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De Quervain’s Release

September 22, 2014
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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition involving the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. The condition can cause pain when the wrist is turned or in trying to grasp something. Carolina Spine & Hand Center offers a De Quervain’s Release procedure to treat […]

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Spine Basics: The Levels of the Spine

September 14, 2014
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The adult spine consists of 31 segments.
Most of these segments are grouped into four sections, or levels, depending on where they are located on the spine. The vertebrae closest to the head are considered to be at the cervical level. Problems with the neck can cause pain […]

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Vertebral Discs and Back Pain

September 8, 2014
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Vertebral discs are the spinal column’s shock absorbers. The discs cushion the vertebral bones and allow the spine to twist and bend. Vertebral discs are composed of two main parts: a soft, inner nucleus called the nucleus pulposus, and a tough fibrous outer wall, the annulus fibrosis […]

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Pain Mapping

August 5, 2014
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Pain mapping is a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure used to determine the source of pain. Patients are active participants in the process to help hone in on the cause of discomfort.

The lower back, neck, and spine are unique in that they have multiple pain generators (nerve, disc […]

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