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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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Facet Arthropathy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

  The joints present on the back of the spine that maintain and regulate its alignment and movement are known as facet joints. Their major function is to limit the motion of the spine by protecting it from rotating or bending too much. They also prevent the vertebrae from slipping over each other which can

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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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