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  • Upper back pain between shoulder blades: Is it serious?

    Poor posture, injury, or problems with the spine can all lead to upper back pain. A common cause of pain between the shoulder blades is muscle strain.

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  • 6 cervical pillow options

    The neck makes up a small portion of the spinal column. Healthcare professionals refer to this section as the cervical spine. A specialist cervical pillow adds a layer of extra support for the neck while a person sleeps or lies down.

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  • Can You Prove You Have Whiplash?

    More than two-million Americans suffer from whiplash each year, and about 10 percent of them become permanently disabled. Minor neck injuries account of up to 60 percent of all permanent impairment claims, and over one million people will have chronic pain. Yet, whiplash remains one of the hardest injuries to prove.

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  • Causes and treatment of a pinched nerve in the back

    An injury, a herniated disc, or an underlying medical condition can cause a pinched nerve in the back — resulting in pain, numbness, or tingling sensations.

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  • The best ways to relieve neck, back and shoulder pain at home

    Working from home has many perks. You can make a snack whenever you like and no one knows if you're wearing comfy clothes from the waist down. But neck, back and shoulder pain isn't one of the many benefits. Fortunately, the right stretches can get rids of those aches and pains.

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  • Exercises for Neck Pain Relief

    You're not alone if you’re looking for neck exercises to relieve neck pain. The aching, throbbing discomfort is a common complaint. And it’s no wonder: The neck has a challenging job.

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  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of Facet Joint Disorders

    Lumbar facet joint disorders most commonly cause lower back pain that is characterized by a localized ache with some degree of stiffness. This pain is usually worse in the morning or after periods of inactivity. In case of spinal nerve root impingement, radicular leg pain (sciatica) may occur.

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  • Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way

    A new nonopioid pain reliever could be welcome news for people who have difficult-to-treat back pain. Tanezumab is what's called a monoclonal antibody. And it might offer extended relief from chronic lower back pain, a large, new study finds.However, a serious side effect remains a concern.

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  • WHAT DOCTORS WISH THEIR PATIENTS KNEW ABOUT SPINAL FUSIONS

    There is a great deal of misinformation on the internet and in the media about spinal surgery and specifically spinal fusion. When contemplating a spinal surgery and deciding if a fusion is necessary, it is critical to consider multiple factors. First and foremost, the vast majority of patients with a spine problem can be successfully treated and live a good quality of life without ever undergoing a spinal surgery.

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  • Is Your Neck Pain Preventing You From a Good Night's Sleep?

    Too much time in front of a computer can lead to neck pain it can also could be preventing you from getting a good night's rest. Here's why.

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