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Facet Joint Capsulitis

Last updated: 02/19/2021

Facet joint capsulitis, an uncommon condition, is inflammation of the connective tissue capsule that surrounds your facet joint, which is located at the back of the spinal...

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Immediate physical therapy for low back pain may reduce health-care costs, opioid use, study shows

Last updated: 02/18/2021

Patients with acute low back pain who get a referral for physical therapy, and are treated within three days, use fewer opioids and have lower health-care costs, according to a...

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The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Ankle Ulcers

Last updated: 02/18/2021

Ulcers are open sores or lesions on your body that are slow to heal. They occur as the result of skin tissue breakdown, and they are usually accompanied by pain and discomfort....

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Joint Pain in the Feet: A Symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last updated: 02/18/2021

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can strike anywhere, and that includes your feet. In fact, foot inflammation and pain is an early symptom for many people. Foot symptoms in RA can...

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Is My Lower Back Pain Cancer?

Last updated: 02/18/2021

While back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek care from a primary doctor, it is very rarely a sign of cancer. Most often, back pain is caused by injury,...

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What to Know About Spinraza (Nusinersen Injection)

Last updated: 02/18/2021

Spinraza (nusinersen) is an injectable drug used to treat a rare and often fatal hereditary disorder known as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Spinraza is able to slow the...

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The Alexander Technique for Back Pain

Last updated: 02/17/2021

The Alexander Technique is an educational process that takes place over a course of lessons and practice with the goal of teaching the person to become aware of and change...

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2 Little-Known Treatments to Relieve Back Pain Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Last updated: 02/17/2021

If you suffer from symptomatic isthmic spondylolisthesis, you are likely familiar with the experience of a deep, aching pain in your lower back. For many, this pain is a pesky...

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Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

Last updated: 02/17/2021

Most of us suffer back pain at some point in our lives. In fact, it's one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor. Many of us also probably reach for medication. Now,...

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Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain

Last updated: 02/17/2021

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For decades, emergency room staff often gave Valium to patients for an acute bout of bad lower back pain. But a new head-to-head trial...

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