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Archive for the ‘Back Pain’ Category

What Causes Back Pain?

July 30th, 2021 by Lauren

Back pain is pretty common among adults in the United States. But why? What causes back pain? Quick Intro to Spine Anatomy Most of us are aware that we have a backbone running up and down the back of our bodies. Another name for the backbone is the spine. The spine runs from the base […]

Back Pain After Pregnancy

February 26th, 2021 by Lauren

Back pain after pregnancy can be a pain, quite literally. How long will it last? And is there a good way to get rid of it? Let’s take a closer look at postpartum back pain. Why Does My Back Hurt After Pregnancy? There are several reasons your back may hurt after your pregnancy. Many might […]

Facet Joint Pain

February 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

What Is Facet Joint Pain? Facet Joint Pain is a term that describes the part of the spine that is causing the pain. Each bone of the spine (vertebra) is a complex structure that includes a cylindrical-type ‘body’ and facets, which stick out like fingers from the ‘body’. The facets from neighboring vertabrae work together […]

When To See A Doctor for Back Pain

February 5th, 2021 by Lauren

During a pandemic you may be tempted to delay seeing a doctor for your ailments. But, sometimes, being evaluated and/or treated is urgent and shouldn’t be delayed. Here are some tips for knowing when to see a doctor for back pain. Times When You Should See A Doctor For Back Pain After an Accident or […]

Menopause and Back Pain – Are They Related?

January 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

In this article we’ll explore menopause and back pain…and if they’re related. In other words, are women more susceptible to back pain during and after menopause? Menopause and Lower Back Pain Several studies have confirmed that women suffer from more joint and spine pain during the perimenopause and menopause stages of their life. What is […]

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Are You More Prone to Back Pain Than Others?

January 8th, 2021 by Lauren

Are you frustrated that your back pain is back? Does it seem like you’re more prone to chronic back pain than others? Well, you could be. Chronic Back Pain What do we mean by chronic back pain? Back pain can mean different things to different people. For example, middle back pain is different than lower […]

Sacrum Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

November 13th, 2020 by Lauren

In this article we’ll discuss the various causes of sacrum pain, their symptoms, and treatment options. What is the Sacrum? The sacrum is a bone at the lower end of our spine, in our pelvic cavity. When we are young the sacrum is actually 5 additional vertebrae at the base of our spine. Sometime during […]

Muscle Spasms

November 6th, 2020 by Lauren

There are several causes of muscle spasms. In this article we’ll take a look at muscle spasms as a symptom of a spinal condition. What Are Muscle Spasms? A muscle spasm is a sudden muscle contraction which occurs involuntarily. In other words, your leg muscle contracts moves but you didn’t do it on purpose. A […]

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