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What Is Slipped Herniated Disc?

Our spine is composed entirely of bones called vertebrae and providing them with cushioning are small discs called the intervertebral discs. Over time, the intervertebral discs can lose their elasticity and will place the spine at a higher risk of injury. Pain in the spinal disc have many different terms, the common ones being “pinched nerve”, “slipped disc” and “slipped herniated disc”.

When Your Back Aches

Unfortunately, most adults will experience some sort of back pain in their lives. Some back aches may be due to strenuous activities or simple wear and tear. This articles explains what to do if you should find yourself suffering with back pain.

Your Pain Isn’t Coming From Your Hip or Low Back – It’s Coming From Your Sacroiliac Joint

It is not unusual to have a pain that seems to be vaguely found in the hip and lower back region. The pain is neither found in the hip area of the upper leg nor is it in the middle of the spine in the lower back. When asked to point to it most people will locate an area at the top of the buttock where is a bony bump. This is an area called sacroiliac joint (abbreviated S.I. Joint) and it is the source of many people’s complaints.If you are having problems in that area around the hip and lower back consider that it may be coming from a sacroiliac joint problem and see a chiropractor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of the condition.

Is Back Pain A Sign Of Cancer?

Back pain is far more prevalent than cancer and is therefore rarely caused by it. Learn what symptoms indicate potential back pain caused by cancer.

How to Find the Best Mattress for Lower Back Pain Relief

If you are searching for the best mattress for lower back pain relief, it only means one thing – you are finding ways to ease back pain discomfort. This is because lying down on a low quality mattress can only make the condition worse. This article is all about helping you get the right mattress to help you sleep not just comfortably but back pain free as well.

Is TENS Therapy Safe to Use in Old Age?

Although a doctor should approve any medical procedure, many physicians consider a TENS machine to better option than strong pain medications for elderly patients. Rather than depending on a cocktail of prescription drugs to relieve body pain, the TENS procedure can effectively reduce and even eliminate pain.

Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery or Physiotherapy?

Located in our spine are intervertebral discs who acts as the cushioning system for the spine. It helps to balance the forces experience by the spine through actions like standing, jumping, lifting and sitting. It also helps to protect the vertebrae and brain by limiting the amount of movement allowed by each individual disc.

3 Things Everyone In An Auto Injury Should Know

Auto injuries are the number one cause of whiplash injuries in the US every year. In Colorado medical treatments related to auto accidents are covered by MedPay.

Growing Use Of Acupuncture for Sciatica

Acupuncture for sciatica is a growing practice, not only in Traditional Chinese Medicine, but also in Western medical practices. Learn more about this ancient technique and how it can help treat your sciatica symptoms.

Low Back Pain and Sciatica When Running (Part I of II)

Low Back Pain or sciatica can be a relatively common occurrence with runners. This first part of two articles will begin to explore why this maybe the case and what can be done to try and resolve it…

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