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Pain Symptoms

Headaches Due to Cervical Stenosis

Posted on December 15, 2017

Cervical stenosis refers to the narrowing of the open area of the vertebrae, or the spinal canal, in the neck. The spinal cord contains numerous nerves that run from the brain to the lower back, and these nerves are critical to movement, body control and other essential functions. When the… Read More

Causes and Treatments of Sciatica

Posted on October 27, 2017

The widest and longest nerves in the body, a sciatic nerve runs from the lower back, through the buttocks, and down each leg before ending just below the knees. These nerves control the muscles in the lower legs and supply sensation to your feet. Sciatica is the medical term used… Read More

Daily Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

Posted on October 20, 2017

If you are among the countless people suffering from back pain each day, you are likely searching for a viable solution to the problem. Pain in your back can prevent you from living life to the fullest if you allow it, and you will want to overcome your pain so… Read More

Repetitive Strain Injury - How to Prevent and Treat Them

Posted on June 06, 2017

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) – Causes and Treatments Most of us are aware that strain injuries can occur if you overexert yourself or engage in strenuous activities. But did you know that you can sustain repetitive strain injuries from doing things like typing at a keyboard a lot or sitting in… Read More

What is the definition of trauma?

Posted on May 05, 2017

Trauma is derived from Greek descent. A situation is considered traumatic when a person experiences a serious injury or catastrophic event. After this, a person may experience shock. Trauma has a medical and psychiatric definition. The medical definition of trauma refers to shock, a critical bodily injury or wound. Blunt… Read More

Knee Pain on Inside of Knee

Posted on April 21, 2017

Pain in the inside of the knee can be caused by medial meniscus tears, arthritis and medial collateral ligament injuries. There are two moon shaped cartilage that act as shock absorbers for the knee. The medial collateral ligament is connected to the medial meniscus. As such, any impact on the lateral… Read More

Ulcers and Back Pain

Posted on April 16, 2017

There are different types of ulcers. Most of them pertain to the stomach or abdomen area. Some of the most common symptoms of an ulcer are a burning pain in and above the stomach, nausea, vomiting, heartburn or discolored stools. The most common symptom is heartburn, especially between meals, or… Read More

How Chronic Pain Holds You Back

Posted on March 23, 2017

We all know how unwanted and unwelcome pain can quickly ruin your day, from a headache to a scrape to an ache in your lower back. Pain doesn’t just hurt—it affects the way you make decisions, and even the way you behave or react to life events. Unexpected pain can… Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Back Pain - Understanding and Managing the Condition

Posted on January 12, 2012

When most of us hear the word “arthritis,” what we’re really picturing isn’t rheumatoid arthritis, but rather “osteoarthritis,” the most common form of the condition. The differences between the two forms vary drastically. Rheumatoid arthritis can be a crippling disease, and if you think you may be suffering from it,… Read More

Abdominal Strain - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Posted on December 29, 2011

Abdominal strain isn’t pretty. True, it’s a muscle strain, but unlike most other muscle strains, an abdominal muscle strain typically isn’t one you can sport with ease or dignity. They hurt; at best, they feel awkward internally, while also making you feel awkward as a social human being. Abdominal strains… Read More