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Herniated spinal disc explained

A herniated spinal disc is the most common cause many painful conditions, when this happens, the natural cushion between the vertebra of the spine is damaged or ruptured, causing the spinal disc to push out into areas usually occupied by nerves. Note; other terms for a herniated disc include; a slipped, […]

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Understanding Sciatica

Sciatica is a relatively common form pain affecting the leg; patients often misunderstand it. Medically sciatica is a set of symptoms rather than a diagnosis for what is causing the pain. Sciatica means that another spinal structure is compressing a person’s sciatic nerve.

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Pelvic Pain in pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) in Pregnancy affects up to one in five women. It is the umbrella name for all pelvic pain, including pubic pain which is called symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD), or Osteitis Pubis which is inflammation of the pubic symphysis. PGP includes pain anywhere from the lumbar spine, […]

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