Fractured Vertebrae Overview

Posted by: publisher | February 25, 2011 | No Comment |

What is a Fractured Vertebrae

A fractured vertebra occurs when one or more of your vertebra in the back crack or break; these vertebrae are just like any other bone in the body and can be damaged by injury, degenerative diseases, or illness. These breaks or cracks can occur anywhere on the spine and if the damage to these bones injures the spinal cord it could lead paralysis.

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Treatment For a Fractured Vertebra

Posted by: publisher | February 24, 2011 | No Comment |

Fractured Vertebrae Treatment

Fractures of the vertebrae that are mild to moderate in nature tend to respond very well to conservative (non-surgical) treatments such as over the counter pain medications, back braces and physical therapy. If you have a severe fracture you may need to have surgery to repair the injury so that you do not damage the nerves or spinal cord in your back.

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Dealing With a Pulled Back Muscle

Posted by: publisher | February 23, 2011 | No Comment |

What is a Strained Back?

The most common cause for back pain is a simple pulled back muscle which often occurs in the lower back area. The term pulling a muscle means you have torn or overstretched the muscle past its normal ability and caused it to become injured. When this happens you can expect immediate pain, it will not start gradually and increase in severity over time.

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Shoulder Tendonitis and Finding Treatment

Posted by: publisher | February 22, 2011 | No Comment |

An Overview of Shoulder Tendonitis

Shoulder tendonitis if left untreated will not only worsen the pain in your shoulder, it could impact the spine as you overcompensate and apply more stress to the other side of your body. When this happens you could end up pinching a nerve in your back. This is why when you have shoulder pain it is always best to treat it early.

When you have shoulder tendonitis what is happening in your shoulder is the tendon has become inflamed and irritated, this is also a common cause for shoulder pain and stiffness.

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Back Pain Treatment

Posted by: publisher | February 21, 2011 | No Comment |

There are many different forms of treatments that can be used if you have back pain; you will of course need to speak to your doctor before attempting any of these as they may not be helpful to you depending on your underlying condition.

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