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Can you understand everything your doctor (or best friend for that matter) has explained to you regarding spine disorders? For those big words, strange concepts or even for trivia buffs, this section is for you. If you don’t find what you are looking for, please continue to look here as the list will continue to be revised on a monthly basis.

Aggravation of DDD

Annular Tear

Arachnoiditis

Arthritis

Bulging Disc

Chronic Radiculopathy

Compressed Nerve

Cramping

Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE)

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis (Spondylolysthesis)

Dural Leak

Dystonia

Extruded Disc Herniation

Fracture of the Spine

Headaches

Herniated disc

IDR or isolated disc resorption

Increased Thoracic Kyphosis

Infection

Kyphosis

Lordosis

Lumbago

Muscle Spasms

Myelopathy

Neck Pain

Neuropathic Pain

Normal Sagittal Balance

Overuse Syndrome

Peripheral Neuropathy

Pinched Nerve

Piriformis Syndrome

Popping or Spine Joint Noise

Pseudarthrosis of the Spine

Radiculopathy

Recurrent HNP

Rhizotomy

Sacroiliac Syndrome

Scheuermann’s Disease

Sciatica

Scoliosis

Sequestered Disc Herniation

Slipped disc

Spinal Cord Dysfunction (Compression)

Sprain

Stenosis

Strain

Sway-Back

Thoracic Kyphosis

Torn Disc

Wound Healing Problems

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