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Back PainCauses

What are the Typical Causes for Lower Back Pain?

If you know a close relative that has had to deal with lower back pain, especially as they got older, you may be concerned about this highly common problem in yourself. The good news is that many…

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November 16th, 2020

Pinched NerveDiagnosisTreatment

Coping with Pinched Nerves Around the Spine - What a Nuisance!

Being pinched is not usually enjoyable, and this is certainly the case with pinched nerves around the spine. But fortunately, this highly common problem tends to get better on its own over time, says…

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October 23rd, 2020

Platelet-Rich PlasmaPRPTreatment

Dr. Kaliq Chang discusses PRP, a treatment where the body's own cells are used for healing.

Among the wide array of treatments available for chronic back pain, one is emerging that is distinct because it uses your body’s own cells to help you heal. It is called PRP, or platelet-rich plasma…

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October 14th, 2020

Spinal Bone SpursTreatments

What Are Spinal Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done About Them?

It’s ironic that spinal bone spurs are the body’s attempt to heal itself by adding extra bone to a damaged area in the neck or back. But the bony growths themselves can cause suffering, according to…

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September 28th, 2020

RadiculitisSymptomsCauses

Radiculitis - Pain Radiating Down Your Arms or Legs

Pain that radiates down your arms or legs is distressing enough without having to learn the odd name of the problem causing it: “radiculitis”. Fortunately, this extremely common scenario usually…

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September 14th, 2020

Back PainDiagnosis

Is My Sudden Back Pain from My Spine, or is it Something Else?

Sudden pain anywhere in the body typically makes us stop what we’re doing – and that’s especially true when it’s in your back. But is your sudden back pain due to a problem in your spine, or something…

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August 28th, 2020