January2016

7 Facts You May Not Know About Spinal Stenosis

Did you know that the spine of spinal stenosis patients is narrowed in one or more of three parts, including the space at the center of the spine, the canals where nerves branch out from the spine, and the space between vertebrae?   Unfortunately for people with spinal stenosis, this[…]

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3 Ways to Alleviate Herniated Disc Pain

  A herniated disk is a problem with one of the disks between the vertebrae that form your spine. This condition can irritate nerves, resulting in pain, weakness or numbness in the leg or arm. However, some people with a herniated disk do not present symptoms at all.   When[…]

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Treat Yourself to a Massage with 3 DIY Tips

  Not all of us can afford to get a massage on a regular basis, but most of us could benefit from the healing effects of a massage routine.   If you want to soothe back pain anytime, at no cost, a do-it-yourself (DIY) massage could be a smart option.[…]

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Reducing the Risk for Back Pain and Sciatica During Pregnancy

  Pregnant women have a lot of work to do before they even reach the stage of labor. But how do back issues factor into an experience that is already challenging for the body?   Preexisting back pain, sciatica, scoliosis, and even a previous spinal surgery can all complicate the[…]

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