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Is Surgery Recommended? How to Get a Second Opinion

How many reviews do you read before going to a restaurant? How many shoes do you try on before buying that perfect pair? How many cars do you test-drive before buying one? How many people do you consult before investing your money? We ask for second opinions all the time. Why then shouldn’t we do

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Common Myths about Back Pain

Back problems are extremely common. Unfortunately so are the myths around them. Belief in these myths makes people delay treatment, or wrongly administer their own treatment. The worst part is that some of these myths are so rampant, that even some healthcare professionals believe them. Knowledge is power. And in this case, will hopefully help

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Understanding the Difference between Primary and Secondary Osteoarthritis

Joint pain, stiffness, grating bones and even tenderness are a few symptoms one suffers when diagnosed with Osteoarthritis. This disease is one of the most common forms of Arthritis. Also known as degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis affects bone cartilage. As the disease progresses, this cartilage and the cushioning it provides deteriorates. The

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7 Ways to Reduce Stress and Arthritis Inflammation

Anyone afflicted with Arthritis is probably aware that it literally means ‘joint inflammation’. No matter which kind of arthritis you have been afflicted with, controlling inflammation plays a key role in managing the disease. That’s easier said than done though, because one of the biggest triggers of inflammation is stress. Read more…

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Hip Bursitis and its Causes

The human body contains over 150 bursae and yet, we don’t talk about them until they hurt! In this article we will explore Trochanteric Bursitis, bursitis that affects the hip and its causes. Read more

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Symptoms and Early Signs

Arthritis is an extremely common condition. It occurs in various forms. Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis which causes the stiffening of the spine. To understand it better, a simple breakdown of the name will help. Ankylosing means fusing together, Spondyl is from the Greek word for vertebra and Itis refers to inflammation, literally

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Crepitus or Popping Sounds Explained

We’ve all taken great pleasure in cracking our knuckles just to hear them pop. But when your joints start cracking on their own, it’s no longer as much fun. Why would your joints crackle without you forcing them to? Let’s take a closer look at Crepitus and its causes. Read more

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8 Simple Yoga Exercises to Cure Cervical Spondylosis

As our lifestyles become more and more sedentary, we’ve opened ourselves up to more and more ailments. Cervical Spondylosis is one such ailment, the occurrence of which has become fairly common. In this article we’ll take a closer look at cervical spondylosis and how yoga can help cure it. Read More

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5 Common Causes of Ankle Pain

You can’t walk, you feel soreness, and your ankle is stiff and may even be swollen and red. And all through, the only question you are trying to answer is why does my ankle hurt? We at the Spinalogy Clinic have created this list of a few possible causes of ankle pain, to help you

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Knee Pain: 5 Common Causes and when to see a Doctor

The knee is the largest joint in the human body. It is a complex structure and this complexity makes it more prone to injury. It has three major bones that connect the leg with the upper body. There is also cartilage, muscles, tendons and ligaments, all packed in together! It’s no surprise then that damage

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