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Adult Scoliosis: What You Need to Know

Adult degenerative scoliosis (also called adult “de novo” scoliosis) is a type of scoliosis that develops as a result of disc degeneration. This can happen as we age and when...

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Keep Your Bones Strong

As children we were told to drink milk to keep your bones strong throughout your life. But when your bones weaken later in life, you could be suffering from osteoporosis,...

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Preventing Memory Loss

Learn about the causes of memory loss and what steps you can take to prevent it.

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Are You Suffering from Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Learn what causes sciatica and ways it can be treated.

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Are You Suffering from Chronic Back Pain?

For pain to be chronic, it lasts for longer than 3 months and usually follows a known injury or cause. Chronic pain is a disease in itself and can have physical,...

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Cyclist’s Syndrome: You Can Prevent Pudendal Nerve Entrapment

Most people are unfamiliar with the Pudendal Nerve and what it does. Those who suffer from “Cyclist’s Syndrome” are often painfully aware of its effect.

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Telemedicine Program Treats Stroke Victims when Time is Crucial

Programs such as Ochsner’s ASSERT telemedicine program can be valuable to patients who find themselves experiencing a stroke. Stroke neurologists are present virtually through secure wireless data and video...

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Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and the Role of a Caregiver

With over five million Americans living with dementia, most people either have a loved one or know of someone with the disease.

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