Articles Tagged: spinal cord compression

Sciatic Nerve Pain – What To Do When Sciatica Strikes?

Sciatic Nerve PainThe sciatic nerve is a nerve in the body that runs from the spinal cord down the leg and all the way down to the ankle. Occasionally, irritation of this nerve can occur and can actually cause some rather excruciating pain, or even a loss of movement in the affected leg. There are many causes of sciatic nerve pain including that caused from pregnancy

Lower Back Pain Left Side – Could That Be Kidney?

Lower Back Pain Left SideLower back pain left side or lower back pain right side, either way you are in pain and probably worried that it could be something serious like a kidney problem. While lower back pain left side or right side could possibly indicate a kidney problem, chances are it is really about the spine or muscles. Kidney stones typically do not cause any symptoms while they are still in the kidney.

Lower Back Pain Right Side Causes

Lower Back Pain Right SideLower back pain right side or lower back pain left side is a very common complaint. Almost everyone has lower back pain at some time in their lives. There are a number of possible causes of lower back pain right side or left. Discs are the spongy cushions that are found between the bones of the spinal column. Over time these cushions may get thinner or slip out of place.

Osteopathic Manipulation Techniques

Osteopathic ManipulationIf one part of your body suffers from restricted movement, other parts of the body are also affected. For example, if you are limping because you sprained your ankle, you might end up with a back ache as well.

Spinal Cord Compression Symptoms and Treatment

 Spinal Cord CompressionSpinal cord compression occurs when something puts pressure on the spinal cord. Tumors, spinal cord injury, and aging can all cause spinal cord compression. Symptoms of spinal cord compression include problems with bowel or bladder function, loss of sensation in hands and feet, weakness of the arms and legs, coordination problems, pain and numbness in the extremities, neck, back, arms or shoulders. If you have these symptoms, seek medical attention as soon as possible.