April 2017

The Most Common and Other Uncommon Causes of Back Pain

There are almost as many causes of back pain as there are words to describe the pain and related symptoms! Although muscle spasms are the most common cause of back pain, the spine can be susceptible to some of the same problems as other parts of your body (eg, infection). This article summarizes some of the other common and two uncommon causes of back pain.

Roger SafontThe Most Common and Other Uncommon Causes of Back Pain
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Helpful Tips on How to Prevent and Treat Knee Pain During the Night

Since knee pain is a symptom, cures involve treatment of the underlying condition. For most common injuries, taking it easy and keeping up with physical therapy will result in eventual healing and recovery. In the case of tendon or ligament damage, or in event of a bone tumor, surgery is the recommended route.

Roger SafontHelpful Tips on How to Prevent and Treat Knee Pain During the Night
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Best Sleeping Positions To Avoid Pain

Sleep position and quality zzz’s aren’t typically on the minds of people when their head hits the pillow at night. However, the way we sleep can have an incredible impact on back, leg, joint and chronic pain.

A good night’s sleep allows your body to repair and rejuvenate as it prepares for another day. If you are waking up tired or with aches and pain, consider your sleep position and talking with a MAPS specialist to learn how to alter your sleep position effectively to get the most out of your night’s rest.

Roger SafontBest Sleeping Positions To Avoid Pain
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