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The Anatomy of the Cervical Vertebrae

Last updated: 02/23/2021

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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5 Sneaky Reasons Your Shoes Are Causing Foot Pain

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Your shoes play a pivotal role in protecting your feet, but they can also be a cause of your pain. Sometimes people overlook their shoes as the source of their issue, and...

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How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Ingrown toenails can be quite painful, and the condition doesn’t just develop in adults. Kids and teens can also develop ingrown toenails, so it’s important that parents and...

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The Anatomy of the Muscles of the Back

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Your back consists of a complex array of bones, discs, nerves, joints, and muscles. The muscles of your back support your spine, attach your pelvis and shoulders to your trunk,...

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The Anatomy of a Cervical Rib

Last updated: 02/22/2021

A cervical rib is an extra rib that most commonly extends from the seventh cervical vertebra of the neck above the first set of ribs. It is a congenital overgrowth of bone that...

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Recognizing a Back Strain

Last updated: 02/22/2021

A back strain occurs when you injure one or more of the muscles or tendons that support or move your spine. Back strains are among the most common types of back injuries Back...

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5 Things That Make Your Plantar Fasciitis Worse

Last updated: 02/21/2021

Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that is caused by inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes. Roughly two million people...

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The Dangers Of Untreated Plantar Fasciitis

Last updated: 02/21/2021

Our body is a fantastic instrument that works to heal its injuries, and while you can heal from a number of different health conditions simply by letting bone development or...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Sharp Low Back Pain

Last updated: 02/21/2021

Sharp low back pain can occur due to a sudden injury, such as a spinal fracture or sprain, or to issues like sciatica or degenerative damage of the vertebral discs. When the...

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Causes of Lower Back Pain When Lying Down and Treatment

Last updated: 02/21/2021

There are many potential reasons for experiencing lower back pain when lying down. Also called nocturnal or nighttime back pain, some of the most common causes include injuries...

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