Spinal Stenosis – What It Is and How It’s Treated

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The spinal canal is a hollow passageway that houses and protects the spinal cord. A good analogy of the spinal cord and spinal canal is a drinking straw in its wrapper. The wrapper protects and houses...

Getting Back on Your Feet When You Have Foot and Ankle Problems

Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and ankle problems can result in debilitating pain and, quite possibly, render you immobile. From injuries to diseases to aging, there are numerous reasons why our feet and ankles suffer pain.  E...

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Hip Replacement Surgeries

Hip Replacement Surgery

Out of the 360 different joints in a human body, those connecting the hip are some of the most important, as they provide stability and share a major part of the body’s weight. Any damage to the joint...

The Road To Recovery: How To Safely Heal After Knee Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

The best way to recover from knee replacement surgery is to be an active participant. You will bounce back quicker as long as you make an effort to heal. It seems like the minute you feel better you c...

Alternative Treatment Options for Low Back Pain

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Lower back pain is a common problem that affects a large majority of American adults. Each year millions of people see a doctor for lower back pain treatment. Back pain can start suddenly and last for...

6 Ways To Get Rid Of Neck Pain

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Time to get rid of that old pillow! You woke up for the third time this month with a stiff neck. You think, “There must be some way to help prevent or ease my neck pain!” The physicians participating ...

Ball-and-Socket: What Does Shoulder Surgery Involve?

Shoulder Surgery

One day you’re out playing a round of golf only to find that after your first swing, your shoulder is in severe pain. When you see your doctor about it, he or she suggests shoulder surgery. Each year ...

4 Common Types of Arthritis that Affect the Hand and Wrist

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The hand and wrist have a number of ligaments, muscles, and bones, and damage to any of these can affect movement. If you experience mild or severe hand and wrist pain, it could be a sign of arthritis...

Knee Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Chronic knee pain makes it a challenge for a patient to lead a normal life. The issue causes considerable discomfort in walking, sitting, relaxing and even sleeping. Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerat...

Prolonged Shoulder and Elbow Pain: A Sign of Bursitis or Tendinitis

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Bursitis and tendinitis, also known as soft tissue rheumatic syndromes, cause swelling around the bones, muscles and joints. Many instances of shoulder and elbow pain are mistaken as joint pain caused...