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The doctor will view the x-ray film, or myelogram, to determine the location and type of the damage to the spinal cord, and then determine appropriate therapy.

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Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Power's Out -- What Now?

  • Plan ahead and put flashlights where you can find them in the dark.

  • Use flashlights and other battery-generated light sources when walking around the house.

  • Don't carry a lighted candle, or use a candle to look for things in a closet or confined area.

  • Place candles out of the reach of children.

  • Don't put candles in a spot where a pet might knock them over.

  • To avoid an extremely dangerous situation, do not use a candle for light when adding fuel to a lantern, because the candle flame may ignite the vapors.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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