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What Causes Lower Back and Groin Pain in Women and How Is It Treated?

Last updated: 02/21/2021

Lower back and groin pain in women can have a wide range of causes and result in other types of pain in the body. Depending on the cause of the pain, it could feel very sharp,...

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Plantar Fascia Release: Everything You Need to Know

Last updated: 02/20/2021

Plantar fascia release, or plantar fasciotomy, is a type of outpatient foot surgery in which small incisions are made in the plantar fascia to relieve severe heel pain caused by...

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What’s Causing My Ankle Pain Without Injury?

Last updated: 02/20/2021

If you sprain your ankle or fall off a ladder and land on your foot, it’s pretty easy to recognize what’s causing your pain. You may not know if it’s a break or a sprain...

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Overview of Facet Joints and Facet Joint Pain

Last updated: 02/20/2021

The facet joints are located between neighboring vertebrae, behind the vertebral bodies. They help stabilize the spine, helping prevent the vertebra from slipping forward and...

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Causes of Neck Pain and Treatment Options

Last updated: 02/20/2021

Neck pain has many potential causes ranging from acute problems, like muscle strains and whiplash, to conditions that develop over time, such as cervical spondylosis (neck...

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Spinal Nerve Root Definition

Last updated: 02/20/2021

Spinal nerve roots are the fiber bundles that come off the spinal cord. For each spinal segment, (which is the area of the spinal cord that corresponds to the level of the...

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The Anatomy of the Peroneus Brevis

Last updated: 02/19/2021

The peroneus brevis, sometimes called the fibularis brevis muscle, is the shorter and smaller of two lateral leg muscles running down the outer sides of each lower leg. This...

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Treating Ankle Joint Effusion

Last updated: 02/19/2021

Joint effusion is a medical condition categorized by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in or around the joint. When the problem develops in the ankle, it’s referred to as ankle...

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Rhomboid Muscles and Your Posture

Last updated: 02/19/2021

Chances are, you've slumped over your desk more than once in your life. When this happens, a muscle group called the rhomboids is affected in particular, and not in a good way....

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Why Ideal Posture May Help Relieve Your Back Pain

Last updated: 02/19/2021

If it seems like the perfect, ideal posture, where the upper back is straight and not rounded, and the lower back has a gentle sweeping curve that neither slouches nor over...

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