What are the Symptoms of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

Posted on 01. Dec, 2010 by .

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Lumbar spinal stenosis is the progressive narrowing of the spinal spaces that occurs in the lumbar segment of the spine. As there is only a limited amount of space in the spine, when debris begins to compress the spinal cord or nerves in the spine it can lead to problems. Lumbar spinal stenosis is mostly […]

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Treatment for Piriformis Syndrome

Posted on 01. Dec, 2010 by .

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Piriformis syndrome is a condition that occurs when the piriformis muscle located in the groin area of the human body becomes irritated or inflamed in some way causing swelling or spasms. The swelling or spasms can then lead to compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve located right below it. When this occurs you would […]

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Sciatic Nerve Pain – Achieving Sciatica Treatment

Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 by .

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Sciatica is not a disorder at all but a term used to describe symptoms that occur when the sciatic nerve that runs from the lower back, down into the buttocks and down each leg is being compressed or pinched. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in your body and enables you to move your […]

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Lumbar Disc Herniation – Symptoms and Treatment

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What Is a Lumbar Disc Herniation? To properly understand what a lumbar disc herniation is it is important to learn about the structure in question: the intervertebral spinal disc. Between each vertebrae pair in your spine there is a disc that acts as both a shock absorber and a stability mechanism. This disc is made […]

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Lower Back Pain Causes, Treatment, and Exercises

Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 by .

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About 80% of people will experience an episode of lower back pain at one point in their life. Lower back pain is responsible for more days of sick leave and disability than any other medical condition. The duration of a lower back pain episode can be either acute (less than 30 days) or chronic (more […]

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