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Why Do We Get Sciatica?

Sciatica is a common ailment that affects millions of people worldwide. Many of us have heard of this term, but not really understand what happens when we get it or what even causes it. We just know it hurts! Sciatica is characterized by pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back through…

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Healing After Back Surgery: What You Need to Do

When you are facing back surgery, it is natural to feel apprehensive. Will the surgery be successful? How long will it take to recover? What can you do to ensure a successful surgery and a speedy recovery? Although no two back surgeries are alike, there are things you can do to prepare before and after surgery to help ensure a…

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Identifying and Treating Middle Back Pain

Middle back pain can be a complex condition to diagnose and treat. It is essential to understand the different causes of mid back pain and the various treatments available so you can make an informed decision about which treatment is best for your individual needs. Let’s explore the causes of middle back pain and what treatment might be appropriate for…

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Why Do I Have Shoulder Pain? What Treatments Are There?

The shoulder consists of several joints, muscles, and tendons that allow us to have a wide range of motion. If you experience pain in your shoulder, it can be frightening and frustrating. No one wants to lose their mobility. There are many things that can contribute to shoulder pain. The pain could be temporary, or it might be there to…

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Why You Need Physical Therapy for Neck and Back Pain After a Car Accident

According to the CDC, about 3 million Americans sustain injuries in car accidents each year. Though non-fatal, these injuries lead to substantial setbacks in time, money, and quality of life. In particular, back pain and neck pain left untreated can form chronic, life-altering conditions. Research shows that physical interventions make a marked difference in the recovery of car accident victims.…

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What Exactly is Sciatica?

You may have heard this term thrown around and you know it has to do something with back pain–“sciatic.” But what exactly is sciatica? If someone says, they have sciatica, they’re referring to the pain associated with their sciatic nerve. It’s not a condition itself, but a symptom of an underlying condition. The sciatic nerve is a major never that…