Can You Use Herbal Remedies For Sciatica?

If you’re suffering from sciatica then you are well aware of just how painful it can be. That all too familiar shooting pain begins in your lower back, snaking all the way down one—or both—legs until you feel as though you cannot walk. Sciatica can cause mild to severe pain that can impair one’s ability to perform basic func … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

True or False: Debunking Arthritis Myths

When it comes to most medical problems there are a host of half-truths, myths, misconceptions and flat out lies circulating the web. This is especially true of far-reaching issues like arthritis. Separating arthritis fact from arthritis myths will help you make the necessary changes to alleviate pain and treat your arthritis … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Foraminotomy Surgery

When there is stenosis of the forominal this means that there has been constriction in the area that the nerve roots exit. Nerve roots leave the spinal column and the spinal cord area through the foramen. The foramen allows nerves to connect to different parts of the body. Stenosis of the forearm can happen when there is deg … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercising with a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc occurs when the discs in the spine that are cushions separating each set of bones in the back bulges out. The discs in the spine are made up of Annulus (that are the strong outer covering of the disc) and the Nucleus (which is the disc's soft center). What happens with a herniated disc is that the outer laye … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What Is Diffuse Degenerative Disk Disease Thoracic Spine

Diffuse degenerative disk disease thoracic spine is not actually a disease at all, but rather it is a term that is used to describe completely normal changes that occur in the discs of your thoracic spine and lumbar spine as you age. The discs in your thoracic spine are both soft and compressible and they are responsible for … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment

Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe the changes that occur in your spinal discs as you age. This disease usually occurs in the lumbar region (lower back) and cervical region (the neck) but can also be found anywhere along the spine. Disc degeneration can put pressure on the spinal cords and nerves which can … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercises for Sciatica

Specific exercises for sciatica are an essential element for healing. Despite all that, first you must find the cause of the condition. Exercises for sciatica are a major part of recovery; be that as it may it’s just one element or part of it. Even if sciatica exercises are obviously essential to both short and long term rec … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercises for Sacroiliac Joint Injuries

Most of the exercised prescribed for join injuries involve range-of-motion and stretching the affected areas. Exercises for back pain typically involve stretching in the legs, as the back is a difficult area to stretch on its own. A few exercises for treating sacroiliitis are listed here. As with all stretches, make sure yo … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercises for Herniated Disc

Exercises for herniated disc can be very helpful at relieving pain, helping the injury heal, and preventing future injuries to the area. When considering exercises for a herniated disc, focus on stretches and things that will loosen tense muscles surrounding the area, giving the injury room to heal. These exercises should a … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercise for Severe Sciatica

Sciatica is the pain caused when the sciatic nerve is irritated. The sciatic nerve is located at the base of the spinal column at the sacrum and coccyx area and stretches down to the legs. At the lower back, the sciatic nerve is comprised of four or five smaller nerves. This nerve is the longest and largest nerve of the huma … Read More

Filed Under: Sciatica
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,