Aging, Osteoporosis and Spinal Compression Fractures

Spinal Fractures are Common As People Age The type of fracture in the spine that is typically caused by osteoporosis is generally referred to as a compression fracture and are quite common – occurring in approximately 700,000 people in the U.S. each year. The problem is that the fracture is not always recognized or accurately […]

Top 3 Fibroid Treatments | Get Your Life Back

Uterine fibroids, or leiomyomas, are noncancerous growths of the uterus. They grow in a woman’s uterine tissue, frequently during childbearing years. Uterine fibroids can appear quickly or steadily over time, and they can be various sizes. While many can’t even be seen by the human eye, some are large enough to increase the size of […]


3 Things You Need To Know About Back Pain And Aging

At some point, most of us will suffer from back pain. For many it’s a mild but irritating ache that comes and goes; for others it’s a chronic, incapacitating pain that can make it difficult to stand, sit, and sleep. Back pain has several causes, including poor posture, ill-advised or awkward lifting, being overweight, or […]

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What You Need To Know About Back Pain and Kyphoplasty

The kyphoplasty procedure is a minimally invasive, non-surgical, outpatient treatment performed through one or two needle holes for each spine fracture. The needles are inserted using the latest in high resolution imaging technology. Balloons are inserted through the needle(s) to re-expand the bone; the resultant cavity is filled with a bone cement to internally cast […]

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Avoiding Sports-Related Back Injuries

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important, and a key component of a solid health plan is frequent exercise. You have countless options for choosing the types of exercise in which you want to partake. Whether you opt for individual sports like running and swimming, or group events like basketball, soccer, or softball, you’re going to […]


Top 7 Symptoms of Varicose Veins

Top 7 Symptoms of Varicose Veins Veins that have become enlarged and bulge out from the skin are called varicose veins. More prevalent in women than men, they’re typically blue or dark purple and can cause discomfort, including aches and throbbing. When vein walls become weak, veins can enlarge as blood collects inside the vein. […]

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Dealing With Fibroids During Pregnancy

Fibroids, which are also known as leiomyomas, are non-cancerous tumors, or growths, that appear on the walls of the uterus. It’s unknown why they occur, but fibroids affect at least 20 percent of all women during their lifetime, with occurrence numbers as high as 80 percent. Fibroids are made up of the same smooth muscle […]


7 Common Symptoms of Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus. Also called leiomyomas, uterine fibroids grow in the tissue of the uterus, often during a woman’s childbearing years. They can appear rapidly or steadily over time. Fibroids appear in various sizes. Some are big enough to increase the size of the uterus while others can’t even be […]