Pain of the Neck Possible Causes

More often than not, the pain of the neck may be caused by a number of very specific conditions and diseases, and you need to be careful when trying to determine the exact cause of your condition. In general, such pains are associated to a faulty posture and this may very well be your case, […]

What is Coccydynia?

You ask what is Coccydynia? Coccydynia is a condition associated with pain and tenderness at the tip of the tailbone between the buttocks. The pain is often worsened by sitting. It is the result of inflammation of the bony area (tailbone or coccyx) located between the buttocks is referred to as coccydynia. Another name of […]

What Is Neck Pain?

What is neck pain? Here it refers to pain located in the neck, usually at the back or sides of the neck. A new study shows that simple exercises at home is more effective than medicine at getting rid of a painful crick in the neck. What are the Causes? Neck pain can come from […]

What Is Scoliosis?

What is Scoliosis? It is a condition where the spine bends towards one (thoracic scoliosis) side (either left or right) abnormally. The bend can be moderate or severe. In scoliosis, any part of the spine can be bent but the chest area is the most common region or the lower part of the back (lumbar scoliosis). According […]

What Is Sciatica?

What is sciatica you asked! In some instances, sciatica, a back problem may be listed as slip disc, yet the pain often challenges doctors diagnose since a sharp, electrical shock-like and distressing ache starts at the back and then travels to the legs. The pain is intermittent sometimes, while other times the pain may be chronic. This particular […]

What Is Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc?

Another name for the term prolapsed intervertebral disc is herniated or ruptured disc. It is a spinal condition that occasionally produces symptoms such as back or neck pain, as well as pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the muscle in the extremities. Prolapsed intervertebral disc is the abrupt or slowly progressing movement of one intervertebral […]

Whiplash Injury

Whiplash injury is a term given to a traumatic event that causes the head to suddenly whip in one direction and then recoil in the other direction example in a traffic accident. The most common cause of Whiplash is that of a motor vehicle accident whereby one vehicle was struck by another from behind. What […]

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