Osteoporosis is a condition many people become intimately familiar with in their old age. Women are especially at-risk. And while it’s generally attributed to deficiencies of Vitamin D and calcium, other factors can contribute to
Scoliosis, an abnormal curvature or twisting of the spine, affects a great number of people. But it doesn’t affect everyone the same way. Scoliosis can take different forms, curving to the left or right (or
Muscle tension is debilitating, no matter what level it affects you at. It can lead to everything from personal discomfort to serious nervous system issues, a reduced range of motion, and even semi-permanent mobility restrictions.
Back pain is an all-too-common occurrence, and many people are able to link their back pain to a particular cause: trauma from a car accident, lifting something heavy, or repetitive motion, to name a few.
Formerly called Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is a condition affecting children and adolescents. Called idiopathic because its exact source has yet to be determined, JIA is an umbrella term for a number
In spinal healthcare, two primary types of points are used to delineate different types of pain and their relevant causes: Tender points and trigger points. While it’s easy to confuse these two different methods of
Few things are more integral to human health than a good night’s sleep. Spending each night tossing and turning could have serious adverse health outcomes in the long-term. That’s why it’s important to take steps
It’s expected that roughly 80 percent of American adults will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is usually caused by everything from poor posture, to injury, to pregnancy. Accompanying