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What is a Subdural Hematoma and What are the Causes & Symptoms

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What Is A Subdural Hematoma? A subdural hematoma, or subdural hemorrhage, is a condition in which blood collects between the brain and the skull. Subdural hematomas can sometimes be associated with bleeding on the inside of the brain as well, but these are two separate issues. There are a few different layers of tissues that […]

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Lower Back Pain Causes for Runners

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A common complaint among many runners is lower back pain. Almost 60 million people in the United States have participated in some form of running, jogging, or trail running, representing almost 19% of the US population. Running as a form of exercise and sport continues to gain in popularity, offering major health benefits such as […]

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Facet Joint Disease: Understanding the Causes and Treatment Options

Facet Joint Disease: Understanding the Causes and Treatment Options

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Also known as spinal osteoarthritis, facet joint disease is a degenerative joint disease that can cause a significant amount of back and neck pain. The cartilage inside the facet joint (joints between the spine bone) can break down and cause inflammation, triggering the pain signals in nerve endings and resulting in stiffness and pain. What […]

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Getting Back to Life After Your Brain Tumor Surgery

Getting Back to Life After Your Brain Tumor Surgery

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Brain tumor surgery temporarily alters the course of a person’s life. Not only is it necessary to plan for the time spent at the hospital, but it’s also a good idea to plan for the time spent recovering as you start the journey to resume a normal life. Life after brain tumor surgery is different […]

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