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Tennis and Back Pain

Posted on March 04

While tennis elbow and wrist problems are common sports injuries associated with tennis, the sport can also create or worsen lower back injuries.

 

The Graston Technique: An Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manual Therapy for Back Pain

Posted on March 02

The Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. It is one of a number of manual therapy approaches that uses instruments with a specialized form of massage/scraping the skin gently.

Cervical Osteophytes: Bone Spurs in the Neck

Posted on January 16

More than half of people over the age of 60 have osteophytes, or bone spurs, somewhere in their bodies. Osteophytes in the spine are a normal sign of aging and are not a cause for concern unless they result in pain or neurological symptoms.

What's a Herniated Disc, Pinched Nerve, Bulging Disc?

Posted on August 20

There are many terms used to describe spinal disc pathology and associated pain, such as "herniated disc," "pinched nerve," and "bulging disc," and all are used differently and, at times, interchangeably.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Definitive Guide

Posted on August 18

As we age, the spine changes, often leading to a degeneration of the vertebrae (bones), discs, muscles and ligaments (connective tissues) that together make up the spinal column. These changes may lead to spinal stenosis.

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