Category: Spine Pain

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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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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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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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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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 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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5 Ways that will help you in Preventing Falls and Spinal Injuries

Introduction Falls are a leading cause of injury in elderly people. More surprising is the fact that these falls mostly occur at home, making other serious accidents secondary in causing spine-related injuries. This can be especially dangerous for people who have restricted mobility due to surgery or some other health condition such as back pain,

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