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      Paralysis

      Paralysis: Definition, Types, Causes, and TreatmentWhat is Paralysis: DefinitionOne of the saddest, most unfortunate things that could happen to a person is to suffer from some form of paralysis. It immediately defines him/her as not normally func...

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      Cervical Radiculopathy

      What is cervical radiculopathy? It is a condition that affects the nerve roots of the cervical or upper portion of the spine. The nerve roots that are usually affected are those of the sixth and the seventh cervical vertebrae. Damaged nerve roots ...

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      Cervical Fusion

      Cervical Fusion SurgeryWhat is Cervical Fusion?Cervical fusion is a surgical operation that permanently connects two or more of the vertebrae in your neck.  The surgery can be completed through an incision in the back of the neck (posterior) or an...

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      Herniated Disc Exercises

      Herniated Disc ExercisesWhat are herniated discs?A herniated disc occurs when the nucleus pulposus, which is the gel-like inner substance of an intervertebral disc, breaks through the annulus fibrosus, which is the tough, outer rim of the tire-lik...

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    • Symptoms Spinal Deformity
    • Back Pain: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

      Back Pain Types, Causes, Symptoms, and TreatmentsWhat is Back Pain?Back pain, simply put, is any pain you might feel in your back, whether it is in the lower or upper part. There are many types of back pain, as well as causes. And a pain in any sp...

      Symptoms Back Pain
    • Decreased Mobility of the Spine: Degenerative Disc Disease & Scoliosis

      Decreased Mobility of the Spine: Degenerative Disc Disease & Scoliosis Each section of the spine has its own degree of mobility. The sections with the greatest mobility are the cervical (neck) and lumbar (lower back) areas. The thoracic spine ...

      Symptoms Decreased Mobility of the Spine

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    • Conditions Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • About Arthritis (Spondylosis)

      Arthritis Definition, Causes, Risk Factors and Complications What is Arthritis of the Spine? Arthritis of the spine is actually a very common condition that occurs in people aged 65 or older. Arthritis does not directly refer to a single condit...

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    • Conditions Atlantoaxial Instability

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    • Cervical Fusion Surgery: Definition, Procedure, Home Care and Rehabilitation

      Cervical Fusion SurgeryWhat is Cervical Fusion?Cervical fusion is a surgical operation that permanently connects two or more of the vertebrae in your neck.  The surgery can be completed through an incision in the back of the neck (posterior) or an...

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    • Dynamic Interlaminar Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine

      Dynamic Interlaminar Stabilization of the Lumbar SpineWhat is the importance of getting surgery for spinal stabilization?This is a procedure that helps with spinal stabilization and removes pressure from discs and joints that are damaged without h...

      Treatment Dynamic Interlaminar Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine
    • Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery: Advice, Care, Risks & Replacements

      Cervical Disc Replacement SurgeryWhat is Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery?If one or two discs in the cervical spine (neck area) are severely damaged and a patient is experiencing pain in the neck or pain radiating into an arm, due to bulging of t...

      Treatment Cervical Disc Replacement

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    • Fitness for Back Pain

      Fitness for Back Pain: Causes and Exercises You Can DoWhat is Back Pain and what are the most common causes for it?One of the most commonly held beliefs, that is sometimes harmful as well, is that when a person is experiencing back pain, they shou...

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    • Herniated Disc Exercises

      Herniated Disc ExercisesWhat are herniated discs?A herniated disc occurs when the nucleus pulposus, which is the gel-like inner substance of an intervertebral disc, breaks through the annulus fibrosus, which is the tough, outer rim of the tire-lik...

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    • Degenerative Disc Disease Exercises

      Exercises for Degenerative Disc DiseaseDegenerative disc disease generally causes pain in the low back, but if a damaged disc pinches a nerve root in the lower back, it can also cause pain that radiates into the buttocks, thigh and shoots down the...

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