Spinal Conditions

An Overview of Myelopathy 1X

An Overview of Myelopathy

Myelopathy is any injury, neurological deficit, or inflammatory condition related to the spinal cord. It can affect any part of the spine. Myelopathy is the result of an injury, neurological deficit, or inflammatory condition related to the spinal...

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Neurogenic Claudication and Spinal Stenosis

Learn about the symptoms, anatomy, and treatment of neurogenic claudication, a classic symptom of lumbar spinal stenosis. Neurogenic claudication is considered the classic symptom of lumbar spinal stenosis, a condition in which passageways in the...

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Neuralforaminal Stenosis Treatment

Learn about the main neuralforaminal stenosis treatment options. The good news is you may not need back surgery for this painful condition. If you have been diagnosed with neuralforamenal stenosis (which is a narrowing of one or more openings at the...

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Spondylolisthesis

In spondylolisthesis, one spinal vertebra slips away from another and they aren't aligned. Learn about the causes, symptoms and how it is treated. Spondylolisthesis is the word that spine surgeons use to describe the displacement of one vertebra...

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5 Scoliosis Treatments You Should Know About

Scoliosis treatment decisions are limited, especially in the United States. Learn about conventional medicine treatment plus some alternatives. Making up your mind about scoliosis treatment for you or your child? While the degree of curve (generally...

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Spinal Conditions

Several spinal conditions can cause back and neck pain. Learn about such conditions like scoliosis and what treatment options you may have.

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What is Lumbar Lordosis?

Lumbar lordosis means the natural inward curve of your lower spine is at an extreme angle. See how it's measured and why "normal" is hard to pin down. Lumbar lordosis refers to the natural inward curve of your lower back. It's a key...

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What Happens During a Whiplash Injury

What happens during a rear-end car collision or other neck trauma that leads to a whiplash? Find out and get some tips on how to minimize the damage. Whiplash is a neck and spinal injury that is most commonly caused by a rear-end car collision,...

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Flat Neck Syndrome Causes and Treatment

Flat neck syndrome is a posture problem that can cause pain but often doesn't. That said, it might change your posture for the worse. A normal neck has a gentle curve to it, the degree of which can vary according to the position you are in....

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and the Spasm Cycle

Learn about myofascial pain syndrome, which can include a cycle of pain, spasm, and then pain, in our comprehensive overview. Myofascial pain syndrome, a very common condition, is a collection of signs and symptoms in a particular area of the body...

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