Health&Fitness Talk

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Treat Back Pain The Right Way
by Kimberly Allen, RN Low back pain is one of the leading reasons for visits to primary care physicians with 1 out of every 10 visits being for low back pain at a cost of approximately $90 billion very year and that’s not counting the economic cost of lost... Read more
Herniated Diisc
by Kimberly Allen, RN I can’t tell you how many times a person with back pain has told me they have a “slipped disc”.  The problem with that is that the discs in your spine are securely fastened to your vertebrae and can not “slip”.  However, they can herniate... Read more
Spinal Muscle Atrophy

A few weeks ago a young couple I know took their infant son to the emergency room with severe difficulty swallowing, eating and breathing. He was admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit for evaluation and treatment. At first the Drs thought he had been exposed to some type toxin and the began to run tests to determine the problem…

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Dealing with back pain

Dealing with back pain

Medical September 17, 2012

Almost everyone experiences some type of back pain during their lifetime. Anyone at any age can experience back pain though it is more common in people 20-50 years of age. Children and teens may experience back pain but rarely see their Dr. For children and teens that do see their Dr and people over 50 years of age that have back pain it’s usually more serious…

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Sciatica is such a pain

Sciatica is one of the most common forms of low back pain. The pain from the irritation can range from periodic episodes to constant debilitating pain…

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