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Treatment for Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)

Last updated: 06/14/2021

Many studies find that non-surgical treatments are successful in approximately 90% of coccydynia cases.1 Treatments for coccydynia are usually noninvasive and include activity...

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The Truth About Back Cracking and Grinding

Last updated: 06/14/2021

Back cracking can occur whenever the spine’s facet joints are manipulated out of or into their normal position, such as when twisting the lower back or neck. When the facet...

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How Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Is Treated

Last updated: 06/13/2021

Treatments for the genetic disorder spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) include two approaches—disease-modifying therapy and symptom control. Spinraza (nusinersen) and Zolgensma...

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The Benefits Of Physical Therapy For Your Feet

Last updated: 06/13/2021

njuries come in all shapes and sizes, and while there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment to care for every injury, certain active treatments tend you yield better results than...

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How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

Last updated: 06/13/2021

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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Strength Exercises for Lower Back Spinal Arthritis

Last updated: 06/13/2021

If you have arthritis affecting your lower back, a variety of core exercises can help reduce your pain and build muscle strength. "A strong core, as well as strong back...

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Multifidus and Rotatores Deep Back Muscle Groups

Last updated: 06/13/2021

The multifidus and rotatores are two back muscles that belong to a group known as the deep The back has a (potentially confusing) number of groups, including an overall...

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4 Common Foot Issues For Boys and Men

Last updated: 06/12/2021

Foot issues affect both sexes, but today we want to shine the spotlight on some conditions that are typically more common in boys and men. These conditions can come about for a...

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Identifying the Midfoot Region of Your Foot

Last updated: 06/12/2021

The midfoot is one of three regions of the human foot. Its name is somewhat self-explanatory, referring to the area in the middle of the foot. It encompasses the arch of the...

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Annular Fissure of the Intervertebral Discs

Last updated: 06/12/2021

What is an Annular Fissure? An annular fissure is a condition that affects intervertebral discs. Most of the time a fissure is caused by degenerative changes in the spine,...

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