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Piriformis Syndrome: Symptoms Causes and Treatment

  Piriformis Syndrome is a rare neuromuscular condition in which the sciatic nerve gets compressed by the piriformis muscle. It has a flat pyramidal structure and is located in the rump region of the body. This muscle is responsible for rotation and abduction of the hip and also helps in maintaining the balance of the

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Different Types of Spinal Infection and Its Treatment

  Spinal infection is a very rare condition but can have serious consequences. A bacterial infection of the spine involves infection in the spinal cord, discs, vertebrae, and facet joints. The infection of the spinal cord usually involves the tissues that surround it and is known as an epidural abscess. An infection of the facet

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How to Choose the Right Ergonomic Chair for Your Workplace?

  The biggest con of working for long hours in a chair is its impact on the spine. Sitting for long periods of time can greatly alter your posture and impact the back negatively. This leads to back problems which happen mostly due to slouching or sitting with a bad posture. One way to tackle

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Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

1. Meditation for Relaxation Meditation or deep breathing is a very effective relaxation technique and can ease your mind as well as your body after a long tiresome day. All you need to do is sit in a comfortable position, take deep breaths, and not let distracting thoughts come in your way. Try to breathe

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All You Need to Know About Sacroiliitis

  Sacroiliitis is a condition affecting the Sacroiliitis joints, in which either one or both of the joints become inflamed causing pain. The Sacroiliitis joints are located on the lower part of the spine, where it connects to the pelvis. The pain is usually experienced in the lower back but can radiate to the buttocks,

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The Best Treatment for Hip Osteoarthritis

  Arthritis is a condition in which the joints become inflamed and cause severe pain. It usually occurs in the knees and hips because they bear most of the weight of the body and are more prone to degeneration over time. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and involves the deterioration of the

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Pes Anserine (Knee Tendon) Bursitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  Pes Anserine Bursitis is a painful condition of the knee in which the bursa located on the inside of the knee becomes inflamed. Bursae are present all over the body where there is friction due to movements such as the shoulder, hips, and knee. These fluid-filled sacs act as cushions between bones, ligaments, and

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Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain): Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

  The coccyx or the tailbone is a small bone situated at the bottom of the spinal column and is made up of 3 to 5 fused coccygeal vertebrae. The coccyx is connected to multiple tendons, muscles, and ligaments and helps in bearing the weight of the body while sitting.  Coccydynia is a painful condition

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Flat-Feet: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

  Flat-feet is a condition in which the arch on the sole of the foot is flat causing the entire foot to come in contact with the ground while walking. This is generally a painless condition but can sometimes cause discomfort and treatment might be required. A flat foot is the loss of the medial

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Supraspinatus Tendinopathy: Its Symptoms and Treatment

  One of the leading causes of shoulder pain in middle and old age is Supraspinatus tendinopathy. The pain in the shoulder area is usually caused due to repetitive activities leading to a degeneration of the Supraspinatus tendon, which is a part of the rotator cuff. The subacromial bursa is responsible for reducing friction between

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