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The Anatomy of the Cervical Vertebrae

Last updated: 02/27/2021

Your neck, also known as the cervical spine, is a complex series of bones, discs, muscles, nerves, and ligaments. There are seven bones, each called a cervical vertebra, that...

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Bone Marrow Edema in Lower Spine Tends to Be Common Among Young Athletes - Physical Therapy Products

Last updated: 02/26/2021

Young athletes commonly accumulate excess fluid in the bone marrow around the joint that connects the spine with the pelvis, according to researchers. This research, published...

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Low Back Pain Patients May Not Be Receiving the Right Care - Physical Therapy Products

Last updated: 02/26/2021

A series of studies published recently in The Lancet shines the spotlight on the treatment of low back pain throughout the world—particularly the extent to which the condition...

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Crowdsourcing lower back pain offers 'tricks' - Futurity

Last updated: 02/26/2021

Crowdsourcing information on lower back pain may offer people with the condition support, new research finds. Here, Jorge Goncalves of the University of Melbourne and Simo Hosio...

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Decision Memo for Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain (CAG-00452N)

Last updated: 02/26/2021

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Trapped Cluneal Nerves May Be Primary Reason for Low Back Pain - Massage And Fitness Magazine

Last updated: 02/26/2021

For many years, I used to think low back pain is a muscle or spine problem or pinched nerves in the spine. After having read much of the history of pain science and the research...

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Breakthrough in Neck and back pain treatment

Last updated: 02/25/2021

If you are dealing with Neck or back pain, then you know that treatment can be a difficult and sometimes unsuccessful process. Luckily, with new breakthroughs in treatment for...

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The Gate Control Theory of Chronic Pain

Last updated: 02/25/2021

Due to the observations that raised questions, a new theory of pain was developed in the early 1960s to account for the clinically recognized importance of the mind and brain in...

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Tarsometatarsal Joint or Lisfranc Joint Injuries

Last updated: 02/25/2021

Tarsometatarsal joints, also known as the Lisfranc joint complex and referred to as the tarsometatarsal articulations, refer to the place in the foot where the metatarsal...

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Causes of Arch Pain and Treatment Options

Last updated: 02/25/2021

There are several reasons why you may experience pain in the arches of your foot. Your foot arches, which are essential for support of your body weight, are formed by bones,...

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