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What is the Difference Between a Bulging Disc and a Herniated Disc?

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Posted on September 26, 2018 at 08:00 AM

Herniated discs and bulging discs are common causes of back pain. These terms are commonly confused since they both refer to a disc injury. However, they are different conditions that can affect spinal discs. The type of treatment you might need for your symptoms depends on whether you have a herniated disc or bulging disc, […]

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Common Summertime Injuries

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Posted on September 12, 2018 at 08:00 AM

Summer provides an opportunity to spend more time outdoors, engaging in a change of your normal pace and a more active lifestyle. However, these changes can also result in a number of injuries that can affect spinal function and your ability to move comfortably and efficiently. At Capital City Neurosurgery, we offer a number of […]

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Tips on Finding the Right Physical Therapist for You

Tips on Finding the Right Physical Therapist for You

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Posted on August 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM

If you have recently had back surgery, physical therapy is often an important aspect of your recovery. However, you don’t just want to go to any physical therapist. For starters, it’s important to find someone experienced with your specific back issue. You also want to ensure that you and the physical therapist have compatible personalities […]

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Repetitive Strain Injury: Could Your Job Be Giving You Mouse Shoulder?

Repetitive Strain Injury: Could Your Job Be Giving You Mouse Shoulder?

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Posted on August 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Certain occupations, such as those that require frequent computer use or the lifting of heavy loads, can cause a condition known as repetitive strain injury in the shoulder. Some people refer to this injury as mouse shoulder due to its close association with computer work. The pain occurs when you engage in repetitive, awkward or […]

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Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

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Posted on July 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Summer is a time to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine without the worry of dealing with back pain. Unfortunately for millions, warm weather activities often lead to everything from a mild twinge in the lower back to excruciating pain of the spine. Here are a few exercises you can do help with your back […]

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Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

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Posted on July 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Chronic back and neck pain are two of the most common complaints of pain experienced by adults, followed closely by insomnia. Studies have shown that about two-thirds of all people suffering from back pain also have trouble sleeping. In most situations, the sleep deprivation is due to the extreme level of discomfort you experience while […]

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How to Prevent Back Pain During the Cold Winter Months

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 13:52 PM

It’s common for back pain to occur during the winter months, which can cause you considerable discomfort all season long. Fortunately, you can take steps to prevent back pain. Understanding why this happens and what you can do about it will help you enjoy a pain-free winter. Causes of Winter Back Pain Why does pain […]

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The Unknown Truth About Topical Pain Relievers

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 13:48 PM

You wrack your brain…what did I do? Pick up something too heavy? Did I just move the wrong way? Did I make the wrong dance move at that party? Last night I was feeling fine. Suddenly, here it is again. That gnawing, irritating feeling that someone just put a hot iron on your neck, shoulders, […]

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Nutrition for Healthy Joints and Bones

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 13:46 PM

Your joints and bones are responsible for keeping your body strong and moving, but over time they can deteriorate as a result of poor nutrition and heavy physical activity. Whether you are still growing, aging or physically active, it is critical to maintain your joint and bone health to stay physically fit and to prevent […]

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Why Do People Experience Pain Differently?

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 13:43 PM

The sensation of pain is a result of a complex interaction between specialized nerves, the spinal column and the brain that involves rapid signaling systems, emergency responses and interpretive messaging. These patterns can vary in speed, degree, and intensity, from one person to another. People bring their own experiences and their genetic factors into how […]

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