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Nov
05

Go See Your Doctor Now!

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Body pains can make it difficult to go to work, get out of bed, or interact with family members. Anything minor ligament sprain, irritated joint or strained muscle can cause back pain. In America, back pain is the most frequent cause of employee absence in the workplace and often times, they are work related injuries. It is no surprise that Americans spend more than $50 billion on back pain medicine every year.

One of the most painful back injuries is a herniated disc. What is a herniated disc and how painful can it be? Also called, spondylolisthesis, this is where one of the vertebra slips out of place. The result is constant pain. If this occurs, surgery might be necessary to reposition the vertebra, and recovery time can be lengthy. If surgery is not right for you, your doctor might be able