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Spinal Problem Tests

A facet joint block is a procedure in which an anesthetic and steroid are injected directly into the facet joint. Laboratory testing of collected fluids, such as blood, may be recommended to detect problems that are not determined by other tests. A spinal tap is a procedure in which cerebral spinal...


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A Better Abs Workout

If you use an exercise ball for your abdominal workout, here's how to increase the challenge: Keep your eyes closed when you're doing the exercises. With your eyes closed, your muscles will work harder to keep you balanced.

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