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Cervical Traction

What Are The Benefits of Cervical Traction?

Cervical Traction for Neck Pain What is cervical traction? Traction of the spine, known as cervical traction, is a popular treatment for neck pain and related injuries. Essentially, cervical traction pulls your head away from your neck to create expansion and eliminate compression. It’s considered to be an alternative treatment for neck pain, helping people avoid the …

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Spigelian hernia

Spigelian hernia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What is a spigelian hernia? Overview A spigelian hernia is a hernia through the spigelian fascia or layer of tissue that separates two groups of abdominal muscles. The muscles are called the rectus muscles and the lateral obliques. This type of hernia is also sometimes called a lateral ventral hernia. Unlike most hernias, spigelian hernias do not …

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Pickwickian Syndrome

Pickwickian Syndrome: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Pickwickian Syndrome What is Pickwickian syndrome? Pickwickian syndrome, clinically known as obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), is a condition that affects the blood. It occurs when your blood doesn’t have enough oxygen and has too much carbon dioxide. Pickwickian syndrome is a type of disordered breathing that occurs in sleep that causes long-term changes in the …

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