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Options for Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Your intervertebral discs—the small, donut-shaped structures located between each of the vertebrae in your spine—are less than two inches in diameter, but they are essential to your mobility. Healthy discs provide cushioning between your vertebrae and allow your spine to move and bend. The discs also keep enough space open

5. Back Pain

Almost any list of the most commonly reported pain conditions places back pain at or near the top. In a National Institute of Health Statistics survey regarding the most common types of pain, 27 percent of the respondents mentioned back pain first.
Risk Factors for Back Pain
Back pain does not discriminate.

3. Exercise Safety

Resistance training exercises are safe when executed with the right exercise, the right load, the right technique, and performed by the right person. When any of those four elements of training are not observed, injuries can occur.
The Right Exercise
The 55 exercises in Chapter 4 have been proven by evidence-based studies

Herniated Disc or Bulging Disc Pain? Consider These Treatment Options

Herniated Disc or Bulging Disc Pain? Consider These Treatment Options

Your vertebral discs are the small, doughnut-shaped objects located between each of the vertebrae in your spine. Healthy discs provide cushioning between your vertebrae and allow for proper movement and bending of your spine. The discs also keep the openings in the vertebrae through which nerves exit the spinal canal—the

Manage the Pain of Sciatica

If you are sometimes stopped in your tracks by a lightning bolt of pain that shoots from your buttock down your leg, you may have sciatica. The condition originates in the sciatic nerves, which start in the lower spine and have many sections that branch out through the lower spine

Get Relief From Sciatic Pain

If you have pain that starts in your lower back and runs down through your buttock and your leg, you probably have what is commonly called “sciatica.”

“Sciatica is caused by the irritation or pinching of the sciatic nerve. The correct terminology for this condition is actually ‘radiculopathy,’ or radicular pain,”

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