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What is Spinal Arthritis?

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints, causing swelling, pain, and stiffness in the joint. It can affect many parts of the body, including the hands, wrists, knees, neck and spine. Arthritis of the spine develops when pain, inflammation and stiffness…

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Preventing Back and Neck Pain While Working From Home

In this modern age, working from home is becoming a reality for a significant percentage of the workforce. If you have never worked from home, you may be noticing new aches and pains that you didn’t experience at the office.…

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Herniated Disc Exercises for Pain Relief

A herniated disc, or ruptured disc, occurs when a portion of the disc’s nucleus (soft jelly in the center of the disc) slips out past its tough exterior. Nearly 80% of individuals will suffer from an episode of low back…

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Neurological Causes of Foot Drop

Neurological Causes of Foot Drop

Foot drop, or drop foot, describes the inability to raise the front part of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles or nerves. Individuals who suffer from foot drop tend to drag the front of their foot…

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Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Neck pain is a common complaint in the United States. In fact, nearly 50% of individuals will continue to experience some degree of chronic neck pain or frequent occurrences. The neck is flexible and supports the weight of your head,…

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Brain2Spine Institute - Ulnar Nerve Exercises for Pain Relief

Ulnar Nerve Exercises for Pain Relief

If you have ever hit your funny bone and experienced that shock-like sensation, you have experienced ulnar nerve stimulation. The ulnar nerve, which runs from the shoulder to the fingers, is responsible for sensation and controlling the muscles that allow…

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Tips For Strengthening the Spine

Tips For Strengthening the Spine

The spine is the backbone of our heath, so keeping it strong is essential. Strengthening the spine and core muscles is vital for those who are recovering from a back injury or suffering from chronic low back pain. Here are…

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Brain2Spine Institute - Surgery for Chronic Sciatica is More Effective Than Conservative Approaches

Surgery for Chronic Sciatica is More Effective Than Conservative Approaches

For years, some specialists claimed that non-operative care for sciatica was the optimal choice for pain management. However, recent research shows that surgery for chronic sciatica bests conservative care in a single-center trial completed in August 2018. This compelling research…

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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When people think of carpal tunnel syndrome, they may think of office related tasks, such as typing. The truth is that carpal tunnel syndrome can affect anyone who performs repetitive movements with their hands including manual laborers and assembly line…

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Brain2Spine Institute - Common causes of lower back pain

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

Acute and recurring lower back pain is a common complaint. Up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Most cases of acute lower back pain heal…

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