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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Epidural steroid injections for back pain.

Epidural Injections For The Spine – Are They Effective?

The main reason to get an epidural injection is temporarily reduce the pain. In our opinion epidural injections are not effective for spine conditions, they carry a huge risk and other methods such as Orthopaedic Medicine are much safer and results last. What is an epidural injection? Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a common treatment option for many forms .
Healthy vs ageing spine.

Back Pain and the Ageing Spine

Age related back pain affects everyone, your muscles lose elasticity, your bones lose strength, and your spine loses cushioning as you age, which in turn leads to lower back pain. Medical conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, viral infections, and other diseases can further contribute to the pain. DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE: The condition can be caused by prolonged and irregular pressure on the .
Thoracic back pain.

Symptoms of Thoracic Back Pain

Thoracic back pain is pain that occurs in the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine is located at the back of the chest (the thorax), mostly between the shoulder blades. The thoracic spine comprises the twelve vertebrae to which the ribs attach and could, therefore, be described as the “upper back” region. Symptoms of Thoracic pain include: Stiffness Limited range of motion Muscle spasms Thoracic nerve pain symptoms like .
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