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Symptoms of Upper Spinal Arthritis

Upper spinal arthritis or cervical spondylosis is caused by the chronic wearing of the cervical spine. This kind of disease causes a lot of significant muscular and neurological symptoms of pain in the upper body. This happens when there is a breakdown of cartilage and abnormal formation of bone growth in the upper part of the spine. These changes in the spinal structure can cause a compression of the different nerves in the back and the nerves that extend to the arms. In severe cases, the spinal cord may also be affected and this ca not only extends to the arms but to the legs as well. Continue reading

Exercises to Reduce Upper Back Pain

Finding relief from upper back pain is a process that has been going on for thousands of years. From simple rest to the latest medicines and modern techniques, people have been searching for the right methods to treat their upper back pain in the most effective manner possible. While prescribed drugs and advanced techniques can be effective, the oldest methods of treating upper back pain have proven to be effective as well. Continue reading

Back Pain After Eating

One of the more common, but unusual symptoms that millions of people can suffer from on occasion is back pain after eating a meal or snack. Associating back pain with food introduced in the stomach may seem counterintuitive, but there have been substantial clinical studies that show for certain persons, eating a particular type of food can indeed cause the stomach or intestines to expand and put pressure on the muscles of the back. Continue reading

Back Pain and Nausea

Back pain and nausea symptoms together can be caused by several different medical conditions. Depending on where the back pain is located and when the nausea occurs can help determine if a serious medical condition is occurring or if the nausea is caused by severe back pain. Nausea or vomiting can occur as a symptom of severe back pain and not be a symptom of some other medical condition. Continue reading

Pilates Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Pilates Exercises are an exercise method that focuses on improving posture. Bad or poor posture is a major cause of back pain.  People with tight hamstrings and flat spine (with a diminished S curve) or with an accentuated curve to the lower spine, commonly suffer from lower back pain. Improving your posture when sitting, standing, and performing your daily routine, will help prevent and alleviate lower back pain. Continue reading

The Best Exercises to Stop Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments that almost all people will suffer from at some point in their lives. The most common occurrences of lower back pain is usually centered in the muscle groups along the lower spinal area, generally pain and stiffness happens through overuse of the muscles or when muscles are stretched unexpectedly causing spasms in the muscle groups to occur. Continue reading

Lower Back Stretches to Relieve Pain

Due to the way many people sit, stand, or lay down, they will suffer from lower back pain. Lower back is actually quite common amongst people in general. Bad posture is the most common cause of lower back pain. Sitting in positions for long periods, such as sitting in a car or office chair, puts stress on the back muscles that causes the pain. Continue reading

Sudden Upper Back Pain

It strikes without warning, usually while trying to stand or by catching your balance you feel the sudden upper back pain that is the sure sign of a muscle spasm. You feel instant pain that stays with you for the next two to three day, sometimes longer depending on the severity and is especially annoying when you move around or try to find a comfortable position. Continue reading

Severe Upper Back Pain

Severe upper back pain can be a debilitating condition that affects every facet of life. When the muscles in the upper back, shoulders and neck spasm, they can cause pain. Some people develop severe migraine headaches that are collateral damage due to muscle tension and spasms in the upper back, shoulders and neck. Experiencing nausea or vomiting due to sever upper back pain in not uncommon. The nerves that go to the stomach and abdominal organs are located in the upper and mid spine. When these nerves are pinched or affected by pressure from muscle spasms, nausea or vomiting can occur.
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Upper Back Pain Nausea

Upper back pain, unlike lower back, is not common. It is characterized by pain and discomfort in the neck, upper back, or middle back. The pain occurs between the bottom of the neck to the base of the rib cage. There are twelve vertebrae in the upper and middle back. These vertebrae are attached to the rib cage, and work in cooperation with the rib cage to keep the organs protected. Continue reading

Exercises to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

The twinge in your back from waking up in the morning, doing lots of manual labor or just bending over to pick up an item can be quite annoying. Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments that people suffer from and this has led to a plethora of pain reducing pills and other over the counter treatments as well as prescribed medications. Continue reading