A Brief Guide to Degenerative Spondylolisthesis of the Lumbar Spine

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Lower back pain is a common and recurring problem among many individuals, but you never know when a seemingly harmless back pain may turn into a much serious problem such as Spondylolisthesis. A rare ...

4 Possible Causes of Chronic Ankle Pain

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The ankle, one of the strongest joints in the human body, can endure 1.5 times of the body weight when the person is walking. The weight bearing capability of the ankles increase by eight times when w...

Hip Arthritis: Types, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Hip arthritis is a progressive disorder which starts gradually and gets worse with time. The disorder limits a person’s ability to perform simple chores such as getting in and out of the car. Th...

Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid a Herniated Disc

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The spinal column is an integral and indispensable part of human anatomy which facilitates a range of bodily movements. Spinal discs act as shock absorbers protecting the spinal column against damage ...

All you Need to Know About Spinal Stenosis

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The spinal canal is one of the most important parts of human anatomy as it consists of the spinal cord and nerves that run throughout the body to deliver commands that help different body parts perfor...

Troubled by Arthritis? Here are 5 Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery

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Although knee replacement surgery is the most effective treatment to get permanent relief from the pain and agony caused by arthritis, it is usually the last resort. The surgery involves capping the e...

Scoliosis: Types, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Scoliosis is a spinal deformity affecting approximately 2 to 3 percent of the American population during their growth years, after the onset of puberty. The disorder, however, is also common in adults...

Troubled by Chronic Back Pain? Can be a Sign of Degenerative Disc Disease

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The spine is one of the most worked bones of the human body, as it performs various functions ranging from supporting the body weight, to allowing flexibility for motion, to protecting the spinal cord...

The Treatment of Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint caused by the breakdown of cartilage. Without cartilage to protect the joint and absorb shocks, bones rub together causing pain, stiffness, swelling, warmth, a...

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understanding the Difference

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Although both Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may affect any of the joints including those in your hand, wrist, neck, back, knee, and hip, they are different forms of the broader con...