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Spinal Stenosis Risk Factors

Spinal stenosis is a serious spine condition with several risk factors associated with it. For those who are not familiar, a risk factor is anything that would increase the likelihood of a person developing a specific disease or condition.

To better understand the risk factors of spinal stenosis, here are three of the most frequently asked questions:

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Scoliosis Treatment Without Surgery

Scoliosis is characterized by the sideway curvature of the spine, leading to an ‘S’ or ‘C’ curve. Most scoliosis cases are idiopathic or of unknown origin. However, congenital defects that affect normal spine development, infection of or injury to the spine, as well as neuromuscular conditions can lead to scoliosis.

While most cases are mild and do not progress to require invasive treatment, people with scoliosis can sometimes suffer from back pain. Scoliosis treatment without surgery can be done through physiotherapy exercises.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Should You Be Concerned?

Arthritis has been stereotyped with “old age condition”, causing pain, fatigue and weakness in the affected muscles and joints.

There are several types of arthritis. Some can be serious and life-threatening due to their effects on the body. One such type of arthritis is ankylosing spondylitis (AS). This mostly affects the spine, causing it to become inflamed and results in stiffness and pain from the neck down to the buttocks.

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Back Pain In Your Life

Back pain can be more than just physical.

Now before you slam your keyboard or roll your eyes in disbelief – hold your horses, this one is backed by science, ladies and gents!

And the news is…

Well…

Pretty fascinating!

See at some point in our lives, sooner or later, we’re all going to encounter back pain, especially in the lower back area.

You might even be experiencing it right now while you read this…

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These Simple Back Strengthening Exercises Have Got Yoga Teachers Worldwide Raving

In the age of desk jobs and bad posture, back pain, finding effective back strengthening exercises should be a top priority for the average career person, or just about anybody…

The good news is, 15 minutes of concerted effort can lead to a lifetime of relief and a stronger back to help you deal with the trials and stresses of modern living!

Try these simple back strengthening exercises that have Yoga teachers worldwide raving!

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