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  • Introduction to Spinal Health and Yoga The spine is the pillar of our body, providing structure and support. It's essential for mobility and a nerve center for transmitting signals throughout the body. Yoga, an ancient practice combining physical postures, breath control, and meditation, has been recognized for its effectiveness in promoting spinal health and alleviating pain.

  • The spine is more than just a structural support for the body; it's a complex system that affects our overall health and functionality. Yet, it remains one of the most vulnerable areas, particularly susceptible to a condition known as a herniated disc. This article aims to shed light on the intricacies of herniated discs, offering insight into how they develop and how they can be managed or prevented.

  • The Age Myth in Spinal Health The common belief that herniated discs are a condition only affecting the elderly is a myth that needs debunking. This article aims to illuminate the reality of spinal disc herniation and its prevalence among various age groups, not just the older population.

  • Pain, often perceived as a mere physical discomfort, can have profound implications for our emotional and psychological well-being. Chronic pain, especially, can cast a dark shadow over one’s mental health, leading to depression, anxiety, and feelings of isolation.

  • In the ever evolving sphere of health and wellness, one technique stands the test of time in helping manage pain — controlled breathing exercises. The remarkable influence of deep and slow breathing (DSB) techniques on pain processing can indeed not be understated..

  • Arthritis, often misconceived as just an "old age ailment," is far more intricate than many might assume. As a topic, arthritis doesn't just scrape the surface of joint pain, but delves deep into a realm of symptoms, types, and treatments. Let's journey beyond the basics to truly understand the nuances of this prevalent condition. .....

  • Your muscles and joints hurt all over your body as a result of fibromyalgia. More importantly, it can also cause mental adverse effects like memory loss and fatigue. A healthcare expert can assist you in finding treatments to control your symptoms even though there is no recognised cause for fibromyalgia and no known cure.....

  • Cervical radiculopathy is a condition that results from nerve root compression in the cervical spine, which is the portion of the spine located in the neck. This compression can be caused by a variety of factors such as degenerative changes in the spine, herniated discs, or spinal stenosis....

  • Your bones and joints can be strengthened by the food you eat, anything from yogurt to salmon enhances and maintains bone and joint health. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 44 million Americans have inadequate bone density and 10 million have osteoporosis....

  • Text neck is a term used to describe a growing problem in today’s society caused by the increased use of mobile devices, smartphones and computers. It is a repetitive strain injury (RSI) that affects the neck, upper back and shoulders and is caused by constantly looking down at electronic devices. The pain and discomfort associated with text neck can range from mild to severe and can lead to long-term damage if left untreated....

  • The spine is an intricate structure that supports and protects the spinal cord, which is the main nerve that runs through your back. The spine also allows you to walk, run and sit with ease....

  • Injury or inflammation to muscles, joints, nerves, or other spine-related tissues can result in muscle tension in the neck. For instance, a "pinched" nerve or stretched ligament could be a probable cause for neck pain....

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as reflex sympathetic nerve dystrophy, is a disorder in which a person has persistent pain in one of their limbs. In individuals with CRPS, it is assumed that the peripheral nerve system, which aids in controlling pain signals in the body, is injured or not operating properly....

  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a type of treatment that uses your own blood to promote healing. It’s also sometimes called autologous platelet-rich plasma (APR) therapy, or platelet-rich fibrin matrix therapy....

  • Chronic pain is a very real problem that affects millions of people every year. It can be caused by many different reasons but the pain itself is often debilitating and makes it difficult to perform everyday tasks....

  • The knee is among the largest joints that might hurt frequently. The joint's design and the variety of ways it is used, make injuries and painful conditions common. There are numerous disorders that can cause knee discomfort, ranging from minor sprains and strains to persistent osteoarthritis and tendonitis. So when should you go for knee pain treatment?...

  • Sleep is a period of recovery. While you sleep, your body is actively healing and regenerating. However, it's simple to twist your spine or tuck your pelvis in when you're collecting ZZZs since you lose awareness of your body. Existing back pain can worsen, which makes it difficult to get a good night's sleep....

  • The vertebrae that make up your spinal column are stacked one on top of the other. The column is made up of seven cervical spine bones, twelve thoracic spine bones, five lumbar spine bones, the sacrum, and finally the coccyx at the base. ...

  • Kyphoplasty is most commonly used to treat patients who have compression fractures of the spine.This problem is commonly seen in the patient population suffering from Osteoporosis The procedure involves injecting specially designed cement into the damaged vertebrae. This helps to hold the vertebrae together and prevent further damage. ...

  • A disc is a soft tissue made of cartilage that sits between the vertebrae. It acts as a shock absorber and allows for mobility of the spine. When the discs are damaged, the result can be back pain. ...

  • Osteoporosis is a condition that occurs when your bones become thinner and weaker, increasing your risk of breaking. Bones are living tissues that constantly undergo changes to maintain their strength. Osteoporosis causes bone tissue to break down faster than new bone can be formed. This results in weak, brittle bones that are more likely to fracture (break)....

  • Why Swimming? Cardio is a distant dream for many people recovering from injuries or surgeries, although their desire to lead an active lifestyle is as strong as ever. They miss running, jogging, and being active in general because these activities cause pain when they attempt them. The alternative? Swimming. ...

  • The Center for Spine & Pain Medicine (CSPM) is proud to announce the launch of its new brand identity and website; cspmpain.com. As a leading interventional pain management provider serving the communities of North Georgia and the Tennessee Valley, the Center for Spine & Pain Medicine takes a uniquely comprehensive and holistic approach to serve patients in the greater Dalton and Gainesville, GA and Chattanooga, TN areas, providing exceptional pain management care....

  • The Center for Spine & Pain Medicine (CSPM,) a leading interventional pain management provider serving the communities of North Georgia and the Tennessee Valley, is pleased to announce the availability of the Vertiflex Interspinous Spacer for treating pain related to Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) at its facilities....

  • Many people think that chronic pain is genetic. It's usually a difficult conversation to have, but it's important to ask. Let's start with the basics. Chronic pain is an umbrella term that covers pain that lasts longer than three months or is severe enough to interfere with daily activities. It can be caused by injuries or other chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes or depression. ...

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