Back pain may be caused by tense muscles of the back, inflamed joints between the vertebrae, degenerated or prolapsed vertebral discs, tumors of the spine, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, liver or gall bladder disease, and prostate cancer metastasized to the spine.
Back pain is all too common. Even children experience back pain quite frequently but may not tell you about it. Back pain follows us from the cradle to the death bed. Infants and toddlers may experience discomfort or pain as the curvature of the neck and lower back establishes itself. Children undergo many changes as they […]
Neck pain often arises from tight neck muscles that pull the neck vertebrae slightly out of alignment, called subluxation, which then impinge on sensory nerves entering the spine between these vertebrae. These sensory nerves relay that information back to the brain setting off the alarm in the form of pain. Compression or stretching of the motor nerves […]
INDIGESTION manifests in discomfort or pain in the stomach area or anywhere in the abdomen, sometimes radiating up toward the throat (heartburn) or through to the back and up to the shoulder blades. Other well known symptoms are belching, bloating, flatulence (gas), and irregular bowel movements (stools), as well as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, mental fogginess, and […]
Scoliosis deserves our attention even when it’s only a mild case. Scoliosis is the term used for a “crooked” spine; a spine that curves laterally (to the side) when viewing the person from behind. The spine not only curves to the side but the vertebrae involved also rotate to varying degrees, creating a corkscrew like […]