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Category Archives: Back Pain





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What Back Surgery Can Do Compared to More Conservative Approaches

When back pain persists for several weeks or months, the question about surgery will inevitably arise. Preconceived notions about what surgery may be like and how it may impact life and mobility in the future can make  it difficult to navigate the various treatment options available. Sometimes, a patient’s predicted outcomes lead them to instinctively  …Read More



When Sitting Causes Back Pain

We usually wish to sit down after we have had a long day or to give our tired body some rest. The act of sitting is something that, for many people, isn’t as pleasant as it ought to be. Sometimes, sitting can either cause or worsen back pain. This is not a normal occurrence. It  …Read More


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The Anatomy of Back Pain

We might think of our back and spine as important to our active physical function. However, everything that we do, from walking to sitting and even lying down, relies on a functional spine. This may be one of the reasons why up to 80% of people develop back pain at some point; the spine is  …Read More


How Menopause is Associated with Back Pain

Menopause is associated with almost too many unpleasant symptoms to mention. Women expect to experience hot flashes that they affectionately refer to as their “personal summer.” They may know that they may have a difficult time sleeping and, of course, that their menstrual cycle will not remain as consistent as it has in previous decades.  …Read More



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