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Spinal stenosis is a condition wherein the spinal canal starts to narrow. This condition can be caused by abnormalities or mechanical problems in an aging spine. It can or cannot result in limping, low-back pain or insensitiveness of the legs. Stenosis is typically a degenerative condition. It means it can exist for several years without any evidences of pain and discomfort, but an accident or fall can trigger the aspect of stenotic pain. There are…

Each year there are about 10 million reported cases of ear infections or otitis media. Ear problems can be a big problem for infants and young children because it can be extreme painful. Ear problems are also one of the main reasons why many children visit pediatrician. Included in the typical symptoms of ear infection are irritability, fever and ear pain. This condition can be caused by viral or bacterial, which can be a result…

Gardening is one of the most wonderful activities that can provide a wonderful workout. In this activity, you cannot only exercise but as well as to enjoy planting and seeing the outcome of your labor like the flowers or vegetables. However, associated in this activity are movements like pulling, reaching, twisting and bending. Gardening can be pleasurable activity, but it is very essential to stretch your muscles first before you start with your gardening tools.…

Winter season is here again and most kids and younger adults like to try deferent winter activities. According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) when the cold and frosty weather had started, be sure to be aware on its consequence. As you know, winter activities and chores can cause some problem for those persons who love outdoor. Winter sports like sledding, skiing and skating can cause severe muscle strain, spasm or tears, especially if you…

Back pain is a typical condition in many American adults. However, it is very surprising to know that even young children are already suffering from back pain compare to their earlier generations. The use of overweight backpacks is the typical reason which is according to American Chiropractic Association. As a support for this reality, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report that there are approximately 7,000 people that had been admitted to the ER due…

Pregnant women must sleep on their side, it is also best to combine it with pillow between the knees to avoid the pressure from the lower back. Pregnancy wedges or body pillows are helpful too.If your job requires sitting in front of the computer for 8 hours make sure that your workstation is ergonomically correct. Talk to your doctor of chiropractic to give you some advice on how you can avoid pain and discomfort while…

Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS is one of the most expensive kinds of injuries acquired from work. It is a condition that can affect the person for a lifetime. In fact it is calculated that each patient can lose $30,000 each year just to pay for their medical bills and absences. Carpal tunnel syndrome commonly occurs in adults, women are more prone to develop this condition that men. The main hand is typically affected the…

The neck or commonly known as the cervical spine, starts on the base of the skull, which also contains seven tiny vertebrae. Surprisingly, the neck supports the head’s full weight, which typically has about 12 lbs. Even though the cervical spine can support and assist head in various directions, the neck’s flexibility can be extremely vulnerable to pain or injury. The cervical spine’s vulnerability to pain and injury is basically due to biomechanics. Numerous activities…

During your appointment to the chiropractor, he or she will perform several test or exam to determine the origin of your pain and ask you important questions regarding your symptoms as well as the remedies that you had already tried. The following are some of the typical questions they asked: When did the pain started?What are the remedies you have tried for neck pain?Does the pain affects some parts of your body?Is there anything that…

Pain can be an indicator that in the occasion that you feel or suffer a certain acute injury, it means you have to take care of that are and refrain from doing an activity that caused the injury. One of the types of pain that most people especially older adults may encounter is chronic pain, it can persist for several weeks, months and even years. Some people like older adults may experience chronic pain without…