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Thoracic Spondylosis

The thoracic spine, also known as the mid back, is that portion of the spine that is below the cervical spine (neck) and above the lumbar spine (low back). Thoracic spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the thoracic spine.Read more about Thoracic Spondylosis


The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint connection between your jaw and your skull. If you run your fingers along either side of your jaw line toward your ears, you can actually feel where the jaw bone ends and the skull bone begins.Read more about TMJ

Torn Discs

The spinal discs are shock absorbers that live at each level between the vertebral bones (1). They have a tough outer annulus part and a soft inner gel part (nucleus pulposis). The outer covering can get damaged which can sometimes be seen on MRI and other times requires additional testing to identify.Read more about Torn Discs

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Nerve is a cranial nerve that originates in the brain stem. It has 3 main branches (V1, V2, and V3) that innvate the faces. All have sensory fibers except V3 which has both sensory fibers and motor fibers that go to the muscles of the jaw that allow you to chew and talk.Read more about Trigeminal Neuralgia

Wrist Tendonitis

Wrist tendonitis, also known as tenosynovitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons surrounding the wrist joint. This inflammation typically results from repetitive stress, overuse, or injury, causing the tendons to become irritated and swollen.Read more about Wrist Tendonitis