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Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

Pain It is common for people to experience pain in the right side of the neck. In most cases, the pain occurs due to a muscle strain or another benign cause. People can often treat their pain using home remedies and medications. However, for severe or prolonged neck...
What is biceps tenodesis?

What is biceps tenodesis?

Pain Biceps tenodesis is a surgery to repair the biceps tendon. This procedure is typically used when the biceps tendon causes pain in and around the shoulder. Inflammation and wear and tear to the tendon due to injury, overuse, and aging are some of the common...
Can vitamin D relieve joint pain?

Can vitamin D relieve joint pain?

Arthritis Arthritis is a pain.  Staying informed is not a cure, but it is a start. Vitamin D is a nutrient that is vital for bone health. Several studies show that low levels of vitamin D can cause increased joint and muscle pain, but the research to date is...
What to know about bone spurs

What to know about bone spurs

Pain An exostosis, also called a bony spur or osteoma, occurs when a bony growth extend beyond a bone’s usual smooth surface. Exostosis can cause chronic pain or irritation, depending on its size and location. Sometimes, cartilage will grow over an area of...
What causes a bump on the bottom of the foot?

What causes a bump on the bottom of the foot?

Pain A bump on the bottom of the foot may cause a person discomfort or pain when walking. There are a variety of conditions that may cause bumps on the feet, some of which require medical treatment. This article explores the various causes of a bump on the bottom of...
How do you stretch the latissimus dorsi?

How do you stretch the latissimus dorsi?

Your Health The latissimus dorsi is a large, flat muscle covering the width of the middle and lower back. It connects the bone of the upper arm to the spine and the hip. This muscle is often referred to as the lats. Pain in the latissimus dorsi is often caused by...
What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?

What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?

Pain Calcific tendonitis is a condition caused by calcium deposits building up in a person’s muscles or tendons. If calcium builds up in an area, a person may feel pain and discomfort there. Although this condition can occur in other parts of the body, the most...

What could be causing my collarbone pain?

Pain Many injuries can damage the collarbone, and some require immediate attention. When should a person seek emergency treatment, and when will a routine trip to the doctor be enough? We address these questions and more. The collarbone, also known as the clavicle,...
Middle back pain: Causes and relief

Middle back pain: Causes and relief

Pain Middle back pain refers to pain or discomfort in the thoracic spine — the region of the back between the rib cage and the base of the neck. In this region, there are 12 spinal disks, several vertebrae, and many muscles and ligaments. Any of these structures can...
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