Pain Management

Forearm Pain

By on August 5th, 2016 in Pain Management

This topic has been very controversial over the last few years. The reason for this is due to the workplace and personal injury claims. Also, there has been a huge increase in computer use at home and in the workplace, which some had thought was part of the issue. Another major concern is continuous repetitive […]

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Kidney Pain

By on December 5th, 2015 in Pain Management

Known mostly for their waste removing functions in our bodies, kidneys are bean shaped organs. They look like two sprouting beans attached opposite each other and separated by venacava, the aorta, and other gastrointestinal organs. Kidney Location (Anatomy) Anatomically, they are positioned on your back; or more precisely, Just under both the lower ribs (4 […]

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Shoulder Blade Pain

By on May 5th, 2015 in Pain Management

Shoulder blades or scapulae are the triangular shaped bones located on your upper back below and behind the shoulders. Right and left shoulder blades serve as the anchor for muscles that contribute to movements of the upper trunk, shoulders, and arms. Its function in everyday movements makes it difficult to ignore the pain felt in, […]

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Xiphoid Process

By on July 5th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Xiphoid Process and Pain Definition Other names for the xiphoid process are processus xiphoideus, ensiform or xiphoid appendix. It rests at the 10th thoracic vertebra. It is the tiniest and lowest part of the sternum. Unlike the other two parts of the sternum namely manubrium and body, there are costal cartilages and ribs that are […]

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Epiglottis

By on July 5th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Diseases and Conditions, Pain Management

Epiglottis : Definition and Function “Epi” means above and “glottis” pertains to the tongue. From these terms, we can derive its definition and location. Epiglottis is a flap of tissue found at the most superior part of the larynx. It is anchored by the epiglottic cartilage which is an elastic type. It acts as a […]

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Thecal Sac

By on July 4th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

What is a Thecal Sac : Definition and Structure: The thecal sac is a covering of the spinal canal that is filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). It houses the spinal cord and nerve roots. It is made up of outer arachnoid membrane and inner dura. It is wider in females. The length is approximately until S1 to […]

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Iliac Crest

By on July 4th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Definition and Function The iliac crest is the margin of the ileum. It is a curved, broad structure made to protect the insides of the pelvic region. It serves as an attachment of muscles, aponeurosis, and fascia of the nearby structures [1]. Iliac Crest Photos of Anatomy: Where is it Located? The iliac crest is […]

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Sternum

By on July 2nd, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Sternum Definition and Function The sternum or breastbone is a vertical flat bone lying at the anterior middle part of the chest. Externally, it is made up of compact bone. Inside of it is a cancellous or spongy tissue that is entirely vascular. The adult length of the sternum measures 15-17 cm. It is larger […]

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Right, Left and Central Abdominal Pain

By on March 30th, 2013 in Pain Management

What’s Abdominal Pain? Abdominal pain is a frequent reason for consultation especially in young adults and elderly subjects. It is a symptom rather than a disease. The causes of pain may range from mild, non-significant, exaggerated peristalsis to emergent appendicitis or perforation. At times, abdominal pain may be the only symptom of heart attack. Therefore, […]

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Pain Under Right Rib Cage

By on February 20th, 2013 in Pain Management

Pain under rib cage is one of the manifestations of a large number of associated diseases. Rib cage is mainly composed of 12 ribs on either side of the chest and encloses different chest structures such as hearts, lungs and trachea. It is also composed of twelve thoracic vertebrae and sternum which is a T-shaped […]

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