'Obese man tying shoes'

How Much Does Pain Weigh?

There is a correlation between chronic pain and obesity. Will losing weight ease the pain?

Endocrinology 'Couple with sacral dysfunction'

Sacral Dysfunction Affects More Than Your Back

Most men boast about their virility to the point of exag­gera­tion. This makes the con­versa­tion about impo­tence difficult.

Orthopedics 'Elderly man with backache'

Schmorl Node Vertical Disc Herniation Pain

Historically considered clinically insig­ni­fi­cant, Schmorl’s nodes can be an active symptom or cause of pain in some patients.

Orthopedics 'Mature couple with backache'

Could You Have A Spinal Bone Infection?

Pyogenic spondy­litis is a rare life-threatening condition primarily affecting adults in their fifties to be distin­guish­ed from vertebral cancers.

Individual 'Office chair back pain'

Your Life May Depend Upon Your Chair

Learn health benefits of ergo­nomic seating, which chair has best warranty, and how to refurbish a broken one.


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Prescriptions 'Pain Remedies Should Emulate Opioids'

Should Pain Remedies Mimic Opioids?

Opioids quickly address both emotional and physical response to pain. Whatever alternative treatment is offered should do the same.

Technology 'Key Benefits of Dynamic MRI'

Benefits of Dynamic MRI

Most static radiology does not capture variable pressure points. Subsequent viewers of front-facing spinal images may lack the context of the amount of pressure that exerts pain.

Individual 'Dangers of Sedentary Jobs'

Why Your Butt’s in Danger

Industry has advanced on the buttocks of graphic artists, program­mers, truck drivers and office workers who sacrifice their rears with irreparable harm.

Orthopedics 'Why Your Coccydynia is a Pain in the Butt'

Coccydynia is a Pain in the Butt

Considering it immovable anatomy, most doctors receive little training for tailbone injuries. These treatments should be performed by specialists.

Otolaryngology 'Mold Causes Vertigo and Chronic Fatigue'

Mold Causes Vertigo, Rash, Backache and Chronic Fatigue

Are you a business or home­owner conside­ring profes­sional water-damage remedia­tion? Are you a renter trying to convince a land­lord to properly treat mold and mildew?

Physiotherapy 'Woman laying on stomach for prolotherapy'

Is Prolotherapy a Panacea for Pain?

Should a decades-old health procedure with 90% success rate be a top recom­mendation for chronic pain? See why some claim it is a medicinal cure-all and learn about its limitations.

Orthopedics 'Man holding his back'

Are You a Candidate For Vertebroplasty or Kyphoplasty?

For vertebral compression fractures, an alternative to fusion is an outpatient health treatment that potentially increases back support and reduces pain in minutes.


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