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Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

What Is It? Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition of the shoulder joint where there is inflammation of one or more tendons of the rotator...

Natural Remedies For Headaches

Natural remedies for headaches can be simple. Most of us have experienced a headache at one time or another. When you have one come on...

Chronic Knee Pain

The Top 5 Knee Pain Home Remedies Chronic knee pain can be frustrating and debilitating. Most chronic knee pain will involve pain that is usually felt...

Heel Spur Pain

What is Heel Spur Pain? Heel spurs are often painless; however, when they cause pain, it can be debilitating. It is typically due to an...

Herniated Disc in Neck

What is it? A herniated disc in the neck is when the material between the intervertebral disc (called Nucleus Pulposus) breaks through the outer lining...

Pinched Nerve

The term “pinched nerve” is a general term used In musculoskeletal medicine used to describe a condition where a component of a nerve is compromised...

Neck Muscle Pain

Neck muscle pain can be very painful and disruptive in your life when it happens. Imagine one morning you wake up and you try to turn...
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Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s Elbow can be a chronic (long term) or acute (short term) painful disorder to the inside region of the elbow and can be caused by a number of factors. It is painful at the insertion point of the inner forearm (called flexors). Excessive repetitive use can stress the tendon/connective tissue over a long period…
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Spinal Infection

Overview Spinal infections involve the: Intervertebral disc space Spinal canal Surrounding soft tissue Vertebral column The infections, bacteria or fungal can present 3 days to 3 months after surgery. Intervertebral disc space infections are between two vertebrae. Disc space infections are classified into 3 subcategories: Discitis (childhood) Postoperative Spontaneous (adult hematogenous or blood-borne) Vertebral Osteomyelitis is…
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Spinal Cancer

What is Spinal Cancer? Overview Spinal cancer involves tumors or masses of abnormal cells originating in spinal tissue or brain (also known as spinal tumors).  Primary tumors may start due to certain inherited gene mutations. Those that metastasize or spread to the spine from other body areas are secondary spinal tumors. Typically they come from…
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