ME: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

The Osteopathic Treatment of M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or "Fibromyalgia") Osteopathic research into ME Friday, 12 May 2006 At a recent meeting of the Parliamentary Group on Scientific Research into Myalgic…

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (brittle bone disease) is a very common condition affecting the bones of the skeleton. With osteoporosis, the bones begin losing their minerals and density, leaving the bones brittle and…

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder or Adhesive capsulitis is a very painful and disabling problem. It results in severe stiffness and pain in the shoulder. It often comes on after an unresolved injury…

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Golfers Elbow

Medial epicondylitis, or "Golfers elbow" Medial epicondylitis, or Golfers elbow, can happen to anyone, not just golf players. Many types of repetitive activities can lead to golfers elbow, such as…

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Coccydynia: tailbone pain

Tailbone Pain The coccyx is at the very bottom part of the spine, and consists of four or more very small bones stuck together. The coccyx initially joins with the…

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacro-iliac Joint pain or pelvic pain Sacroiliac joint pain is a quite common causes of low back pain. Sacroiliac joint pain can be very painful but it is not usually…

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Slipped Discs

Slipped Disc or Lumbar Disc Herniation, Disc Prolapse and Sciatica Although people often refer to a slipped disc, the disc doesn’t actually move out of place. The term herniation is…

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Spondylolisthesis and Spondylolysis

Spondylolisthesis Spondylolisthesis occurs when one vertebra slips forward in relation to the lower vertebra, usually in the lumbar spine or low back. Spondylolisthesis can be congenital (present from birth), develop…

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Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a term used to describe the narrowing of the discs between your vertebrae due usually to degenerative disc disease. A disc sits between the bones of the back…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

A Quick Guide to Degenerative Disc Disease in the Back and neck – Spondylosis, Spondylitis, Arthritis A disc sits between the bones of the back or neck (called vertebrae). This…

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