A compression fracture is a type of fracture of the vertebral bones. The size of the vertebra is reduced or 'compressed', hence the name.
This Middle East-inspired stew is colorful in the bowl, low in fat and high in flavor. It's great as a meatless main course, and also works as a side dish.
Winter can be the most challenging time of year to exercise, not just because of the cold weather, but also family commitments and holidays.
The spine is one of the largest and most complex structures of the musculoskeletal system. It is responsible for moving the body, maintaining posture, and protecting the spinal cord. A spinal injury or anatomical abnormality may cause spine pain that affects a patient's ability to perform movements and activities essential for day-to-day living. Patients who are interested in improving or maintaining their spine health may consider yoga a great way to do so.
What is it about the approach of winter that seems to aggravate aches and pains, especially neck and back pain? This effect is somewhat controversial in scholarly literature on medicine, but for some people it’s inescapable and excruciating.
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) is a type of spinal fusion which involves an anterior approach to fuse lumbar spine vertebrae (bones) together.
What in the world is ankylosing spondylitis? It's a disease of the vertebra and you can find out everything about it here:
Winter brings a string of food-centered holidays, and lots more occasions for friends and family to gather for parties, tailgate picnics and office luncheons, where finger food is the fare. All these give you opportunities to create and serve a tasty, seasonal appetizer.
Patients who suffer from heartburn: By following the advice presented in this post, you can enjoy the foods and drinks you love this holiday season.
Patients who have a back problem are encouraged to honestly evaluate their weight. Losing weight can help avoid back, hip and knee troubles - ask your doctor how.