Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Causes And Symptoms

Ankylosing spondylitis is a kind of arthritis that occurs in the spine. About 0.1% – 0.5% adults are affected by this condition and it is characterized by neck or back stiffness and pain. Ankylosing spondylitis can affect any gender and … Continue reading

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Wrist Pain – Associated Conditions

Wrist pain is one of the most common problems that individuals experience. Whether in the left or right hand, wrist or on top of the wrist, there are multiple reasons that could trigger wrist pain. Persistent wrist pain should be … Continue reading

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The American Chronic Pain Association

What is the American Chronic Pain Association? The following information is from the American Chronic Pain Association’s website. Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and healthcare … Continue reading

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What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is one of the forms of arthritis that affects spinal joints. The name is derived from Greek words ankylos and spondylo, which mean “stiffening of a joint” and “vertebra” respectively. It is an immune disease that causes … Continue reading

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Low Back Pain: Cause and Prevention

It is estimated that around 2% to 10% of the people in the US who suffer from low back pain go on to develop chronic pain condition which in turn affects their daily living for almost 3 months. By and … Continue reading

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