Browsing: Back Pain

Back Pain – How It Starts

From the moment that back pain starts, we must pay close attention to the different variables associated with it. Back pain can originate from various musculoskeletal and nerve problems. The most common cause of back pain begins with a slipped disk, also known as a “herniated nucleus pulposa” (HNP). Physicians typically refer to a rupture in the “intervertebral disk” as a slipped disk. An intervertebral is located between the spinal column and the posterior spine.

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Information on Spine Surgery (Neck & Back Surgery)

The article contains information regarding the operation of a Spinal Cord. The objective and motive behind this surgery and how it is helpful to people.

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Chiropractor: Why and How to Choose a Chiropractor

A chiropractor practices treatment for diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with manual manipulation of the spine. A chiropractor intends to reduce your ailments and improves your performance as well. They also educate you about the benefits and which exercises, therapies and ergonomics you can use.

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The Who, What, When and Where of Spinal Stenosis

Pain is the body’s signal that something is wrong. If you’re experiencing low back pain, perhaps your body is telling you that spinal stenosis, a compression of certain nerve endings, is the problem.

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The Rundown on Sciatica

At some point in your life, you’ll get lower back pain. Sometimes it’s simply a pulled muscle, other times it can be a painful condition called sciatica, which is the compression of the bundle of nerves in your lower back and down your legs. Find out why the pain originated and how you get rid of it with this article.

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The Problem With Painkillers

For many people who suffer with chronic headaches or migraines, reaching in the medicine cabinet on a daily basis is almost second nature. But did you know that the more you increase your dosage of painkillers, the more you could potentially make your pain worse?

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The Modern Cause of Back Pain

Back pain is not as uncommon as you may think. Increasingly our lifestyles are placing a great strain on our backs. Pressure and stress are all too common symptoms of the hectic lives we lead. Unfortunately they can contribute to back and neck pain as we physically and emotionally tense and round up our shoulders.

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Understanding Disc Herniation

Countless people suffer everyday with back and neck pain, but they don’t exactly know why. While it’s always best to get a doctor to examine the problem,this article will explain the basics of a common back problem: herniated discs.

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Will Whole Body CryoTherapy Help With Chronic Pain Syndrome?

We’ve often heard the banter amongst athletes and those with alpha male syndrome as they shout “No Pain, No Gain” as a ‘rite of passage’ to manhood. We all know it’s mostly bravado, but we also know there is a little truth to it, in that to build muscle you must first tear it down so it can repair itself and grow stronger. But, what if the pain never went away? What if the pain lasted 3-months or more? When it does we call it chronic pain and when it happens about one-quarter of those folks are actually afflicted with a medical condition, a serious one called; Chronic Pain Syndrome (CPS) and yes, it is a real thing.

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Uses Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is an acquiescent, non-invasive, non-addictive modality with no known side effects. TENS works to decrease the appreciation of back pain or neck pain. The treatment can help patients control acute and chronic pain.

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Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care

Maybe you’re thinking of seeing a chiropractor for your back or neck pain or perhaps you’re already undergoing chiropractic treatment. But how much do you know about this complementary health care discipline?

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Do You Have a Slipped Disc?

Do you have low back pain that radiates down one or both legs or neck pain that goes down one or both arms? If so you may have heard that this can be caused by a “slipped disc”. The truth is that discs don’t actually slip but they can bulge or “herniate” – let’s find out how this happens and if this may apply to you.

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Law Enforcement Officers Can Be Helped By Chiropractic Care

Law enforcement officers are a uniquely positioned profession in many ways. We all know that they are exposed to many risk factors. But few of us are aware that police officers tend to have an increased risk of lower back pain. This article will discuss the prevalence, cause and management of lower back pain of law first responders.

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About Osteopathy

The most common question that inevitably gets asked by all those who are considering going to an Osteopath for help, is what is the difference between us and Chiropractors? I tend to answer that our objectives are the same in terms of the desire to restore the patient to the status quo that they were enjoying prior to them coming to seek our help. However, how we go about achieving this is where we differ.

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