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Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?

Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?

Back pain after eating is often the result of referred pain. This is pain that originates in one area of the body and radiates to another. Several problems can cause back pain after eating, ranging from poor posture to ulcers. Read on to learn more about back pain after eating and a variety of treatments. […]

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Middle back pain: Causes and relief

Middle back pain: Causes and relief

Middle back pain refers to pain or discomfort in the thoracic spine — the region of the back between the rib cage and the base of the neck. In this region, there are 12 spinal disks, several vertebrae, and many muscles and ligaments. Any of these structures can become irritated or damaged, leading to middle […]

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What can cause hip pain at night?

What can cause hip pain at night?

Lateral hip pain is the broad term used to describe pain felt on the outer side of the hip. Pain can begin suddenly or develop gradually over time. Many people experience hip pain at night. Hip pain is more common in women than men and is most prevalent in women aged 40–60 years. It is […]

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Now too much standing is bad for us, says study

Now too much standing is bad for us, says study

My standing desk arrived earlier this month. Having written many articles about the harms of prolonged sitting, I was very excited to give it a go. So, imagine my dismay when I see this latest study: standing desks might not be so beneficial after all. Researchers suggest that standing desks may not be as beneficial […]

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Could sciatica be causing the pain in your buttocks?

Could sciatica be causing the pain in your buttocks?

A pain in a person’s buttocks can be worrying and uncomfortable. If someone has this kind of discomfort, it is advisable to find the cause and the right medical treatment. Though most causes of buttock pain do not lead to serious complications and may go away on their own, in some instances, there may be […]

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How should you sleep if you have lower back pain?

How should you sleep if you have lower back pain?

Lower back pain not only affects a person’s daily life but can also disturb their sleep. Furthermore, poor bed posture can worsen or even cause backache. So, what are the best sleeping positions for lower back pain? This article provides a guide to the six best sleeping positions for lower back pain, as well as […]

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Quadratus lumborum pain: Treatment and stretches

Quadratus lumborum pain: Treatment and stretches

Quadratus lumborum pain involves discomfort in the muscle that is located deep in the lower back on both sides of the spine. The quadratus lumborum muscle starts at the pelvis and runs up to the lowest rib. It plays an essential role in stabilizing the pelvis when a person is upright. It also helps support […]

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What is bursitis of the shoulder?

What is bursitis of the shoulder?

Bursitis of the shoulder is a painful inflammation in the shoulder joint. It is common, treatable, and often heals within months. Rest and gentle exercises can speed up recovery. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursae. The bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs found near joints. They act as a cushion between moving parts in the […]

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What is dextroscoliosis?

What is dextroscoliosis?

Dextroscoliosis refers to an abnormal, right-leaning curvature of the spine. It is a type of scoliosis. The spinal column of people with dextroscoliosis may appear to be curved in an S or C shape. In this article, we look at how a person can relieve symptoms of dextroscoliosis with treatment and exercise. What is dextroscoliosis? […]

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What to know about breast cancer and back pain

What to know about breast cancer and back pain

Back pain is unlikely to be an early symptom of breast cancer, but it can be a factor in the later stages of the disease. Medication and treatment for breast cancer can also be causes. We find out more about the links between the disease and back pain. Breast cancer is the most common cancer […]