Tag: shoulder pain

Ankylosing Spondylitis

How Is Ankylosing Spondylitis Diagnosed?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition that affects joints of the spine. It is usually diagnosed through a combination of physical examination, taking a history, as well we running imaging and blood tests.

Back pain

Short Leg Syndrome Back Pain Treatment

Short leg syndrome is a condition that is more commonly referred to as leg length discrepancy. People who suffer from SLS have an imbalance in the structure of their lower body, which can alter their posture and lead to leg, foot, hip, knee and back problems.

Back pain

Referred Pain – When Back Pain Is Spreading Elsewhere

Referred pain is pain that is triggered in a specific part of the body, but you feel pain elsewhere, rather than at the local site of the triggering point.

When it comes to the spine, certain back and neck problems may cause referred pain to other parts of the body.

Cervical Pain

What to do about muscle spasms in the shoulder

Muscle spasms in one or both shoulders occur when there is an involuntary muscle contraction in the muscles of the middle or upper back or chest. In this article, we will be focusing primarily on spasms in the shoulders caused by issues with the spine, as well as what the best options are when it comes to addressing this cause of the problem.

Cervical Pain

What causes neck and shoulder pain to occur together?

Most often, shoulder and neck pain occur together due to their proximity to one another. An issue causing pain in the neck can spread to other parts of the (upper) body, including the shoulders, and vice versa.