Spinal Condition Treatments - All Articles

Avoiding Back Pain Before it Starts

October 22, 2011

One of the main keys to living a back pain free life is to take the necessary precaution to avoid it in the first place. This of course seems to be a quite simple concept but in today’s reality there are many activities, from work to pleasure, that will put your back at risk. Although it is not completely possible to avoid all activities that may cause back pain, arming yourself with the correct knowledge will increase your chances of living a longer life without it.

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Herniated Discs: Surgery and Recovery

October 7, 2011

A healthy spinal disc is made up of soft inner material known as nucleus pulposus and a tough outer layer called annulus fibrosis. Disc herniation happens when the inner disc material pushes or seeps through the tough outer layer and puts pressure on the nearby nerves. And when this happens, the disc is called a herniated disc.

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Spinal Stenosis Early Diagnosis, Easier Treatment

September 20, 2011

Spinal stenosis means narrowing of the spinal canal (spinal cavity) where the spinal cord resides, or narrowing of the neural foramina (openings) where spinal nerves exit the spinal column. The narrower the spinal canal becomes, the less room the spinal cord has. If the spinal canal is narrowed to the point that the spinal cord is compressed, spinal stenosis symptoms will start to bother you.

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Chronic Back Pain Treatments - Is There a Cure For Back Chronic Pain?

March 14, 2011

Chronic back pain refers to back pain persisting for more than 3 months. Chronic back pain can greatly affect people’s lives. If you have chronic back pain, it inhibits you from having a good night sleep, affects your job performance, and interferes with your daily activity. Chronic back pain can even lead to anxiety, anger, and depression, which make the pain worse.

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The Importance of a Correct Diagnosis

February 8, 2011

A correct diagnosis to a doctor is kind of like a lighthouse to a sailor. It provides your doctor with guidance regarding how to treat your condition. An accurate diagnosis can help your doctor Figure out what your condition is, Determine the severity of your condition, and Identify the cause of your condition.

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