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Neurological Consequences of Back Pain

The neurological consequences of back pain can range from minor to debilitating. Learn about how back pain issues can influence nerve function throughout the body, including motor, sensory and autonomic tissues.

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Neck Pain Causes

There are many possible neck pain causes, both structural and non-anatomically induced. The vast majority of neck pain syndromes are blamed on some abnormality in the cervical spinal anatomy, although these theories often turn out to be unenlightened and incorrect.

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Paresthesia in the Legs

Paresthesia in the legs is one of the most common signs of sciatica, but can exist for many other reasons. Sciatica is perhaps the most virulent of all lower body complaints, affecting hundreds of millions of patients around the world.

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Back Pain Inflammation

Back pain inflammation is one of the main targets of treatment and is the exclusive reason why some drugs and injection therapies are utilized. However, inflammation rarely exists in any obvious form in chronic back pain conditions.

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Don’t Have Spine Surgery

Don’t have spine surgery, unless it is truly a medical emergency. Over the past 15 years of research, patient education and patient advocacy work, the one thing we consistently observe is the abysmal therapeutic outcomes offered by virtually all spinal operations.

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Back Pain After Massage

Experiencing back pain after a massage is a rather common occurrence. Although massage should be relaxing, some people suffer bad reactions. This occurrence can turn people off to the idea of getting future massages, which is a shame.

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Dr. Brent Wells

Dr. Brent Wells is a licensed and certified chiropractor who is passionate about providing his patients with compassionate care for an overall better health and well-being. He lends his voice as a volunteer on The Cure Back pain Network Editorial Board.

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Cure for Lower Back Pain

Have you been searching for a cure for lower back pain without success? Finding a real cure seems like an impossible goal for most patients with chronic symptoms. However, cures do exist. In fact, almost every single person with chronic lower back pain can be cured.

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Foot Cramps

Foot cramps are a very common symptom of many back pain problems and are also a typical consequence of aging, obesity, diabetes and many other health issues. What causes these terrible cramps and how can they be stopped?

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Mobile Phone Back Pain

Mobile phone back pain, also commonly known as text neck, has become a serious problem for millions of people worldwide and is one of the fastest growing diagnoses in the dorsalgia industry. Learn how to cure back pain caused by hours spent using your mobile phone.

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Back Pain in Tall People

Back pain in tall people is more prevalent than in shorter people. There is a direct correlation between a person’s height and their chances of being affected by back pain. The severity of pain tends to be worse in people who are tall, compared to people who are shorter.

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Arch Supports for Back Pain

Arch supports for back pain provide a simple solution for people who suffer from flat feet back pain. Arch supports are also used by patients with ankle, knee and hip pain, since they have been convinced that the root cause of their suffering resides at ground level.

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Forward Head Posture Relief

Do you need forward head posture relief? You are certainly not alone. Forward head posture is now an epidemic problem due to the societal obsession with handheld electronic devices and widespread growth of computer usage.

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Middle Back Pain Symptoms

Middle back pain symptoms are not the most common type of dorsopathy syndromes, but for patients who suffer from them, life can be a real trial. Middle back pain symptoms can be agonizing and debilitating, often limiting the full use of the arms.

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High Shoulders

Do you always have high shoulders? Do your shoulders and trapezius muscles feel tight and do you often get neck pain, stiffness and tension headaches? Carrying the shoulders high is a sign of internalized tension and an obvious psychogenic expression between mind and body.

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Back Pain FAQ

Our back pain FAQ section answers many of the questions that we receive. Readers tend to ask similar inquiries, so we provide immediate help in the form of expert answers for their most often asked questions. Please use our FAQ section to help cure your back pain.

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Pseudosciatica

Pseudosciatica mimics true sciatica in every way except causation. True sciatica comes from a lumbar spinal source, while pseudo versions have other origins. There are many different causes of pseudo versions of sciatica, so diagnosing the source can be challenging.

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Lower Back Pain Exercises

Lower back pain exercises consist of popular physical therapy practices which are used to treat lumbar symptoms conservatively. Learn about exercise therapy for low back ache, including professional PT and self-managed exercise programs that can be performed at home.

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Back Injury from Headbanging

Back injury from headbanging can occur in virtually any location of the spine. Learn why headbangers often suffer from back or neck pain later in life. Are you causing yourself undue injury by banging your head? Are there safer alternatives that you might try? Get the facts.

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Back Pain Episode

Suffering a single severe back pain episode is a nightmare. However, chronic and recurrent episodes of back pain define true torment for millions of patients who have lost their hope for a cure. What causes the unpredictable torture of episodic back pain anyway?

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