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Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Arthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint, and surrounding tissues. There are as many as 100 varieties of arthritis. According to...

Pinched Nerve In Low Back

Pinched Nerve In Low Back A Pinched Nerve In The Low Back can be a chronic (long term) or acute  (short term) painful disorder that...

Tendonitis of the Knee

Tendonitis of the Knee, What It Is? Tendonitis of the Knee is when you have an irritated tendon in the front part of your knee...

Sciatica Treatment

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is also known as Sciatica Syndrome and is a generalized phrase or term to indicate pain in the buttocks region usually...

Plantar Fasciitis Remedies

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is typically considered to be pain of the bottom of the foot due to irritation of the dense tissue...

Lower Back Pain Treatment

What Are The Top 5 Conservative Lower Back Pain Treatments? Moist Heat: Muscle tension is a common denominator in acute and even chronic low back...

Tension Headache

Tension Headache, What Is It? There are many, many causes of headache, ranging from simple stress to tumors.  The focus of this article will be...

Front Neck Pain

What Can Cause Front Neck Pain? Pain in the front of your neck can be caused by various factors. First, it is important to rule...

Ayurvedic Medicine & DDD

Ayurvedic Medicine, What Is It? Ayurvedic Medicine was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India and is a holistic healing art as it is...

Tennis Elbow

What Is It? Tennis elbow is a condition where there is inflammation and pain on the outside of your elbow where the forearm extensor tendons...
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Chronic Pain

What is chronic pain? Chronic pain lingers longer than expected as healing time due to an injury or onset of a medical problem.  Typically it is pain that lasts between three and 6 months from onset. The origin of chronic pain can be traced to the body, brain or spinal cord. Classification There are 7…
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Sprained Wrist

A Sprained Wrist is a condition where the ligaments and connective tissue of the wrist has been traumatized to a degree causing pain and dysfunction. Depending on the severity of the injury, there are degrees of injury. A sprained wrist condition  can be caused  by a number of factors. Examples include: trauma to tissue, fall…
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Shin Splints

What are they? Shin splints is a term for pain felt in the shin/lower leg.  Shin splints most commonly happen to long distance runners, endurance athletes, new runners and military personnel.  Due to the high demands of these activities, injuries to the shins are quite common.  The excessive stress that is put on the tissue…
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