For many patients suffering from musculoskeletal issues, such as spinal, knee, hip, or shoulder problems, currently accepted treatments include the administration of opiate pain drugs. However, for many cases, these options come with multiple associated risks and side effects.
The sciatic nerve controls the muscles in the back of the knee and lower legs. An irritation, compression, or injury of the sciatic nerve are primary causes of a condition called sciatica. Since the sciatic nerve is the biggest in the human body, the pain can transfer to any area of the body. This includes the lower back, buttocks, all the way to toes.
A herniated disc is one of the most widely spread spine-related degenerative issues. It can occur at any age, but it is most prevalent in the adult population, mainly middle-aged and senior. Discs are cushions for the vertebrae bones that form the spine. A herniated disc is a part of a disc’s nucleus that was pushed into the spinal canal.
If you survey your friends, there is a high chance that three-quarters of them have experienced a spine-related issue at least once. Spinal problems are almost always accompanied by pain that can range from mild discomfort to an unbearable sensation. There are several non-invasive treatments available, and two of the most successful ones are spinal adjustment and spinal decompression.
Along with the shoulder, the elbow is the most mobile joint of the human body. It is a complex system that consists of muscles, tendons, bones, and ligaments, and each of them needs to be in good condition for adequate functionality of the elbow. If any of these elements get damaged, the pain begins to build up. In general, the pain is caused by the overuse of the elbow..
Fibromyalgia is a complex condition that affects muscles, soft tissue, and joints. Although it has been known for centuries, it still baffles the medical world, as the definite causes are still a mystery. Fortunately, there are means of easing the symptoms and improving patients’ quality of life. Physiotherapy is one of the most successful treatments to manage fibromyalgia problems.
An increasing number of people have trouble falling asleep due to splitting headaches. A similar number has trouble concentrating because migraines keep on reoccurring. If you are one of them, you are surely aware of how debilitating these pounding headaches can be. Luckily, there is a palette of painkillers that help the pain go away quickly.
Arthritis, or an inflammation of the joints, is a complex condition with more than 200 known iterations. The causes vary significantly, from genetics to immune system dysfunction. To further complicate the issue, these causes are often combined, additionally complicating the prescription of adequate treatment..
The statistics say that about a quarter of the adult population experiences at least some kind of discomfort in lower leg joints. Tenderness, limited mobility, and stiffness of knee, foot, or ankle are just some of the manifestations of this discomfort. In some cases, the feeling of discomfort and pain are signs of a progressive condition, such as osteoarthritis..
Neck and back pains are the cause of discomfort for many people all around the world. There are dozens of reasons behind these types of pain, from muscle tension and strains to spinal deformity, injuries, and acute conditions such as sciatica or herniated disks. However, poor posture and muscle deterioration due to the prevailing sedentary lifestyle..
Fibromyalgia is a condition that still baffles doctors and requires genuine expertise and experience for its diagnosis. The symptoms resemble many other better known soft tissue and muscle issues, making fibromyalgia a real treatment challenge. Since there is no known cure, it can only be remedied through a combination of different procedures.
Bursitis, better known as a working man’s disease, is a very common and widely spread painful condition that can limit the functionality of a joint it affects. The most common cause is the inflammation or irritation of the bursa caused by the joint overuse. Tennis elbow is the best-known example. The fact that there are over 150 bursae in a human body..
As you probably know, scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that usually appears during childhood age. The cause is mostly unknown, and the condition needs to be closely monitored to prevent it from worsening. In severe cases, a patient will need to wear a scoliosis brace to keep the spine in place. When other forms of treatment are..
Back and neck pains belong in a group of most frequent health problems nowadays. There are multiple reasons why, and a substantial portion can be traced back to a particular spinal problem. Because of that, spinal treatments regularly bring positive results, with the spinal adjustment being one of the most successful therapies for back and neck pain..
Sciatica is a consequence of the inflammation or irritation of the sciatic nerve. It is the largest nerve in our bodies and spreads from the low back down to feet. Sciatica can occur anywhere along that path. It can cause anything from mild discomfort to a complete inability to walk. In any case, it needs to be treated as soon as possible, and chiropractic adjustments..
Referred pain occurs often, when nerve signals get mixed up. The pathways of sensory nerves frequently overlap, and sometimes the information can reach the wrong receiving end. Spine related issues can end up being felt anywhere from the top of the head in the form of migraines, through the neck, back, hip, arms, legs, and toes.
For the majority of people, shoulders and elbows are the most frequently used joints in the body. This is particularly true for all people involved in physical work and athletes of all ages. Overuse of joints affects their everyday life and, if left unattained, often transfers to the back and neck area, causing pain. Luckily, there are physiotherapy modalities..
Neck pain is becoming increasingly present in our everyday life. It affects the entire population regardless of age, sex, or location. Several underlying conditions lead to the onset of neck pain, and they need adequate treatment to eliminate perceived discomfort. Chiropractic care is one of the standard methods of alleviating neck pain..
In our day and age, it is almost impossible to find a person that has not at least once experienced back-related pain. Moreover, these discomforts are by no means reserved for the back area. Spinal issues often cause pain all over the body, from migraine to toes. Spinal decompression has a prominent role in providing pain relief with most underlying spine-related conditions.
The occurrence of pain in the lower extremities is a frequent issue that becomes increasingly present as we grow older. The statistics show that about a quarter of the world’s population lives with some discomfort in the knee and ankle area. The causes can be numerous, just as the possible treatments, with chiropractic care being one of the..
Not to be confused with everyday stress, repetitive stress disorder occurs due to extensive and continual use of a particular body part. The usual problematic areas are the joints, but other parts of the body may be affected, as well. The on-going symptoms of repetitive stress disorder are discomfort accompanied by inflammation and pain in the affected area..
The increased prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions is a consequence of the modern times we live in. A sedentary lifestyle paired with a lack of mobility, exercise, and an unhealthy diet are enough to cause joint, muscle, and nerve issues. Add problems with ligaments, bones and tendons to that list, and you get a total sum of musculoskeletal conditions requiring treatment..
Have you ever felt pain in your lower back after you lifted a heavy object or made a sudden movement you do not regularly make? Are you older than 30 and spend most of your day sitting? Do you exercise regularly? Yes, yes, and a no put you in the company of the people who suffer from low back pain. Still, there is no room for panic..
The upper back or the thoracic spine is the most complex region of the spine. It is tasked to protect the spinal cord and anchor and support the rib cage to protect the heart and lungs. Unfortunately, its protective potential is severely threatened by our modern way of life that incorporates two of the most damaging habits for spinal well-being..
Known to be a debilitating neurological condition represented by moderate to intense headaches that last for hours or even days, it is more than obvious that patients who suffer from migraines are in constant search for treatment options that could reduce their symptoms definitively. If we consider that regular treatment plans include..
Back pain, both acute and chronic, is a common medical condition with numerous causing factors that can become seriously debilitating, affecting day-to-day life for even the strongest of individuals. While this condition has been treated with diverse therapeutic options for years, existing many healthcare providers that prefer invasive..
Being one of the most common joints used from day to night, the knee is submitted to constant pressure, which, in susceptible individuals who practice a sedentary lifestyle, have underlying medical conditions, and do not eat correctly, but also in athletes who practice exhaustive training sessions and participate in sports events..
Capable of allowing us to have a wide range of motion while using our arms as an extension of our bodies, the shoulder is a joint formed by the humerus, scapula, and collar bone, and supported by a series of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. However, the great flexibility showed by this joint can sometimes be affected either due to overuse syndromes or injuries..
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