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Common Causes of Back Pain

Common Causes of Back Pain

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Posted on December 08, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Your back consists of five vertebrae in the lower or lumbar spine, seven vertebrae in the neck and 12 vertebrae in the upper or thoracic spine for a total of 19 vertebrae. Underneath your lumbar vertebrae sits five bones fused together called a sacrum. Two pelvic bones join the sacrum to create the trunk base […]

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Common Risk Factors for Osteoarthritis of the Spine

Common Risk Factors for Osteoarthritis of the Spine

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Posted on October 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM

According to the National Institute of Health, more than 27 million Americans over the age of 25 have a form of osteoarthritis. This often debilitating disease, also known as wear-and-tear arthritis, is associated with a variety of symptoms including pain, limited range of motion and bone and tissue deterioration. Osteoarthritis, particularly osteoarthritis of the spine, is especially […]

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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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