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January 23, 2018

How to Treat a Herniated Disc

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Millions of Americans live with chronic, debilitating back pain, and in some cases this pain turns into  a herniated disk. In many cases, a herniated disc will also lead to neck, arm, and, leg pain in addition to back pain. Sometimes referred to as a slipped or ruptured disc, a herniated disc can affect any part of the spine, but …

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January 15, 2018

Everyday Changes You Can Make to Relieve Back Pain

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Back pain is extremely common amongst American adults, but it is also very preventable. Over 80% of Americans suffer from some level of back pain, whether mild discomfort or debilitating pain that affects day-to-day life. On an annual basis, back pain affects 30 million Americans, a shocking statistic, to say the least. Many people experience back pain out of nowhere …

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January 4, 2018

5 Facts That You Didn’t Know About the Human Brain

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The brain is a fascinating and mysterious organ in the human body that is incredibly complex. In fact, many experts will be as bold to say that the brain is the single most complex creation in the universe. The brain has many roles and wears many hats, so to speak. It acts as a storage unit for your memories, it …

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December 27, 2017

This might be the cause of your stiff neck

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Living with pain is never easy. Especially when the pain is in your back or in your neck, it seems to constantly affect the activities of your day to day life. Pain isn’t the only symptom that can put a damper on your life, but also, experiencing the correlating back and neck stiffness can make it even more difficult to …

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December 21, 2017

How to relieve sciatica nerve pain?

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What is sciatica pain? Let’s start at the beginning… What exactly is sciatica pain? Well, it is pain that stems from the sciatic nerve. Usually this pain is felt down the leg. This type of pain can occur because of various different reasons. In most circumstances, the problem starts in the lower back or the hips. The nerve roots are …

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December 13, 2017

What’s a slipped disc?

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The spinal column is a complicated entity with many different working parts that keep your body in balance, as well as help to keep you moving and alive. It is made up of multiple bones, called vertebrae, that are stacked on top of one another. Included in the column is seven bones in the cervical spine, while there are 12 …

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November 30, 2017

What is Causing My Heel Pain?

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Anyone who has ever experienced heel pain knows just how uncomfortable and debilitating it can be. Heel pain can hit at anytime and completely change your day, mood, and level of productivity. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, approximately 40 percent of Americans complain of heel pain every single year. There are many different causes of heel pain, from …

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November 23, 2017

Is Physical Therapy Right for You?

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Physical therapy is an extremely effective and beneficial form of treatment that is used to treat a wide range of ailments and conditions. In recent years, it has gained popularity, as an increasing number of people would rather look for alternative options to surgery. Numerous reports have come out that indicate physical therapy can be just as effective – and …

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November 22, 2017

Is Surgery My Only Option for My Back Pain?

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A shocking 31 million Americans deal with back pain – specifically low back pain – at one time or another during their lifetime. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability throughout the world. As anyone who has ever experienced back pain can attest to, it can range from mildly uncomfortable to absolutely debilitating. With 8 out …

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November 15, 2017

What is Scoliosis?

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Scoliosis is a common condition that affects 3 out of every 100 people in the United States. Scoliosis is defined as a condition where the spine curves sideways, appearing more like an “S” or a “C” than the straight line it should be. While every individual has some sort of curvature to their spine, those with scoliosis feel these effects …