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Posts Tagged ‘arthritis’

Arthritis in the Spine

August 7th, 2020 by Lauren

Today we’re talking about arthritis in the spine. What is it, what causes it and understanding ways to treat it. What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a term that refers to joint pain. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and conditions that relate to arthritis. Some of these include: osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis, and […]

Anywhere from 20-70% of individuals will suffer from neck pain at some point in their lives. What causes neck pain? Here are some of the more common causes. Sleeping Position Can Cause Chronic Neck Pain It may sound strange to talk about your posture while you’re sleeping but it can be important. You spend nearly […]

As people age and the tissue in their spine changes they can develop degenerative disc disease. Arthritis is also a condition which affects the joints and is known to progress with age.  So, are degenerative disc disease and arthritis the same thing? What’s Degenerative Disc Disease? Between each bone of the backbone are fluid filled […]

Are My Hip Pain and Back Pain Related?

November 28th, 2018 by Lauren

People who suffer from both hip pain and back pain can experience lower back pain, groin pain, thigh pain, pain in the buttocks, and sometimes knee pain. The term “hip-spine syndrome” was coined to describe individuals who suffer from pain in these areas. However, because the pain can vary in location, diagnosing the source of […]

After back and neck pain, shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal complaint of patients. Shoulder Pain Diagnosis Shoulder pain diagnosis can be tricky as many things can cause an individual to experience pain in the shoulder. For example, shoulder pain can result from issues within the shoulder, the upper area of the spine or […]

A quick search on Google shows many articles and forum discussions about back pain after drinking alcohol. However, after doing a review of the scientific studies on the topic, Ferreira PH, et. al.1 noted there weren’t any available scientific studies showing a correlation between the two. However, they noted that “well-designed specific alcohol/low-back pain-centered studies […]

Sex and Back Pain

December 12th, 2016 by Andrea

Do you worry as you age that you will not be able to continue with sexual activity due to back pain or that it will make your pain even worse? Back pain effects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives, and is the leading cause of disability globally. Several studies have […]

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