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Pain Management

The Facts About Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common disabling medical conditions among adults over the age of 65.  The word arthritis comes from a blend of the Greek word arthron, for “joint,” and itis, for “inflammation.”  Arthritis literally means “joint inflammation.” Arthritis occurs in various forms,...
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Are you suffering with back pain?

If you are, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population deals with back pain at some point in their life. If you fall into this category, you know the annoyance that is caused by frequent back pain – it can...
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Lumbar Radiculopathy

According to the APTA, the majority of low back pain is caused by strain, overuse or injury, and is rarely caused by a more serious condition such as a herniated disc or osteoarthritis. However, prior injuries, prolonged poor sitting or standing postures, improper or excessively heavy...
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Facet Joint Pain

Facet joint syndrome is pain at the joint between two vertebrae in your spine. Another term for facet joint syndrome is osteoarthritis. The facet joints are the joints in your spine that make your back flexible and enable you to bend and twist. Nerves exit...
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Herniated disc

So what exactly occurs with a herniated disc? The bones in your spine are called the vertebrae. The vertebrae are held together and in place by ligaments and small discs that act as shock absorbers. These control your spine’s range of movement, flexibility and keep...
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