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Sciatica Causes

The origins and risk factors of sciatica can be related to several underlying causes.

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Stiff Neck Remedies Based on Cause

Stiff neck remedies vary by cause: rest stretches for muscle strain, posture correction, and medical attention for underlying issues.

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Lumbar Spine Surgery

Decompression and spinal fusion are the two most common lumbar spine surgeries for patients with lower back pain and leg pain.

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Cervical Herniated Disc Video

See what a cervical herniated disc looks like and understand its symptoms, causes, and treatments in this animated cervical herniated disc video.

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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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