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Monthly Archives: January 2019

What Is a Cervical Herniated Disc?

A cervical herniated disc happens when there is a tear in the hard disc wall. The gel-like center then penetrates the wall causing an irritation to your spinal nerves. The pain happens because the spinal nerves become inflamed and swell. … Continue reading

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New Year Suggestions for Pain Management

Spine Health offers the following four recommendations for people with chronic pain to think about in 2019. As with all recommendations, it is best to consult with your physicians first.   1. Try some low low-impact aerobic exercise. This type … Continue reading

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Why High Heels Can Hurt Your Lower Back and Hips

According to a recent story in the Huffington Post, wearing high heels hurts more than just your feet. High heels can affect your overall posture. Poor posture, in turn, can cause wear and tear on your spine and joints – … Continue reading

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Glossary of Pain Management Terms (I-Z)

MRI machine Hyperalgesia: Increased sensitivity to pain or enhanced intensity of pain sensation. Inflammation: A reaction of tissues to injury or disease. Symptoms include swelling, redness, heat, and pain. Joint: The junction of two or more bones. The joint allows … Continue reading

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