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Kyphosis

Kyphosis or a hunch back, can be caused by arthritis, osteoporosis, developmental problems or trauma. Exercises, braces, medication, and surgery can help those with hunched backs.

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Mind Rehabilitation May Help Treat Patients With Spine Injury
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Yoga and Back Pain - Introduction
The healing effects of yoga benefit those suffering from backpain, by alleviating their pain and also preventing its recurrence... Read More
Top 10 Health Issues in Women
What puts women´s health at risk as they get older? Find out more about the top 10 health issues faced by women... Read More
Whiplash and Conditions that Mimic Whiplash
Whiplash injury is an injury that common with road traffic accidents. Whiplash happens due to sudden acceleration of the vertebrae in the cervical spine... Read More
About Spondylosis
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general information about Spondylosis.. Read More
Spinal Stenosis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Management
Spinal stenosis refers to narrowing of the bony vertebral canal enclosing the spinal cord and its nerves, resulting in their compression. It may cause back pain, numbness and weakness of leg, shoulder and arm muscles that can worsen over time... Read More
Spinal Injury - Symptom Evaluation
Spinal Injury refers to damage to spinal cord that runs below the brain through the back. Injury to spinal cord is a severe injury as the damage is irreversible and it can be life threatening... Read More
Spinal Cord Injury - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Spinal cord injury is an injury to the spinal cord that results in temporary or permanent changes in its function... Read More
Scoliosis - Facts, Causes, Types, Symptoms & Treatment
Scoliosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine or backbone to the left or right side... Read More
Screening for Osteoporosis
The risk of suffering from osteoporotic fractures is 30-50% in women and 15 to 30% in men. Osteoporosis screening is currently recommended for women only. .. Read More
Osteopenia (Decreased Bone Density) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Osteopenia refers to less bone density in bones. If it is not taken care of, then it can result in osteoporosis. Treatment includes exercises, lifestyle changes... Read More



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