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Is it possible that your back pain is the outcome of what food you are eating? There are several such food items that are known to increase or reduce inflammation. The latter is a key factor causing back pain. Thus, if you are affecting from a back pain, you may be able to avoid it by altering your regular diet. If you ignore such inflammations, it may lead to a host of other problems like a low-back pain. A few changes made to your daily diet can work wonders for your affected spine. Read on to know some tips for getting a health back.

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Yes, you have consulted several specialists or physicians and have undergone all the tests they had suggested. Finally, you got to know that you are suffering from a "chronic pain". For several people, it can be a harsh and yet unfortunate reality as the conditions are tough to be treated and can even be cured rarely likes spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis and degenerative disc disease. When you have a chronic back pain due to any of the above-mentioned conditions, there are various stages starting from a mild discomfort to intermittent bouts of pain until the pain becomes too intense to bear.

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When you are experiencing pain in your lower left back, you need to know the root cause. An elimination process should be followed to diagnose the cause of such a pain. Here is a detailed explanation of what could be the possible sources so that you can communicate with your physician in a better way.

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Woman stops before jogging with lower back pain

Are you suffering from a condition like spinal stenosis or lumbar herniated disc? All these are conditions related to back pain when your physician may suggest exercise as a component of the overall treatment procedure. However, what should be your plan of action when exercising deteriorates your back condition?

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As temperatures outside have started dropping, you may be observing an ache in your lower back, neck or some other portion of your injured spine that is not too unfamiliar to you until now. You may have already started assuming that these two things have a link- the pain in your back, joints, and muscles and the colder weather outside. You have already started crossing your fingers hoping that you won't have to go through the entire winter season with this pain. If you have a proper understanding of why and how the cold weather has a negative impact on your spine, it can be the first proactive step to combat your pain. So, keeping this point in your mind, check out some of those crucial facts that are related to back pain this winter season.

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For the uninitiated, Spinal stenosis is a type of back condition, which is more prevalent for people of both genders once they have crossed 50. Plus, the condition may further aggravate as these patients grow older. The condition can occur at different points in a person's spine. It happens if the spinal canal that holds a person's spinal cord and the spinal nerves narrow down. Due to this narrowing, there is more pressure on the nerves and the spinal cord, leading to back pain.

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Group aerobic exercise to relieve back pain

The moment back pain strikes you, the first step you tend to take is take complete rest and see how it works out. While it is not a bad idea for the first couple of days, taking rest for too long can actually aggravate your physical condition. You may find that your back pain has deteriorated after taking rest for a prolonged duration. Rather, instead of taking complete rest, you can go for those aerobic exercises that are of low-impact in nature. Such exercises may be useful for rehabilitating your spine as well as alleviate your back pain. Gentle exercises such as exercise biking can help to reduce your feelings and perception of pain.

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Both heat and cold therapy can provide great relief from your acute or chronic lower back pain. However, how do you know which of these therapies you should use? The discussion below will help you to make up your mind on whether to use heat or ice to treat your back pain.

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Are you contemplating surgery for your neck pain? A major concern for you could be of the surgical procedure can make the symptoms even worse. But, often, surgery around the neck or a cervical spine surgery is known to have impressive success rates. However, no surgery means freedom from some risk.

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child obesity starts with unhealthy foods

Every parent wants the best for their child in everything from education to healthcare, family connectivity and social interactions. Medically speaking, a child’s environment plays a major role in how they develop physically. For many, the home is a place where good, nutritious food is prepared, and the family unit is tight, loving and respectful. In other Valley homes, however,

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woman with chronic back pain skeletal view

Both the physician and the patient should recognize that acute pain is different from chronic pain. If the patient is suffering from acute pain, it is a symptom that a back tissue has got diseased or injured. In fact, an acute pain's severity will be more when the extent of damage caused to the affected tissue is higher. As the injury gets healed, the pain also subsides. For instance, if you have a herniated disc, the moment the pressure on the affected nerve gets reduced; there is an end to the acute pain. It is precisely for this purpose that an acute pain concentrates more on the healing procedure of the root cause of that pain. However, chronic pain does not facilitate a protective function.

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There are many people who find that despite all possible efforts, they are unsuccessful in getting relief from their aching back. Some of these conditions include Spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis and degenerative disc. Conditions like these can cause chronic pain where patients go through low-level discomfort coupled with intermittent lapse of intense pain. Suffering from chronic pain so frequently can be rather frustrating and exhausting. However, you can restrict the magnitude of your back pain and its negative effect through these strategies mentioned below.

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Back pain is indeed a very common ailment with people from all around the world. In order to understand the reason for that, you need to know the structure of your back and the factors that contribute to back pain. In fact, back pain comes only at the second position after a headache for being the most widely known cause of pain.

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No two employers are the same and yet if you suffer from chronic lower back pain, you can perhaps bring down your frustrations at the workplace by sharing the following details about your discomfort with your superior.

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It’s no secret that sexual health is a popular topic throughout the medical community. Many throughout Phoenix, AZ are unaware that we provide a variety of walk-in clinic services designed to boost libido, prevent STDs, correct erectile dysfunction (ED), and prepare for

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Are you going through deep agony due to your chronic neck or back pain? It is likely that your physician has prescribed a muscle relaxant and advised you to take proper rest so that you are fit once again. In fact, there are many physicians who are known to prescribe muscle relaxants to relieve their patients from back pain quite frequently.

When these medications are

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Four out of every five women who hunch over their computer systems are known to end up with chronic back pain at some stage of their lives. If you are one among those thousands of women who have to work with a computer for long hours, a few simple alterations can make a big difference to your pain. In fact many people irrespective of their gender spend their days in front of the television, computer, tablet or smart-phone screens. Your screen time can soar very high when you stay in front of your PC during the day, and many people do that. Such a habit or lifestyle can result in a severe imbalance in the manner humans use their bodies leading to acute discomfort and pain. Check out some of the fixes, which will prove highly effective for reducing your neck, joint and back pain at a workplace.

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Are you suffering from lower back pain, which is originating on your body's left side? In case, if it is so, this discussion may help you to find out the possible causes of such a pain.

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There is hardly any person who has not experienced pain in the nerves of their foot at some point or the other. Such nerve pain may occur due to an anatomical condition known as 'neuroma,' or even from wearing bad shoes -- ones that provide little to no lumbar support.

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kids run back to school

Back to school season is a very busy time for parents, students and teachers alike. Health clinics across Phoenix are also busy because many parents now have to schedule a pre-school season doctor’s visit. Most schools in the Valley require a medical release or signed sports physical authorizing participation in sports and other extracurricular activities.

Don’t let an illness delay your child from participating in back to school activities. Start the school year with a bang using these seven tips to promote a healthy back-to-school season in Phoenix.

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