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“The information provided in this blog is of an informative nature that seeks to promote good health habits in the population and does not replace medical consultation. Content reviewed and corrected by Dr. Armando Acevedo Mendez, specialist in orthopedics and traumatology. Professional certificate 602691”.

que es el aplastamiento de vertebras

What is a vertebral compression fracture and what are its symptoms?

Vertebral compression fracture affects the bones of the spinal column (vertebrae).

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causas de dolor de espalda personas jovenes

Causes of back pain in young people

The causes of back pain, if it is acute pain, in young people (under 35 years old) are basically accidents, falls or lifting heavy objects.

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discopatia lumbar causas y sintomas

Lumbar disc disease: causes and symptoms

Lumbar disc disease usually causes pain in the lower back, associated with the sciatic nerve.

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que es el abombamiento discal

What is disc protrusion?

Disc protrusion is not the same as a herniated disc, although it has many similarities.

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hernia de disco a nivel cervical

Herniated disc at the cervical level

Herniated cervical disc occurs in the vertebrae that connect the base of the skull to the rest of the spinal column.

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como funcionan los nervios en la columna

How do the nerves of the spinal column work?

Spinal cord branches out along its entire length, giving rise to the cervical nerves, the thoracic nerves…

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problemas comunes columna lumbosacra

Common problems in the lumbosacral spine

Learn about some of the common problems in the lumbosacral spine, its composition and some symptoms that you can experience.

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columna bifida

What is the spina bifida?

Spina bifida is a congenital defect that causes a separation in any of the components of the spinal column (protective membranes, vertebrae or the vertebral canal)…

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What is a osteophyte?

Osteophyte is a problem that originates with the formation of bone fragments in places that did not exist, which are observed as bony protrusions on the edges…

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dolor de espalda en adultos mayores

Back pain in old people

Back pain in old people is mainly caused by osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. This pain is known as lumbago…

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frio dolor articulaciones

Is it true that cold increases joint pain?

It is very likely that you have heard cold increases joint paint but this is not true. Learn a little bit more about the relation between the temperature drop and back pain…

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entumecimiento espalda baja

Why do I feel numbness in my lower back?

If you have felt numbness in your lower back this information is for you. Numbness and pain are related, so it is possible for these symptoms to occur together.

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que es la estenosis lumbar

What is lumbar stenosis?

Lumbar stenosis is the narrowing of the internal spaces of the spinal column, through which nerves pass until they descend to the end of the spinal column.

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para que sirve resonancia magnetica

What is magnetic resonance of the spinal column for?

A magnetic resonance is used to obtain images of the internal structures of the body, such as: spinal column, internal organs, brain, etc.

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como saber si tengo lumbalgia

How do I know if I suffer from lumbago?

Does your back hurt? Your waist? Have you ever asked yourself: how do I know if I suffer from lumbago?

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un golpe puede causar hernia de disco

Can a hit cause a herniated disc?

A hit can cause a herniated disc, because it is a diseased considered multifactorial and one of those factors is the blows.

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como se cura la ciatica

How is sciatica cured?

If you already suffer from pain that is located in the lower back, hip and legs and you wonder: how is sciatica cured? You have to know that this cannot be treated only with medication.

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hernia de disco en la cadera

Can you have a herniated disc in your hip?

Is it possible to have a herniated disc in the hip? If you have ever asked yourself this question, this post is for you.

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lumbalgia cronica

Back muscle pain: causes and symptoms

The most common causes of back pain are: loading, an injury, trauma, a sprain or a muscle strain.

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lumbalgia cronica

5 symptoms of chronic lumbago

The symptoms of chronic lumbago are easy to recognize because they are felt as lower back pain that causes discomfort and functional limitation.

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hernia de disco luego de caida

Can you have a herniated disc after a fall?

If you have wondered if you can have a herniated disc after a fall, this information is for you.

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por que se necesita fisioterpia espalda

Why is physical therapy for the back needed?

If you have wondered why physical therapy for the back is needed, this information is for you. This time, we are going to tell you a little bit more about this topic.

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hernia de disco y emociones

Relationship between a herniated disc and emotions

There is a relationship between a herniated disc and emotions. Any condition that causes chronic pain generally has an emotional impact on the sufferer.

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como diferenciar dolor de columna de uno de cadera

How do you tell the difference between a lumbar spine and hip pain?

In this article, we will explain you a little bit about the differences between lumbar spine and hip pain.

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efectos positivos sobre columna caminar

5 positive effects on the spinal column when walking

There are several positive effects on the spinal column when walking. Exercise is generally a good option for both treating and preventing back pain.

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que es el nucleo pulposo del disco

What is the pulposus nucleus of an intervertebral disc?

The pulposus nucleus of an intervertebral disc plays the important role of protecting the spinal column, which contains the nerve roots that communicate the nervous system.

