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Understanding Back Pain Seminar

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Understanding Back Pain Seminar

Back Pain Insights to Improve Your Whole Life

Free and Open to the Public

Back and neck problems don’t just hurt: they can have many other effects on our lives and overall health.

That’s why Shasta Orthopaedics is presenting a free seminar to help you understand the causes of back and neck problems and learn about the latest treatment options.

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Back Pain In Children

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Back Pain In Children

While back pain in adults is relatively common, children are more flexible and their bodies are more resilient, thus making back pain among that population less common. Because chronic or severe back pain can often be caused by a more serious medical problem, medical providers are more likely to treat such issues very seriously.

Here are some common back conditions that appear among children:

Scheuermann’s Kyphosis (rounded back) – A common cause of middle back pain, Scheuermann’s kyphosis occurs when vertebrae become wedged, causing a rounded, or hunched, back. Children with Scheuermann’s kyphosis may complain of pain in the curved part of the back, and that pain may increase with activity.