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Managing Chronic Back Pain

  Our Recommendations for Managing Your Chronic Back Pain At Branko PRPA M.D. we know how annoying chronic back pain can be. Fortunately, there are a few things that...

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Five Tips For Sciatica Pain Relief

At Branko PRPA M.D. we're equipped to help you with many kinds of spinal pain or spine-related injury. While there are many kinds of spinal pain, one of the most common is sciatica. Fortunately there are a few ways to deal ...

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Home Health Tips for Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons people give in and go to the doctor. It might seem like nothing you do at home provides lasting relief. Unfortunately, the back is a complex structure that contains multiple joints and...

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Swimming for Back Pain: What You Need to Know

Swimming is often the recommendation for different kinds of chronic pain, but what about the back? It's estimated that 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lives. Many of them will have the pain on and off...

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6 Stretches to Help with Back Pain Relief

Are you wondering if spine surgery is the only answer for your chronic back pain? It's possible that surgical intervention will offer you the best hope for relief, but Milwaukee, Wisconsin residents may want to try stretches first to see if they...

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5 Ways Kenosha Residents Can Protect Their Spines

Anyone who has ever, or is currently, suffering from spinal problems knows how painful this can be. Aside from the discomfort, having a weak spine can make you less productive and unable to enjoy...

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5 Common Causes of Back Pain

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? Well, you aren't alone. According to the Global Burden of Disease, back pain is the world's leading cause of worker disability, affecting more than half of the working U.S. adult population in any given year. ...

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Understanding Spinal Bone Spurs and the Benefits of Back Surgery

An osteophyte, or what's more commonly known as a bone spur, is a common and oftentimes painful medical condition that's characterized by the formation of a bony projection on the joints. While bone spurs can form on any joint, they are most...

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Understanding Sciatica and Its Effect on Your Body

  According to the New England Journal of Medicine, nearly half of all Americans will experience problems with their sciatic nerve at some point in their lives—just around 43%. What many of us may not know is that sciatica can affect more than just your lower...

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Understanding and Coping With Degenerative Disk Disease

If you are experiencing chronic back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, 75% of people report back pain at some point in their lives. And as we age, this pain often worsens. One of the primary culprits of back pain in aging...

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