Spinal decompression is a type of surgery to relieve symptoms caused by pressure on the spinal cord and/or the nerves branching off from it. Pressure (compression) on the nerves or spinal cord can be the result of several factors including:
Whiplash is a term used to describe a painful neck injury that's often associated with car accidents, but it can occur from contact sports, falls, or other trauma. Whiplash is also referred to Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration, or CAD, Syndrome. Whiplash may result in conditions like herniated disc, cervical sprains, and others.
Winter is the best time for chili, but too many beans can leave you feeling bloated. This easy and delicious Paleo alternative to traditional chili will be sure to satisfy every tummy in the family and warm you from the inside out.
Although running is considered one of the best cardio-vascular activities, it is not for everyone. Many people have trouble sticking to their workout schedule because of the endless, boring miles on the treadmill, or miss days due to poor weather.
One of the most common causes of back pain is prolonged sitting. If you are heading out on a long car trip, there is no way of getting around the fact that you will have to sit for prolonged periods of time. However, there are several easy measures you can take to ensure prolonged sitting does not result in pain. By preparing before your trip and by following the advice presented in this article, your next long car trip can be a pain-free one.
Have you ever experienced numbness or tingling in your arm or leg, your foot or your hand – something that feels like the pins and needles of a limb "going to sleep," but doesn't go away? Some people report shooting pain down their arm or leg, or even a sharp jolt of pain in the arm or leg when they sneeze or cough.