For patients with odontoid fractures, surgical stabilization is associated with a reduced rate of nonunion and mortality at 30 days and one year, according to a study published online June 12 in Neurosurgery.
Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), along with pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. However, not everyone with AS experiences fatigue.
When back pain doesn’t go away on its own, it can be a sign of reinjury or an underlying condition, like a herniated disk. But seemingly minor things, like your posture, can also play a role.
Low back pain may be helped with certain exercises, specifically those that strengthen the muscles in your core and glutes and stretch your hip flexors.
As a parent, you want answers to your questions about scoliosis and how it can affect your child's development. Here's what you need to know.
Back pain is a common problem that many people deal with every day. Exercise often helps to ease back pain and prevent further discomfort. The following exercises stretch and strengthen the back and the muscles that support it.
The phrase "pain in the neck" is a tongue-in-cheek way to describe annoying situations or people that test our patience, but for those who experience genuine neck pain, it's no laughing matter. This article will explore some practical strategies to alleviate neck pain and provide self-care tips, neck pain exercises and other helpful treatments to try.
Back pain, a pervasive ailment affecting millions, can turn daily routines into exhausting and painful challenges. Back surgery emerges as a potential solution when conventional treatments fall short, offering hope for those trapped in chronic pain.
This article will explore the causes of back spasms, their symptoms and, most importantly, effective treatments.
If you have had a sharp pain shooting down one leg, you may be experiencing a condition called sciatica.