Archive for 'Back Pain'
Likely THE most reported pain complaint back pain affects millions worldwide. Provailen take a look into some of the causes of back pain as well as some back pain relief and back pain cures.
Posted on 14. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
Arthritis of the lumbar facet joints can be a source of significant low back pain as like other joints in the body that are covered with articular cartilage, the lumbar facet joints can also be affected by arthritis. Facet joint arthritis develops slowly over a long period of time. This is partly because spinal degeneration [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Lumbar arthritis or lumbar arthritis of facet joints or lumbar facet arthritis is one of the common forms of arthritis of spine. What are vertebrae? The human spine is made up of 24 spinal bones, called vertebrae. Vertebrae are stacked on top of one another to create the spinal column. The spinal column gives the [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Arthritis is, perhaps, the commonest disorder that affects our lower back. Therefore, if we have arthritis, a very crucial point needed to be kept uppermost in our mind while performing back strengthening exercises is that of the lower back exercises. These exercises are usually ignored by most individuals as they mostly concentrate on upper back [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by Jennifer.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) mainly affects the spine and may lead to severe stiffness in the back. Spondylitis is an inflammation of the joints of the spine, as the inflammation goes and healing takes place, bone grows out from both sides of the vertebrae and may join the two bones together.
Posted on 20. Nov, 2011 by Peter.
Back pain is not a disease but a symptom and, in most cases, no cause is found. It is a very common symptom as it affects 15 to 30 percent of people at any one time, and up to eight out of 10 people have experienced it at some time in their lives, we look at some simple pain relief and prevention tips.
Posted on 09. Oct, 2011 by Jennifer.
A painful sacroiliac joint (SI) is one of the more common causes of mechanical low back pain. Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction is a term that is used to describe the condition – because it is still unclear why this joint becomes painful and leads to low back pain. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction can be a nuisance [...]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2011 by Annie.
Although most people need about 7–8 hours of sleep each day, many people manage quite well with less and sleep is really only a problem if you’re not happy with the amount and quality you’re getting. However, unfortunately, all forms of arthritis can affect the way people sleep, especially if they cause pain that makes it uncomfortable to lie in bed.