Study explores efficacy of oral steroids in treating sciatica
Statistics show that close to one in ten people will suffer from a condition known as sciatica at some point in their life. For those unfamiliar with sciatica, it is typically caused by a herniated or bulging disc in the lower back, and characterized by a sharp, radiating pain in the legs and back.
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Why March is the time to learn more about traumatic brain injuries
From falls and motor vehicle accidents to assaults and sporting events, there are a multitude of ways in which a person can suffer a traumatic brain injury.
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A carpal tunnel diagnosis doesn't mean you are out of options
Whether we realize it or not, many of us perform repetitive motions at our jobs day after day, sometimes doing the exact same activity -- typing, answering phones, driving, drilling, hammering, etc. -- for years on end.
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Can I qualify for SSDI because of my back pain?
It should come as no surprise to readers that back pain is among the most common health complaints in the United States. According to some estimates, nearly 80 percent of Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. The causes and severity of back pain, of course, can vary widely, involving everything from some tight muscles to slipped discs, spinal stenosis and other serious conditions requiring surgical intervention.
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Can light activity help prevent the onset of a disability?
It's important to understand and appreciate that when a person is suffering from a serious disability, it not only affects their ability to work, but also their ability to do the things that you might otherwise take for granted including dressing yourself, making dinner or even just moving about your home.
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