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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and the Spasm Cycle

Last updated: 06/12/2021

Myofascial pain syndrome, a very common condition, is a collection of signs and symptoms in a particular area of the body that indicate muscle trauma.1 Myofascial pain syndrome...

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5 Common Causes of Neck Pain

Last updated: 06/12/2021

Your neck (called your cervical spine) is a complex structure composed of muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, and bones called vertebrae that are stacked one upon the...

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What Is Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain?

Last updated: 06/11/2021

Do you have pain on the outer side of your ankle? If so, you’re not alone. Tens of thousands of people suffer ankle sprains each day, and if it doesn’t heal correctly, it can...

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How To Reduce Swelling And Bruising In A Sprained Ankle

Last updated: 06/11/2021

Ankle sprains are one of the most common types of foot injuries, as more than 25,000 Americans are felled by a sprained ankle each day. Some of these sprains are minor, while...

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What Causes Neck and Shoulder Pain?

Last updated: 06/11/2021

The neck and shoulders are complex and interconnected areas, and medical problems that affect one often affect the other, as well. Pain and dysfunction from injuries or...

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5 Tips for Preventing Spinal Stenosis

Last updated: 06/11/2021

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, the space through which the spinal cord and/or spinal nerve roots pass. If the bony spinal canal becomes too narrow, the very...

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Epidural Space Anatomy and Injections

Last updated: 06/11/2021

The epidural space is an area of spinal anatomy that is located between the vertebral canal and the spinal cord. It lies inside the canal, but outside the cord.Epidural Space...

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Second and Third Metatarsal Fractures

Last updated: 06/10/2021

When it comes to toe fractures, people are more likely to suffer a fracture to their big toe or their pinky toe. However, fractures of the second and third metatarsals on your...

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Treating and Caring For Calf Muscle Tears

Last updated: 06/10/2021

Staying active as you age is important for your health, although it can leave you more susceptible to activity-related injuries. One such injury is the calf muscle tear, which...

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Dorsal Kyphosis and Back Posture

Last updated: 06/10/2021

Dorsal kyphosis is a technical term for a very common phenomenon, which is that of a rounded upper back posture. The slang term for this phenomenon is a hunchback. Weak or...

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