Facet joints are joints of the spine that are located between the vertebrae and have their ends covered by cartilage to prevent friction which can lead to early wear and tear of the bones. The facet joints bear a lot of weight and pressure and this can cause the cartilage to disintegrate over time.
Cervicogenic headache (CGH) is usually described as a constant dull headache that can sometimes grow in intensity and cause extreme discomfort. The symptoms of this condition are experienced only on one side of the face or head and are referred to as side-locked. Symptoms of CGH The pain is sporadic in nature and
Working, be it sitting all day, performing physically demanding tasks, or repetitive activities, can impact your back heavily and one needs to understand the causes to treat the back pain that follows you at the end of a hard working day. The backache of any degree can be annoying and make it difficult for
The back is also known as the dorsum is the major support system of the human body, and is formed of several bones (the vertebral column), muscles, and nerves. The vertebral column is a vital structure present in the back and is prone to injuries, especially the lumbar region or the lower back. The
Slipping rib syndrome also known as clicking rib, rib tip syndrome, displaced rib refers to an inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs. This condition occurs when the cartilage of one of your ribs slips and irritates the surrounding nerves. One of the first symptoms to appear in this condition is a pain in
A back brace for the lower back is an option worth considering if you’re looking for some assistance in your back pain recovery. Back braces are of multiple types: Rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible. The rigid ones are employed in severe cases where even a minor instability can aggravate the pain further, and semi-rigid and
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) is a condition in which the issue related to your spine or neck doesn’t resolve after Spine Surgery and the symptoms return after a certain period or immediately. FBSS also named post-laminectomy syndrome can be very disheartening for the patient who was hoping to be relieved of pain post-surgery.
One of the most common practices for maintaining spine health is yoga, which involves various exercises or asanas that strengthen the muscles and keep the spine in good shape. However, it’s not just about the body. Yoga is a discipline that encompasses not just the movements of the body, but also the mind.
Lateral Epicondylitis also called Tennis Elbow is a painful condition of the elbow that is caused due to overuse or repetitive movement. The pain is usually experienced on the outer portion of the elbow where the tendons of the forearm are attached to it. It is mostly caused by overuse injury of the extensor
Back pain in children is becoming a very common phenomenon. However, there are certain conditions that need professional medical care and therefore shouldn’t be neglected. Children are quite prone to injuries due to their active lifestyle and sometimes overuse and fatigue can result in an aching back. Carrying heavy bags to school or performing