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ciatica espalda

How does “sciatica” affect the back?

We commonly call “sciatica” an ailment that causes pain from the buttock to the leg.

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relacion entre mala alimentacion y dolor de espalda

What is the relation between bad eating and back pain?

Bad eating and back pain are more closely related that you might think. Remember to see a doctor if you suffer from chronic pain or need urgent help.

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cual es la relacion entre dolor de cuello y dolor de espalda

What is the relation between neck pain and back pain?

Neck pain and back pain often occur together. Here are some of the most common reasons why this happens.

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tratamiento conservador para la escoliosis

Conservative treatment for scoliosis

Scoliosis is a deformity of the vertebral column where the normal curves of the spine are changed sideways.

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consejos para cuidar tu espalda en vacaciones

5 tips to take care of your back on vacations

Here there are some simple tips to take care of your back on vacations. This period of relaxation and rest can have some risks for your vertebral column.

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puede el dolor de espalda afectar mas a hombres

Can back pain affect men more?

Find out in this article if back pain can affect men more. Even though pain perception is different in each person.

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desventajas remedios caseros dolor de espalda

Disadvantages of home remedies for back pain

There are several disadvantages of home remedies for back pain. Not all the measures that you can take on your own are bad.

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que ejercicio puedo hacer si tengo dolor de espalda

What exercises can I do if I suffer from back pain?

There are a lot of exercises you can do if you suffer from back pain. . Of course, everything depends on the intensity of pain and your general physical condition.

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es necesario operarse la columna

How do I know if I really need to have spinal surgery?

Do you need to know if it is really necessary to have spinal surgery? There are alternatives to this surgical procedure, which may be unnecessary and put your health at risk.

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Causes of back pain in pregnant women

Learn some of the causes of back pain in pregnant women. This is one of the most common complications that can be experienced.

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5 daily habits you should avoid to prevent back pain

Learn 5 daily habits you should avoid to prevent back pain.There are many causes of back pain:

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Can women suffer from herniated discs more than men?

Women can suffer from herniated discs more than men. Here we will tell you more about the reasons why this happens.

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Engineering and ergonomics for the backbone
Por Fuad Farah Piñón

Inadequately lifting objects is very common nowadays. This directly affects the cost–benefit analysis in a company and the human capital’s standard of living.

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padecimientos que pueden confundirse con hernia discal

Ailments that could get mistaken for disc herniation

There are several ailments and even some chronic diseases that can be mistaken for disc herniation.

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hernia discal vuelve a aparecer

Why does a herniated disc reappear after surgery?

We encourage you to learn more about the risks that this kind of surgical treatment entails and how you can avoid it in case of disc herniation.

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dolor espalda reto sistema salud mexicano

Back pain as a challenge for the Health System

Mexican population, as well as the world population in general, has increased its life expectancy. This is due mainly to healthcare advancements.

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como afecta dolor de espalda empresas

How does back pain affect companies?

Back pain can affect all companies. This along with other mobility-related ailments are the number one cause of absenteeism in the workplace.

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puedo tener una hernia de disco si soy joven

Can Young people get a herniated disc?

In case you enjoy going to the gym or practicing any contact sport, have you asked yourself “can I get a herniated disc?”.

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obesidad sobrepeso hernia discal

Obesity and overweight are the main causes of disc herniation

Obesity and overweight are the main causes of disc herniation, but not the only ones.

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cuando se considera dolor de espalda cronico

When is back pain considered “chronic”?

Back pain is considered chronic when it lasts for a considerable amount of time and it does not stop even after having rested. Some experts consider 3 months to be the threshold.

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5 reasons why should make a doctor’s appointment in case of back pain

There are many reasons why you should make a doctor’s appointment in case of back pain. You should not ignore a problem with potentially long-term consequences that could affect your standard of living.

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quienes son mas propensos a tener hernia de disco

Who are most likely to get disc herniation?

Even if we all experience back pain at some point in our lives, there is a percentage of people who are most likely to get disc herniation.

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no solo trabajo fisico hernia de disco

Not only people whose job is physically demanding can suffer from disc herniation

Not only people who lift, stow, or spend a lot of time standing can suffer from disc herniation. Actually, physical activity is good for the backbone. Which can turn out to be negative…

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dolor lumbar incapacidad mexico

Low back pain, the main cause of work related disability in Mexico

Low back pain is one main causes of temporary work related disability in Mexico, along with irritable bowel syndrome and migraine. This can worsen with age and various cultural factors like sedentary lifestyle or an unhealthy diet

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por que mexicanos han tenido dolor de espalda

Why have 8 out of 10 Mexicans suffered from back pain?

Did you know that 8 out of 10 Mexicans have suffered from back pain or they will at some point in their lives? This problem is more common than we think and it can have serious repercussions on our daily lives.

