healthy man after kidney stone treatment

Treatments for Kidney Stones

healthy man after kidney stone treatment

Kidney stones are mineral and salt deposits that form when there’s a high concentration of these substances in the urine. They may start off as small and harmless stones but can soon grow larger, causing significant pain and discomfort.

There are various treatments used to remove kidney stones, including surgical interventions. Here’s a look at the most popular options:

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a woman after getting treatment for a pinched nerve

All You Need to Know About Pinched Nerves

A pinched nerve is an injury that occurs when additional pressure is exerted on a nerve, compressing it. This happens when the surrounding tissues are damaged or inflamed, exerting pressure on the nearby nerves, and leads to numbness, pain, and/or a tingling sensation in the affected area.

A herniated disc is often the cause of a pinched nerve. If the disc slips out of its place between the spinal vertebrae, it may end up pressing the spinal nerve going down the leg. Similarly, a pinched nerve may also be caused by irritated or swollen muscles, enlarged bones, or degenerated ligaments.

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