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Claustrophobia – MRI

Claustrophobia is the fear of being enclosed in a small space or room and unable to escape or get out.

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Whiplash - Neck Injury

Whiplash is a descriptive term for the type of motion experienced by a person’s head and neck following a rear-end collision.

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Sciatica Equals Leg Pain

Sciatic is often very severe pain. Women often say that it is worse than childbirth and worse than kidney stones. The pain usually comes on suddenly which is when the disc herniation occurs. Some people report having back pain for hours or days prior to the onset of the leg pain, which is probably when the tear in the annulus of the disc occurs.

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Neurogenic Claudication

As we age there are degenerative changes that occur in the spine that combine to result in narrowing of the spinal canal. This can result in pressure on the spinal cord or on the nerve roots of the cauda equina. This narrowing is called spinal stenosis.

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Disc Herniation and Sciatica

Disc herniation means that some of the nucleus material that is in the center of the disc has moved out of the disc through a tear or a crack in the outer annulus.

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Degenerative Disc Disease

What is it? Why did I get it? What can I do about it? Degenerative disc disease is a bad term because it is really not a disease. It is a fact of life and is mostly a genetic condition.

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Should Canadians Be Allowed To Pay For Private Healthcare Services

I am of the opinion that if people want to pay for healthcare they should be allowed to do so. Private healthcare should not replace our public healthcare system.

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

The sacroiliac (SI) joints are the source pain in approximately 10 – 20 percent of people with chronic low back pain. The spine sits on top of the sacrum, which is part of the pelvis. The sacroiliac joints are located in the pelvis between the sacrum and the iliac bones. There are two sacroiliac joints, one on each side. People often experience pain in the lower back, posterior hip and sometimes pain radiating down their leg, usually to the calf. They often have tenderness in the back...

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Lumbar Facet joint Rhizotomy for Low Back pain

Facet joint Rhizotomy for low back pain

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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

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