Back Pain Treatment

The Knee Cap And Knee Pain

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 The Knee Cap And Knee Pain   How can you tell if your knee pain is caused by a problem in your knee cap? The knee can be divided into four compartments—the front, inside, back, and outside. These compartments intimately interact with each other. The compartment located in the front of the knee includes the […]

Back Pain Treatment

Pregnancy And Low Back Pain

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 Pregnancy And Low Back Pain   It’s not uncommon for pregnant women to suffer from back pain. Did you know that between 50% of all pregnant women suffer from back pain and that 50-75% experience back pain during labor? There are MANY reasons why back pain becomes an issue for women during their pregnancy. The […]

Back Pain Treatment

Back Pain Related Disability

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 Do You Want To Avoid Back Pain Related Disability?   A study published in the journal Spine in 2008 sought to identify EARLY PREDICTORS in an effort to reduce the number of low back pain patients who go on to experience long-term disability. Researchers followed 1,885 low back injury claimants for a year and then […]