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Lumbar Disc Herniation Complete Guide

Lumbar Disc Herniation Complete Guide
Although people often refer to a disc herniation as a slipped disc, the disc doesn't actually slip out of place. Rather, the term herniation means that the material at the center of the disc has squeezed out of its normal space. This condition mainly affects people between 30 and 40 years old.
Posted on 2019-02-15

Acute vs Chronic Back Pain Complete Injury guide

Acute vs Chronic Back Pain Complete Injury guide
Back pain is one of the most common causes of missed days from work and job-related disabilities. The occurrence of back pain is fairly equal for both men and women, and can have a wide ranges of causes. Back pain is generally reported as originating in the lower back, with an intensity that may range from a dull ache to a sharp, intense sensation, and it may be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-lasting). In the majority of cases, back pain is acute, but certain spinal conditions or injuries m...
Posted on 2019-02-01

Back Pain in Children Complete Guide

Back Pain in Children Complete Guide
Until more recently, a complaint of back pain in a child or adolescent was considered uncommon. It was usually associated with a certain condition such as curvature of the spine, a broken spinal bone, inflammation, a tumor, or infection.More recently, however, reports of back pain among children are much more common.  It is not clear why but may be due to children carrying heavier backpacks or sitting longer due to increased computer use.  By the age of fifteen, 20-70 percent of childr...
Posted on 2019-01-24

Neck Pain Complete Guide

Neck Pain Complete Guide
Neck pain is a common reason people visit their doctor. Neck pain typically doesn't start from a single injury. Instead, the problem usually develops over time from the stress and strain of daily activities. Eventually, the parts of the spine begin to degenerate. The degeneration can become a source of neck pain. Knowing how your neck normally works and why you feel pain are important in helping you care for your neck problem. Patients are often less anxious and more satisfied with their care w...
Posted on 2019-01-08

SI Pain Complete Guide

SI Pain Complete Guide
A painful Sacroiliac (SI) joint is one of the more common causes of mechanical low back pain. A ‘dysfunction’ of the SI joint is a term that is used to describe the pain associated with this joint because it is often still unclear why this joint becomes painful and leads to low back pain. Most people who suffer from this problem can reduce the pain with Physical Therapy treatment and manage the problem.
Posted on 2018-12-17

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
in for Shoulder. Welcome to 's patient resource about Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) can cause pain and numbness in the shoulder, arm, and hand. Testing for TOS is difficult. There is no one test to accurately diagnose TOS, and other conditions can have similar symptoms. You will need to go through several tests to find out if TOS is actually the cause of your pain. Making the right diagnosis often takes time and can be a cause of frustration, both for you and you...
Posted on 2018-12-13

Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right

Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right
Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right   Welcome to ’s guide on the importance of posture. Most likely everyone remembers somebody telling them when they were younger to ‘sit up straight!’ or ‘stop slouching!’  What is the big deal with slouching when it feels comfortable and is easy to do? And if you aren’t suppose to slouch, what is the optimal position to sit or stand in? This article will discuss proper posturing and provide useful tips for ...
Posted on 2018-11-28

Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide

Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide in for Fibromyalgia. Welcome to 's patient resource about Fibromyalgia.  The following is an educational overview of Fibromyalgia and common treatment options. Fibro = fibrous tissues (ligaments that attach to bone and tendons that attach muscle to bone)myo = musclealgia = the Greek word for pain Fibromyalgia, though common, is a disease that's not well understood. It involves pain throughout the body, with especially tender ...
Posted on 2018-11-05

Scoliosis Complete Injury Guide

Scoliosis Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Upper Back Scoliosis Complete Injury Guide in for Upper Back Issues. Welcome to 's guide to Scoliosis. Scoliosis is a deformity in the spine that causes an abnormal C-shaped (one curve) or S-shaped (two curves) curvature. The spine is not straight but curves to one or both sides. There are three types of scoliosis that are categorized based on when it develops. Infantile scoliosis occurs from birth to three years of age. Juvenile scoliosis develops between four and nine...
Posted on 2018-10-30

Low Back Pain Complete Injury Guide

Low Back Pain Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Low Back Pain Complete Injury Guide in for Lower Back.   Welcome to 's patient resource about low back pain. Low back pain is one of the main reasons people visit their doctor. For adults over 40, it ranks third as a cause for doctor visits, after heart disease and arthritis. Eighty percent of people will have low back pain at some point in their lives. And nearly everyone who has low back pain once will have it again. Very few people who feel pain in their low b...
Posted on 2018-10-03

Neck Pinched Nerve Injury Complete Guide

Neck Pinched Nerve Injury Complete Guide
Neck pain has many causes. Mechanical neck pain comes from injury or inflammation in the soft tissues of the neck. This is much different and less concerning than symptoms that come from pressure on the nerve roots as they exit the spinal column. People sometimes refer to this problem as a pinched nerve. Health care providers in Greenville SC call it cervical radiculopathy.
Posted on 2018-09-18

Arthritis Complete Injury Guide

Arthritis Complete Injury Guide
Living with arthritis in Greenville SC? Arthritis doesn't have to kill your fun and if you work with us, we won't let it. Arthritis is one condition that can be incredibly debilitating to a sufferer of this disease.  Arthritis can cause pain, inflammation, stiffness, limitation of movement, and can keep you from fully enjoying your life.However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel!This section of our site is designed with you, the Arthritis sufferer in mind.  We want to be a res...
Posted on 2018-09-16

Lumbar Stenosis Complete Injury Guide

Lumbar Stenosis Complete Injury Guide
According to the North American Spine Society (NASS), spinal stenosis describes a clinical syndrome of buttock or leg pain. These symptoms may occur with or without back pain. It is a condition in which the nerves in the spinal canal are closed in, or compressed. The spinal canal is the hollow tube formed by the bones of the spinal column. Anything that causes this bony tube to shrink can squeeze the nerves inside. As a result of many years of wear and tear on the parts of the spine, the tissues...
Posted on 2018-09-03

FACT: DRINKING WATER CAN ACTUALLY REDUCE YOUR LOW BACK PAIN

FACT: DRINKING WATER CAN ACTUALLY REDUCE YOUR LOW BACK PAIN
Living in Greenville SC with low back pain? Did you know that the amount of water you drink can impact your back pain? Why?? Well water makes up two thirds of our bodies and is crucial to every single process that goes on inside us. Without enough water in the body your discs, joints, organs, and muscles can’t function properly. This is why we feel a lot better when we drink enough water. This may sound “too simple”, but dehydration can be a contributor to back p...
Posted on 2018-08-04

THE ANATOMY OF THE RIBS & BREATHING

THE ANATOMY OF THE RIBS & BREATHING
Living in Greenville and curious about the ribs and breathing anatomy? The purpose of the rib cage is to be the attachment for our respiratory muscles in order to aid in breathing, as well as, serve as aprotective shield for the vital organs (the heart, lunges, and major blood vessels). To achieve these purposes, the rib cage is composed of 12 ribs. Each rib connects between each of the 12 thoracic vertebral bodies. For example, rib 5 connects between the thoracic vertebrae 5 and 6 bod...
Posted on 2018-07-15

THE ANATOMY OF THE SPINE

THE ANATOMY OF THE SPINE
Have low back pain in Greenville SC? Maybe it's time to learn a little about the spine! The spine is very complex and even with a doctorate degree there is always more to learn about the spine. This blog post is aimed to give you a basic understanding of spine anatomy, function, and pathology reasonings so that future blog posts can focus more on what causes spine injuries, treatment of spine injuries, & prevention of spine injuries. For general spine treatment, please check out my free...
Posted on 2018-06-29

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