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What Causes Numbness and the Tingling in the Upper or Lower Limbs?

Pain or a 'pins and needles' sensation can sometimes be present in the arms, hands, legs, or feet. There are many items that cause these symptoms, including: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a hand and arm condition that causes numbness, tingling and other symptoms. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a pinched nerve [...]

2020-09-23T19:48:13+00:00Categories: |

What is an MRI?

MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a type of powerful radiographic study that provides a clear diagnostic picture without using radiation. The MRI image gives enhanced views of the body part in question. An MRI scan of the spine, for example, provides a superior view of the discs in the back, as well as the [...]

2020-09-23T19:48:45+00:00Categories: |

How Can Steroids Be Helpful?

Steroids are very effective in decreasing swelling and inflammation in the body. Often steroids are used to 'cool off' inflammation in a joint or in the spine around a disc. This is a very effective treatment method with few side effects. Many patients ask about the potential risks or side effects of steroid use. While [...]

2020-09-23T19:38:22+00:00Categories: |

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