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Telemedicine Is Not Just For Primary Care Physicians

Last updated: 08/30/2020

Telemedicine and virtual doctor visits have become more popular ever since COVID-19 began exploding across America, and more specialties are now adopting the practice. We’ve...

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What Patients Should Know About Degenerative Disk Disease

Last updated: 08/29/2020

Despite its name degenerative disk disease (DDD) is not caused by a specific disease. Rather it is osteoarthritis of the spine, which occurs as a natural part of aging in some...

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Neck Pain Symptoms

Last updated: 08/29/2020

Neck pain symptoms can vary widely. The pain may just be a mild nuisance, or it could be so excruciating that a person avoids any excessive movement. Oftentimes neck pain is...

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Back Exercises and Abdominal Exercise Recommendations

Last updated: 08/29/2020

Despite the ever-growing array of equipment that promises to build 'six-pack' abdominals and defined back muscles, the typical person does not do not enough back exercise and...

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How can you bend your knee after meniscus surgery?

Last updated: 08/29/2020

Meniscus surgery, whether it’s a partial meniscectomy or meniscal repair, can be performed arthroscopically. It’s still a big surgery that requires time and effort to recover...

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Additional Factors That Affect Sleep Comfort

Last updated: 08/29/2020

Patients with both lower back pain and sleep difficulties need to consider more than just switching to a new mattress. Many other factors that commonly interfere with sleep need...

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Neck Pain from Ankylosing Spondylitis

Last updated: 08/28/2020

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that can cause flares of burning pain in the spine. It typically develops in the lower back and hips but gradually progresses up...

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How Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease Causes Pain and Other Symptoms

Last updated: 08/28/2020

When a cervical disc starts losing hydration and stiffening, there are several ways in which neck pain and associated symptoms can develop. Here are the common ones. Most...

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Artificial Disc Vs. Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Last updated: 08/28/2020

Both ACDF and anterior cervical disc replacement have been shown to have favorable clinical outcomes, meaning that successful results from both types of surgery can be expected...

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Cervical Radiculopathy Symptoms

Last updated: 08/28/2020

Cervical radiculopathy symptoms typically include pain, weakness, or numbness in the areas served by the affected nerve. Pain can be felt in one area only, like the shoulder, or...

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