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Maintaining Back Health and Core Strengthening

A strong core is a key to maintaining back health and keeping the pain at bay. External Obliques, Internal Obliques, Rectus Abdominis, Transverses Abdominis, Pyramidalis are 5 important core muscles. Back strain and sprain are very common complaints in patients and this is mainly because their back muscles and the spine have to bear extra

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Costochondritis Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment

Costochondritis is an inflammatory condition affecting the cartilage tissue connecting the ribs to the sternum. Since it affects the sternum, it is also known as costosternal syndrome or costosternal chondrodynia. It causes pain in the chest area and ranges from mild to severe. The pain is similar to that of a heart attack and needs

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How to heal from a broken bone

Healing from a broken bone requires patience as well as an active lifestyle that a doctor would recommend after analysing your situation. Staying active doesn’t mean overusing the fractured bone as that can aggravate your condition further. This prevents the bones from getting weaker and also helps in restoring strength and mobility. There are certain

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome Causes and Diagnosis Treatment

Myofascial pain syndrome is a condition characterized by referred pain in which the muscles experience pain due to specific triggers. One such trigger is repetitive motion, in which the muscles undergo tension resulting in pain, even in parts that have no direct relation to the sensitive muscle. These painful muscle areas contain hyperirritable zones in

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Non-Surgical Treatments for Facet Joint Pain

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. This

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Obesity and Knee Pain

Obesity has been linked to so many health conditions and knee pain is one of them. The knees bear the entire weight of the body and enable movement. When the body weight becomes too much for the knees to handle it is natural for them to undergo damage. The knees are the one of strongest

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Sciatica: Causes and Treatments

Sciatica is the name given to a collection of symptoms that arise due to some underlying condition that leads to the compression of the sciatic nerve. There are a number of disorders that can compress the sciatic nerve such as trauma caused by an accident, tumor, disc degeneration, spondylolisthesis, and the most common one “herniated

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Shoulder Pain: Causes and Treatment

The three bones that make up the shoulder are the humerus, the clavicle, and the scapula. The shoulder joint or the glenohumeral joint allows the shoulder to move in multiplayer directions like forwarding, backward, and circular. This mobility is facilitated by the rotator cuff, composed of tendons, and provides the shoulder its range of motion.

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Non Surgical Treatment Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the spine that is an inevitable part of the aging process. As we grow older, our bodies undergo slow deterioration and the bones of the spine begin to show the symptoms of the wear and tear they have been subjected to over the years. Another term for this arthritic

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How to take care of sprained ankle

A sprained ankle is a very painful condition affecting the ligaments of the ankle joint, resulting in inflammation and pain. An injury to the ankle can inflict a tear in the ligaments that hold the ankle bone in the foot. The function of the ligaments is to prevent unrestricted movement of the ankle. When these

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