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Pain Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis Associated Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain may not spring to mind as one of the more common problems linked to the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. But this is indeed the case, and relief for RA-associated back…
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Understanding Ankylosing Spondylitis- An Inflammatory Joint Disorder

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), like the name, “it’s a bit complicated,” says spinal surgeon Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD, who notes that the chronic, inflammatory joint disorder is difficult to diagnose, and…
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The Difference Between Neck Pain and Neck Spasms

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Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center explains neck spasms and how to treat them. Talk about a real pain in the neck: Neck spasms take a common form of discomfort to the next level. But…
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Medicine for Back Pain-What Works and What to be Careful About

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When something hurts, it’s natural to want to pop a pill to quickly make the pain go away. But medicine for back pain – depending on the type and how long it’s taken – can come with side effects and…
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Completing the Fall Cleanup and Yard Work without Back Strain or Pain

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Thinking ahead to yard cleanup as the chill of fall and winter approaches? Then it’s wise to also know the ways to avoid back strain as you weed, rake and dig your way through your outdoor chores…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center Offers Neck Pain Prevention Tips

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Don’t stick your neck out! At least, not for too long or too far, advises Kaliq Chang, MD, an interventional pain management specialist with Atlantic Spine Center, who says “poor posture is a leading…