migraine Headaches. 4. Burning pain in hand and feet 5. Shooting back pain 6. Neck tightness and neck pain Common Causes of Chronic Pain 1. Arthritis 2. Nerve damage 3. Muscle strain 4. Herniated disc 5. Whiplash injury 6. Fibromyalgia If you are currently without chronic pain, you may be able to avoid developing this problem in the future by […]
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28Jul, 2015

Common Causes of Back Pain and Neck Pain

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Fortunately, most episodes of back pain will heal with time: approximately 50% of patients will feel relief from low back pain within two weeks, and approximately 90% within three months, regardless of the treatment. The majority of episodes of acute back pain are due to a muscular strain and these will usually resolve with time because muscles have a good blood supply to bring the necessary nutrients and proteins for healing to take place. Back Pain Caused by Lumbar Spine Problems For patients with low back pain that lasts longer […]
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