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Sciatica Treatment

Treatment options for sciatica include physical therapy, medication, epidural steroid injections, and surgery.

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All About Neck Pain

Neck pain arises from poor posture, muscle strain, or injury in the cervical region. Ergonomics and exercises aid prevention and relief.

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What Is Spinal Stenosis?

Different types of spinal stenosis, including lumbar stenosis and cervical stenosis, have their own pain and symptom profiles.

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Sciatica Causes and Symptoms Video

Sciatica is leg pain caused by a problem in the low back. Watch an animated video that details the causes and symptoms of sciatica.

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Herniated Disc Video

See how a herniated disc occurs and how it can cause pain and other symptoms depending on the location of the disc herniation

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Cauda Equina Syndrome Video

Cauda equina syndrome can be a serious medical condition caused by compression of cauda equina nerve roots that can result in neurological problems and severe low back pain.

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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Video

Lumbar degenerative disc disease refers to the symptoms of lower back pain and/or radiating pain, numbness or weakness in the legs stemming from a degenerated spinal disc

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Pain in the shoulder blade region is fairly common and can be quite painful and limiting. It can have many causes, ranging from a muscle strain to a more serious condition that requires immediate medical attention.

Pinched nerves in the neck heal within 8 to 12 weeks and pinched nerves in the lower back heal spontaneously within 1 to 2 weeks but may last up to 12 weeks.