Despite what is commonly thought, disc hernias do not always need an operation to treat them successfully, in fact the treatments always start with conservative measures, and only in those cases where the hernia is in a very advanced stage or the patient has not responded as expected to conservative treatments, is that the possibility of surgery is raised.

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It is easy to imagine that a sedentary life could be one of the factors responsible for the problems in the spine, but did you know that bad eating habits can also have a negative impact on the health of your back? The relationship is closer than one might imagine because food is the basis of survival, health, and healthy functioning of the organism.

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Many people in adulthood and old age complain of problems such as osteochondrosis, arthritis, less often - arthrosis. And, despite the fact that modern medicine offers reliable methods to eliminate these diseases, often these ailments remain with us until the end of life. Why? It is necessary to change the diet, and this, oddly enough, not everyone can do it.

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A shoulder blade is a triangular bone that forms the back of your shoulder—may limit arm movements and interfere with daily activities. The pain can also create a sharp or burning sensation around the spine and shoulder blade, to tender or achy across the shoulder or upper back. Such pain can spell trouble for working professionals and even sportspersons.

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 An injury in the back can literally send chills down the spine of every active athlete. What scares them, even more, is the myth that back surgery in the spine surgery hospitals can bring curtains to their promising sports career. However, this misconception has been debunked by many Olympic and professional level athletes who have staged their comeback following many common types of back surgery.

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With the exception of fractures or tumors, there is no urgency to operate. The decision is made case by case, depending on the pathology, the pain felt by the patient and always after trying the other solutions.

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The spine in scientific terminology, is an essential part of human anatomy. It is also a complex architecture, made of structures that are both bone, ligament and articular as well as muscular and nervous. The spine itself is composed of parts called vertebrae, divided into five segments:

•        Cervical;
•        Dorsal, or thoracic;
•        Lumbar;
•        Sacral (that is, the sacrum);
•        Coccygeal (in other words, the coccyx).

The first three segments form the movable part of the spine, the last two the fixed part. Without even being aware of it, we ask for our spine permanently. In the static position, first, the spine supporting both the weight of the head and that of the body, while ensuring postural support. With each effort or movement, then the joints and intervertebral ligaments are then mobilized.

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The fixation of the lumbar spine allows recovering the stability or to correct the alignment of the vertebrae in the cases in which there is an alteration, either by degenerative, post-surgical, congenital or traumatic processes.

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The spine is one of the most crucial parts of our body. It holds the balance of the entire body structure. Moreover, it provides proper strength and support to various limbs and helps them to stay strong and function properly.

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