As the name suggests, degenerative disc disease is (mostly) an age-related process that goes on in your spine in which the shock-absorbing cushion located between adjacent spinal vertebrae (bones) deteriorates.
Finding out how kinesiophobia –unreasonable fear of movement– may affect individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain is the aim of a research group of the University of Malaga
A new study has shown that patients who first saw a physical therapist or chiropractor for lower back pain were much less likely to be prescribed opioids.
If you have pain in your upper arm or shoulder, you may have irritated your biceps tendon, a condition known as biceps tendonitis. The pain may limit your shoulder motion and make performing normal work and recreational tasks difficult or impossible.
Every year, approximately 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury are reported in the United States. Recovering from an SCI can take a huge mental, emotional and physical toll on patients, but animal-assisted therapy may play an integral role in easing some of the challenges patients face.