If you have chronic back pain, you more than likely have tried heating pads, cold treatments, and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications, but nothing really works for long. The back pain comes back just by moving a certain way. Maybe it’s time to find out: is my back pain spinal stenosis?
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Why Treating Scoliosis Early Is Important
Scoliosis is a progressive spinal deformity, and it can affect multiple areas of the body if it is not treated in a timely manner. As with most conditions and medical issues, it is always best if it is treated as soon as possible to prevent any complications. It is especially true with this progressive condition.
What Is Causing My Neck Pain?
Many of us have awakened in the morning with neck pain, and we immediately know we somehow slept wrong. We move around and within a short amount of time, the pain is miraculously gone. But what happens if that neck pain doesn’t go away, if it’s chronic, or no amount of over-the-counter medications are helping? You start asking: what is causing my neck pain?
Tips To Avoid Back Pain During The Holidays
Isn’t it ironic that one of the supposed happiest times of the year can be filled with stress and warnings about avoiding back pain? It’s true, but there are strategies to reduce the stress and keep you and your back happy. If you are already getting stressed just thinking about the upcoming holiday, here are some tips to avoid back pain during the holidays.
Lumbar Pain: When To See A Specialist
Because the lower back, or lumbar part, of the spine supports the weight of the upper body and provides the mobility to bend and twist, it is very susceptible to injury and pain. Four out of five people will have lower back pain at some point in their lives. If you suffer from lumbar pain, there are signs that indicate when you should see a specialist.
Guide To Keeping Your Spine Healthy
It’s a safe bet that most Americans who worry about their health focus on their heart, lungs, and digestive system. How many of us proactively think about keeping our spine healthy? If you gave people a list of concerns, their spine would be down the list, unless they suffered with chronic back and neck pain. So before you end up going down that road, here is a guide to keeping your spine healthy.
Scoliosis: When Is Spine Surgery Necessary?
Although there is no clear understanding what causes scoliosis in children and adolescents, most surgeons who specialize in scoliosis surgery are in agreement about when it’s necessary.
When To Seek Treatment For Degenerative Disc Disease
If you live with lower back pain or chronic neck pain, you may be suffering from degenerative disc disease. Let’s look at how this condition develops, typical symptoms, and when to seek treatment for degenerative disc disease.
Signs You May Be Suffering From A Herniated Disc
Many folks will tell you they were doing the most inane thing, like tying their shoes, when they suddenly couldn’t move. Their lower back felt like it had been hit by a train. If you suffer from lower back pain, no doubt something like this has happened to you too. This could be one of the signs you may be suffering from a herniated disc.
Understanding The Signs And Symptoms Of Spondylosis
Father Time marches on and there is little we can do about it. We may try to cover up those gray hairs, but they just keep coming. Spinal degeneration is also a natural part of aging. Spondylosis is a general or umbrella term to describe symptoms related to degenerative changes in the spine. Understanding the signs and symptoms of spondylosis will alert you to problems as you get older.