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Many individuals suffer from low back pain, but only a few can source the cause of their pain to time spent in outer space. Astronauts who spend prolonged periods of time in space often return to Earth suffering from low back pain and an increased...

Being diagnosed with a condition or disorder can be overwhelming but once your physician or specialist delivers the news that surgery should be considered as an option, it can be frustrating, overwhelming, and scary at the same time. Although spinal surgery is a big decision,...

The term arthritis comes from the Greek word “arthros” which means the joint and its attachments. The -it is at the end of the word is used medically to signify inflammation. The term "osteo” means bone and osteoarthritis typically affects weight-bearing joints. In the United...

There are many causes of headache pain which are treated at Illinois Pain Institute, one treatment is Botox. You may have heard of Botox – which has made its name famous by celebrities for smoothing troublesome wrinkles on the face. What may be news to...

"Certainly yes," was the response of Jeff Miller, senior vice president of health and safety for the National Football League, when asked at a recent congressional hearing on concussions if there is a connection between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative...