Blog: Symptoms

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Radiculitis - Pain Radiating Down Your Arms or Legs. Radiating Arm and Leg Pain

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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What is Whiplash and How Do I Know if I Need to See a Doctor?

Interventional Pain Management Specialist Dr. Kaliq Chang explains whiplash injury and signs of trouble. Whiplash may be a literal pain in the neck, but this common injury is no run-of-the-mill…
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How Can You Tell You’ve Got a Pinched Nerve in Your Neck? Pinched Nerve: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

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Few people enjoy being pinched, and enduring a pinched nerve in the neck is no exception. But how can you tell if you’ve got a pinched neck nerve, and what can you do to ease symptoms? Fortunately…
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Piriformis Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

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Why Piriformis Syndrome Can Be a Real Pain in the Butt and what to do about it. Life presents all too many problems that are a “pain in the butt,” but piriformis syndrome literally shows up in this…
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The Cause of Your Sciatic Pain May Be In the Butt, Not the Back

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Can sitting too much become a pain in the butt? “Maybe,” says interventional pain management specialist Kaliq Chang MD of the New Jersey-based Atlantic Spine Center, “but a sedentary lifestyle is…
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Sounds Ridiculous, But It's Really Radiculitis

Dr. Kaliq Chang explains radicular pain and some tips for coping with this common spine problem. Radiculitis can affect any part of the spine but is most common in the lower back or neck. The…
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Do I Have Sciatica, or Something Else?

What conditions can mimic sciatica? Back pain accompanied by pain radiating down one or both legs is sciatica, right? While that's often the case, several other back problems can be confused for…
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Spinal Stenosis — Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

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Spinal or vertebral stenosis is a common back condition. With this disease, the spaces in the spine become too narrow, which increases pressure on the spinal cord and other nerves. Symptoms and Signs…