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tratamiento para dolor de cadera

Hip pain treatment

Hip pain treatment depends on what originated it in the first place. Common causes of hip pain are degenerative diseases, muscle disorders, or even infections.

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causas comunes dolor de cabeza

Common causes of hip pain

All common causes of hip pain are treatable and are often linked to aging. Remember to make an appointment with a specialist in case of experiencing hip pain persistently or when performing certain activities.

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tratamiento dolor espalda alta

Upper back pain treatment

Upper back pain treatment involves a series of conservative measure and rarely requires surgery. This kind of back pain is far less common than lower back pain, but it can cause long-term pain.

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tratamiento canal lumbar estrecho

Non-surgical lumbar spinal stenosis treatment

Surgery is not considered to be the best treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis nowadays. Other kind of measures is preferred since 30% of the cases present complications or recurrence.

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causas del desgaste de columna

Backbone deterioration causes (spondyloarthrosis and osteoarthrosis)

Backbone deterioration causes are diverse and can affect all its different segments. You should make an appointment with a specialist if you experience chronic back pain or incapacitating muscle fatigue.

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clinica para el dolor de columna

Backbone pain clinic

The Vertebral Column Center is a clinic for backbone pain that is specialized in backbone related ailments and disorders. Get to know more about the services we offer, which are provided by healthcare professionals.

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mejor tratamiento dolor de espalda

What is the best back pain treatment?

The best back pain treatment must be comprehensive, personalized, and supervised by healthcare professionals. Get to know more about how the different back pain treatments are and do not forget to make an appointment with a specialist if you suffer from chronic pain.

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diagnostico hernia de disco

How is disc herniation diagnosed?

Disc herniation is not only diagnosed through imaging and mobility tests. It also requires certain experience and expertise from the practitioner.

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que es tendinitis

What is tendonitis and does it affect the joints?

Tendonitis means that the joints –tissue connecting bones and muscles– is sore. It mainly affects people who practice certain sports, such as tennis, but it can also affect people who suffer from diseases lie arthrosis.

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artrosis degenerativa

How can you know if you have degenerative arthrosis?

A person suffering from degenerative arthrosis can experience several symptoms. This disease can affect the cartilage of all body joints.

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dolor de espalda alta y cuello causas

Upper back and neck pain causes

LEARN MORE about upper back and neck pain causes. Most cases are minor ailments that can be addressed with conservative treatment.

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esguince lumbar causas sintomas

Lumbar sprain: symptoms and common causes

Lumbar sprain is an injury in the tissue that supports the lower part of the backbone. It occurs when the backbone changes its position rapidly and abruptly, often in accidents or due to sport related injuries.

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tratamiento para artrosis de columna

Cervical osteoarthritis treatment

The treatment for cervical osteoarthritis is meant to alleviate the symptoms and improve the patient’s standard of living.

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aliviar el dolor de unahernia de disco

How to alleviate pain caused by a disc herniation?

There is no better method to alleviate pain caused by a disc herniation than going wish a specialist getting the necessary treatment.

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que pasa si no se trata una hernia de disco

What happens if a herniated disc is not addressed on time?

There can be several consequences if a herniated disc is not addressed on time. Some of them are worse than others and can go from impaired sensation to mobility related complications in arms and legs.

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vivir con una hernia de disco

How to live with disc herniation?

Living with disc herniation can be hard to overcome, but not impossible. If you suffer from disc herniation, you might have to wait several months before comfortably going back to your daily activities.

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tendinitis causas de la rodilla inflamada

Patellar tendinitis: 3 causes of knee pain

Patellar tendinitis causes knee pain. LEARN MORE about its causes and how to prevent it. Take care of your joints and remember going with a specialist in case of constant knee pain or soreness.

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sindrome de tunel carpiano causas sintomas

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome causes and symptoms

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an ailment that affects the median nerve, which provides several parts of the hand with sensibility and mobility.

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columna lumbar que es

What are the lumbar vertebrae and why can they hurt?

The lumbar vertebrae comprise the lower section of the backbone and are formed by several irregular bones just like the rest of the vertebral column.

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tratamiento para dolor de espalda baja cronico

Lower chronic back pain treatment

Lower chronic back pain treatment must be personalized, which means it should be adapted to each patient’s needs.

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sintomas artrosis de columna

Spinal arthrosis symptoms (discarthrosis)

LEARN MORE about spinal arthrosis (discarthrosis) symptoms, since it mainly affects the intervertebral discs that support this part of the body.

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dolor espalda alta y hombros

Upper back pain and shoulder pain causes

Upper back pain and shoulder pain could derive from muscle disorders, a pinched nerve, or degenerative diseases.

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Back pain preventive measures

There are several measures that can be taken in order to avoid back pain. It is important to make an appointment with a specialized doctor in case of chronic back pain.

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