Tag: spinal compression

Myelopathy vs Radiculopathy - Spinal Nerves and Spinal Cord Compression Differences
Nerve Impingement Syndrome

Myelopathy vs Radiculopathy – What’s the difference?

Myelopathy refers to a condition known as spinal cord compression, while radiculopathy occurs when a nerve root (but not the cord itself) becomes compressed. The latter is more commonly known as a pinched nerve root.

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Thoracic Spondylosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The term ‘spondylosis’ refers to degenerative changes that occur in the spine due to aging and which tend to lead to pain. When this wear and tear process affects the thoracic spine, it is referred to as thoracic spondylosis.

Bone Spurs

What does a bone spur on the spine feel like?

This condition can severely impact the quality of life of the sufferer, and if left untreated can worsen and lead to painful complications that are discussed in more detail within this article.

Compressed nerve roots
Nerve Impingement Syndrome

What is nerve compression syndrome in the back?

Nerve compression syndrome in the back occurs when a nerve that passes through the spinal column becomes trapped due to conditions such as spinal stenosis, herniated discs and poor posture.

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Spinal Compression Risk Factors & Prevention

Dealing with and managing back pain can become challenging and quite expensive. Most of the times you manage to deal with back pain only for it to come back. Because more often than not the symptoms are being treated and not the problem itself, which is spinal compression.

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How to Avoid Spinal Compression?

Spinal cord compression occurs when any substance puts pressure on the cord. The substance can be a bone fragment and can develop anywhere along the

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