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Upper Back Pain: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

  There can be many underlying reasons for upper back pain although it is mostly resistant to injury compared to other parts of the back. The pain is usually experienced after a traumatic affliction to the upper back but sometimes it can also appear out of the blue, with no apparent reason. Poor posture, repetitive

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All About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The movement of your thumb and fingers, except the little finger, is controlled by the median nerve. When the median nerve gets compressed it causes carpal tunnel syndrome or median nerve compression. The median nerve runs down the wrist to your hand through a pretty narrow passage known as the carpal tunnel. If the nerve

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Frozen Shoulder: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

  Frozen shoulder is a condition of the shoulder joint in which the person experiences discomfort, pain, and stiffness in the shoulder area. The condition can be excruciatingly painful before completely fading away. This condition is also known as adhesive capsulitis as it is caused due to the abnormal thickening of the connective tissue, also

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Treatment for Spinal Compression Fracture

  The fracture in one of the vertebrae due to pressure of the bones above it in the spine is known as a spinal compression fracture. The symptoms of a spinal compression fracture are pain in the back and hips. There is also numbness and tingling sensations in the body and the bowel movements can

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All You Need to Know About the Spine

  Spine or the vertebral column, commonly known as the backbone is a part of the axial skeletal system which consists of 33 vertebrae. These vertebrae are a series of small bones in which the upper 24 are separate and the lower 9 are the fused bones of the sacrum and coccyx. The spine extends

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Tips for Online Students About Managing Back Pain

Online learning has recently become a very popular mode of attaining education, especially for those who are bound by time and liabilities. E-Learning has made education accessible even to the remotest parts of the world, provided there is a working internet connection, and a computer to access online lectures. However, there’s a heavy price to

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Trapezius Myalgia, It’s Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

  Trapezius myalgia is a condition in which there is acute pain in the upper trapezius muscle, accompanied by stiffness and difficulty in movement. It is not in itself a disorder but a symptom of an underlying condition. The trapezius is a large muscle that runs from the occipital bone to the thoracic region and

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Osteoporosis, Its Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Osteoporosis is a condition of the bones in which the bones become so weak and fragile that fractures can happen even while performing daily tasks. The hip, spine, and forearm bones are the most vulnerable to fractures. This condition is usually seen in old people and mostly in postmenopausal women as after menopause there is

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New Non-Surgical Treatments For Knee Osteoarthritis

    Knee Osteoarthritis is a process of ‘wear and tear’ of the joint. The cartilage covering the articulating surfaces acts as a shock absorber of the joint. Over time this cartilage undergoes a wear and tear process which causes destruction of cartilage. . The pain is a result of the inflammation of the cartilage

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Risks of Prolonged Sitting

    Sitting is a position that barely uses energy when contrasted with standing and running, and has been linked to a number of health concerns. A number of health abnormalities caused by sitting for prolonged periods of time are obesity, cardiovascular diseases, cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer, and even anxiety and depression. Our jobs

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