Lower back pain

Slipped disc

Slipped disc

A herniated disc is sometimes also known as a slipped disc or prolapsed disc. It can occur anywhere in the spine although is most common in the lower back. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of prolapsed spinal discs. What is a Slipped disc? A slipped disc is a general term used to …

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Spondylosis

Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a term used to describe bony overgrowths of the vertebrae in the spinal column. It has previously been known as spinal osteoarthritis although this is not technically accurate. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for Spondylosis. Symptoms of Spondylosis In most cases, there are no symptoms of spondylosis at all. Some …

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Scoliiosis

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an S-shaped or C shaped curve in the spine. You can be born with it, or it can develop over time. It can also range from very mild which is hardly noticeable to severe cases causing deformity. Signs of Scoliosis Symptoms may include back pain but not always. The pain associated with this …

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Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica is the term used to describe back pain which radiates down the leg and is a symptom itself rather than a specific diagnosis. Sciatic nerve pain can be caused by a number of factors although a ‘slipped disc’ is one of the most common. Here we outline the causes and treatment for Sciatic pain. …

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Sacroiliac joint pain

Sacroiliac Joint pain

Inflammation of the Sacroiliac joint causes pain in the lower back and buttocks, usually on one side only. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment for Sacroiliac joint pain. Symptoms of Sacroiliac joint pain Symptoms of Sacroiliac joint pain consist of pain at the bottom of the spine, usually located on one side. Sometimes …

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