Back And Neck Pain Overview

Role of the Multifidus Muscle

Role of the Multifidus Muscle

Learn about the multifidus muscle, its anatomy, and special functions. This muscle plays a major role in back extension. The multifidus muscle is a series of small, triangular muscle bundles located on either side of the spinal column that make up...

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How Axial Spondyloarthritis Is Diagnosed

Getting a diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis may involve a physical exam, blood work, and imaging tests. Early detection is key to managing the condition. Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is an inflammatory form of arthritis that affects the spine...

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Advil (Ibuprofen) - Oral

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve mild to moderate pain, fever, and headaches. Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Ibuprofen? Ibuprofen, known under brand names such as Advil and...

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Axial Spondyloarthritis Symptoms

Axial spondyloarthritis symptoms can include back pain, fatigue, joint pain, sleep problems, eye inflammation, abdominal pain, and more. Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is a rheumatological condition that affects the axial joints (joints of the...

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The 7 Best Knee Pillows of 2021

Sleep posture is often overlooked, but a knee pillow can help support proper alignment. We researched the best knee pillows for any sleeping style. data-tracking-container="true">Back & Neck PainPreventionThe 7 Best Knee Pillows of 2021Support your...

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7 Ways to Treat Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis treatment is aimed at reducing the compression of the nerves of the spine. Surgical treatment is sometimes needed. Learn more. Spinal stenosis is a condition that causes compression of the spinal nerves in the spinal canal. Typical...

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Neck Rolls for Flexible Muscles and Pain Relief

Neck rolls may help you develop flexibility in your neck (cervical) muscles, as well as help relieve pain. Follow these step by step instructions. Neck pain and stiffness are far too common, with nearly everyone experiencing some neck strain at...

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Williams Low Back Flexion Exercise

Lumbar flexion exercises may help you decrease your pain and improve your low back mobility. Learn more about Williams flexion exercises. The low back flexion exercise is a simple way to improve your lumbar mobility and decrease your low back...

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How to Get Relief From a Back Muscle Spasm

Find out how to get relief from back muscle spasms, which are usually not that serious but can seriously impact your quality of life. Muscle spasms, often the result of injury, can make for a very tense back. Spasms can occur in any of the body's...

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