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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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Doctors Use Latest Technology in the Battle Against Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that impacts the central nervous system, so those with the disease experience uncontrollable movement, such as tremors, stiff limbs and problems with...

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An Icy Outpouring of Support for ALS

The recent ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge trend on social media has raised significant awareness for a disease known as ALS. But how many people actually know what ALS is –...

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Back to School: Concussion Advice for Athletes

The start of this year’s football season brings an increased focus on protecting players at all levels from experiencing a concussion. A controversial topic, concussions have been a heated...

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