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  • U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

    U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

    Now that there are authorized and recommended vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.
    1. The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how federal partners are working together to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • 10 Quick Facts About Sciatica

    10 Quick Facts About Sciatica

    Sciatica is common, affecting 10% to 40% of the population. Despite it being commonplace, many myths and misconceptions persist and, in turn, make it hard for people with sciatica to get better. Here are 10 definitive facts about sciatica to quickly get you up to speed:
    1. Sciatica Overlaps with Multiple Diagnoses
    2. Sciatica Refers to A Set of Symptoms
    3. Level of Spinal Nerve Involvement Matters...

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  • Chronic Pain: Joint Injections

    Chronic Pain: Joint Injections

    Instant & Long-Term Pain Relief from Chronic Conditions - If you are having a difficult time finding relief from joint pain from medications or physical therapy, a joint injection may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Joint injections are non-surgical procedures that apply a solution of anesthetic and corticosteroid directly to damaged joint tissue. This can provide you with the relief you need to improve your range of motion and participate in physical therapy exercises that were too difficult for you before.

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  • How COVID-19 Vaccines Work

    How COVID-19 Vaccines Work

    The Immune System – The Body’s Defense Against Infection - To understand how COVID-19 vaccines work, it helps to first look at how our bodies fight illness. When germs, such as the virus that causes COVID-19, invade our bodies, they attack and multiply. This invasion, called an infection, is what causes illness. Our immune system uses several tools to fight infection. Blood contains red cells, which carry oxygen to tissues and organs, and white or immune cells, which fight infection.

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  • Understanding Lower Back Strain

    Understanding Lower Back Strain

    Most episodes of acute lower back pain are caused by damage to your soft tissues, such as the muscles and/or ligaments that support your lumbar spine. A common injury is a lower back strain, but it’s popularly referred to as a pulled muscle. The pain resulting from a lower back strain can be surprisingly severe, sending many patients to the emergency room.

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  • Long-Term Relief from Arthritis & Other Conditions

    Long-Term Relief from Arthritis & Other Conditions

    Hip Joint Injections - Each year, thousands of people find that hip pain has made activities they used to welcome such as outings, exercise, and time with family/friends a chore. If you have hip pain, non-surgical treatment options should be considered first. Hip joint injections have revolutionized the treatment of hip pain and other areas affected by that pain, such as the lower back, buttock, or leg.

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  • FDA Authorizes Nonprescription at-Home COVID Test

    FDA Authorizes Nonprescription at-Home COVID Test

    The first home test for COVID-19 that doesn’t require a prescription will soon be on U.S. store shelves. U.S. regulators Tuesday authorized the rapid coronavirus test, which can be done entirely at home. The announcement by the Food and Drug Administration represents another important though an incremental step in efforts to expand testing options. Regulators granted emergency use for a similar home test last month, but that one needs a doctor’s prescription.

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  • Why Does My Back Crack So Much?

    Why Does My Back Crack So Much?

    Our backs crack for myriad reasons. But what is making this sound? And when should it concern me? Read on to learn about what makes the cracking sound when you twist or bend your spine when the sound is normal, and when it may indicate a developing problem in the joints, bones, and/or muscles of your spine. The cracking, popping, or grating that you experience under your skin is called crepitus and usually originates from your joints, but may also develop within your bursae, tendons, or other soft tissues.

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  • Facet Joint Injections | Pain Management

    Facet Joint Injections | Pain Management

    Relief from Joint Pain and Inflammation in the Neck and Back. Facts and Information - The facet joints are found in the spine, where they connect the backbones to each other. They allow the spine to bend and twist. Like a knee or hip, facet joints have cartilage between the bones and a fluid-filled capsule to allow for smooth movement. When damaged, facet joints can cause debilitating pain in the neck or back. This condition is known as Facet Syndrome. It may occur due to an injury, overuse, or the onset of an inflammatory condition.

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  • Tips on Celebrating the Holidays While Social Distancing

    Tips on Celebrating the Holidays While Social Distancing

    The holiday 2020 season may look different but that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate, including with your loved ones. This is the year for shopping online — which has already seen a huge increase and continues to be the safest way to buy things for yourself and others. Though the U.S. in particular is experiencing a new COVID-19 surge this holiday season, there are ways to create new and safe holiday traditions for 2020.

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