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How to Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain

Last updated: 08/27/2020

The first step in coping with chronic back pain or neck pain is to get a comprehensive medical evaluation and an accurate diagnosis. Pain is often a warning sign that something...

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Signs of a Herniated Disc in the Lumbar and Cervical Spine

Last updated: 08/27/2020

Herniated discs can cause a variety of different symptoms, but those symptoms can vary depending on where the disc herniation occurs in your spine. Below, we take a closer look...

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Artificial Disc for Cervical Disc Replacement

Last updated: 08/27/2020

The natural cervical intervertebral disc is an amazing mechanical structure from an engineering perspective. It has the ability to absorb a large compressive load while still...

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Yoga for Back Problems

Last updated: 08/27/2020

Yoga is an ancient practice developed in India almost 4,000 years ago. In the last decade yoga has become increasingly popular in the west, and currently, about 15 million...

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When Is a Stiff Neck Serious?

Last updated: 08/27/2020

A stiff neck can be annoying, but it is usually not cause for panic. In rare cases, however, it could signal the need for a prompt medical evaluation. This page contains some...

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Sciatica Exercises for a Herniated Disc Video

Last updated: 08/26/2020

This video accompanies the article: Exercise for Sciatica from a Herniated Disc. A herniated disc in the lumbar spine can irritate or compress a nerve root causing pain to...

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3 Techniques for Coping with Chronic Sciatica

Last updated: 08/26/2020

While no single treatment works for everyone, any of the following 3 techniques for coping with chronic sciatica may help you better manage your symptoms: As you likely know by...

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3 Top Causes of Low Back Pain -

Last updated: 08/26/2020

We’ve been looking around and doing some “internet research”, and there is a lot out there about the most common causes of back pain. But we’ve found many of the lists conflict,...

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Muscle Relaxants

Last updated: 08/26/2020

Medications that act as central nervous system depressants and have sedative and musculoskeletal relaxant properties are called muscle relaxants. Used in addition to rest,...

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Is Your Work Space Spine-Friendly?

Last updated: 08/26/2020

While work can be a pain, it doesn't have to cause pain. Setting up your office work space to avoid back and neck strain is easier than you may think. Equipment options like...

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