Is Back Pain Really Alleviated Through Back Surgery?

In America alone, 600,000 people have back surgery each year. The unfortunate results are that some end up having more pain afterward. A study in the Spine Journal looks at whether back surgery is successful. Evidence shows fusion surgery does not get rid of back pain for a large number of people. One example is of Nancy who opted to…

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Why Posture Plays a Vital Role in Your Health

Posture may not even come to mind when the average person thinks about health in general. However, poor posture can have major effects throughout the body and result in everything from breathing difficulties to chronic neck and back pain. Thus, posture needs to be given attention whether one is sitting or standing. Since poor posture is an easy habit to…

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Quality of Life After Whiplash

Stress. Everyone has it. Whether it is due to the work environment, family issues, financial problems, or just life in general, no one needs to deal with pain on top of it all. A person may not realize just where his pain is coming from. Oddly enough, it can be from that accident that occurred weeks, months, or even decades…

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Caring for Your Spine During Pregnancy

Prenatal care is a major focus for an expectant mother. You want the environment for your unborn child to be as healthy as possible. This also reduces the risk of complications at birth. We’re going to consider three things that you should pay attention to while a child is forming in your womb. Proper Hygiene – Bodily fluids from another…

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The Underlying Cause of Sciatica

The Sciatic Nerve Those people who suffer from Sciatica are either experiencing compression or irritation of the Sciatic nerve or one of its five nerve roots, which runs from the Sciatic Nerve to the spine.The easiest way to alleviate the pain of Sciatica is to just take medication, but that won’t deal with the underlying problem. Only covering the symptoms…

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Your Body’s Back Pain in Plymouth MN

Your Internal Warning System Did you know that when you feel pain, your body is warning you that there is something wrong and that you need to take care of. You’re probably thinking that that’s obvious because what’s wrong is that your feel pain. Unfortunately, that causes many people to turn to medication to help them not feel pain. Though,…

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Relief from Sciatica in Plymouth MN

What You Need to know about Sciatica Extending from your lower back down through your leg is one of the two longest nerves in your body. That’s your sciatic nerve, and you have two of them. One that runs through each leg, and each one is connected to your spine by five spinal nerve roots. When there is pressure or…

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Your Work and Your Back Pain – Pt 2

A Healthy Work Environment Last week, we explored how there is a possibility that anyone in any type of job may suffer from a fall or other type of workplace accident that may cause them to suffer back pain. Many workplaces will either hire a risk manager or appoint someone to reduce the risks of people getting hurt on the…

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Your Work and Your Back Pain – Pt 1

The Costs of that Cushy Job It seems that people are always trying to excel in the workplace, so they can get the “Cushy job.” You know, the one where you sit in big chair, in an office overlooking some beautiful scenery, sign some papers, collect a paycheck, and call it a day. Well, those jobs, if any that are…

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No More Suffering from Sciatica in Plymouth Minnesota

If you suffer from Sciatica, that is frequently the result of pressure on your Sciatic nerve. But maybe you don’t know whether or not your suffer from this injury, which can manifest itself in various ways in your lower back. Here are some of the symptoms you might experience as a result of that pressure. Sciatica Symptoms  Pain in the…

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