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A bone spur is an excess bone growth that develops in the spine. This condition does not produce symptoms in many instances causing it to
A bone spur forms when a disc has deteriorated in the spine. These bony protrusions develop as a response to inflammation and friction caused by
Living with Arthritis in the Knee What is it really like living with arthritis of the knee? As a patient, understanding what arthritis of the
Although the thoracic spine is the largest segment of the back, because of its relative stability it is also the least likely location for a
Many studies have shown that long periods of sitting can result in a number of adverse health effects, including an increased risk of heart disease,
For patients coping with a bulging disc, prolonged sitting can be an ordeal, as it puts pressure on the muscles and discs of the spine,
A bulging disc in the neck is a damaged and weakened disc in the cervical region of the spine (C1 to C7) that succumbs to
If you have been diagnosed with a bulging disc as the source of your debilitating symptoms and weeks or months of conservative treatment have not
If you suspect that you have a bulging disc in your neck or back, the first step is to see your primary care physician. They
The tough outer wall of fibrous cartilage and an inner core of gel-like material is what make up the spinal discs. These structures act like
The discs of the spine are designed to take a pounding. Positioned between the vertebrae, they cushion the bones from impact while providing the flexibility
Neuropathy is a serious condition that can affect your quality of life and keep you from the activities you enjoy most. But what exactly is