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  • Movement is a natural human condition, but modern lifestyles often imprison us. We spend a lot of time working a sedentary job, choosing to drive instead of walking. We find endless excuses why we can’t / don’t want to do sports today. And yet, people experiencing back pain, sometimes notice......

  • Patients who are suffering from chronic pain often face major challenges in finding the most appropriate way to reduce it. This is usually a long process – from finding information, selecting the most suitable one to choose a specialist. Clinic Agatas patient Rasa says “Chronic pain is not simple. It......

  • Painful muscle points, commonly called trigger points, are one of the most prevalent complaints. They can appear around the shoulders, neck, head, lumbar, and lower back. The pain disturbs daily life rhythm and deteriorates lifestyle. Generally, a trigger point is determined when a muscle in a particular area of ​​body......

  • Chronic pain is a silent disease that affects over 20 percent of all world’s population. However, only in 2001 European Federation of Pain Societies identified it as a specific health problem – an independent disease. Whereas acute pain is considered a symptom of illness or injury, chronic pain specifics are......

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common ailments associated with compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This compression causes pain in hand and wrist, numbness, weakness in fingers, and so on. This disease has a particularly negative effect on the patient’s health, not only due......

  • Chronic pain is one of the most common ailments in modern society. It is also one of the main causes of incapacity for work, which has a negative impact not only on the physical and psychological well-being but also on economic performance. Statistics show that more people are suffering from......

  • For a patient to recover as quickly as possible and to return to a normal life without pain after spinal surgery, one must follow certain recommendations. Neurosurgeon Ph. D. Bronius Špakauskas gives some examples of how a patient can take better care of oneself and explains what the healing process......

  • Spine surgeries are well known both in the world and in Lithuania. Type of surgery depends on the clinical situation, adjacent diseases, other factors. And only when the neurosurgeon evaluates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the diagnose can be set. Neurosurgeon MD Ph.D. Bronius Špakauskas talks about the most popular type......

  • MD Ph.D Bronius Špakauskas has been working as a neurosurgeon for over 40 years. With the doctoral dissertation in medicine, he has the highest qualification as a neurosurgeon. Most of his life, the doctor specializes in spine surgery, treating various spinal disorders, oncological diseases, and traumatic deformities. The invaluable experience......

  • The peripheral nervous system consists of nerves, nerve plexuses, and nodes that are distal to the brain and spinal cord. These are nerves in the arms and legs, face, chest, and abdomen. The peripheral nerve can be damaged by a variety of reasons – injury or illness. However, it can......

  • Neurology is the science of the structure and functions of the nervous system. This field of medicine investigates and treats disorders and diseases of the human brain and nervous system. During the appointment with a neurologist, the specialist performs diagnostic tests for the brain, spine, chronic and acute diseases, consults......

  • Children’s back pain, spinal deformity, irregular posture or other back problems are not new. Often, this becomes a sensitive issue that is encountered daily.  Without taking preventive measures and not applying to specialists at the right time parents risk to face long-lasting children’s spine problems. Unfortunately, scientific evidence confirms that......

  • The statistical data from recent years shows that up to 80% of adults appeal to the doctor due to work-related back pain at least once in their lives. When moving around a lot or during physical work, we often don’t realize that we may be doing it wrong. In this......

  • Ultrasound in medicine is used during many different cases. This device not only makes it possible to evaluate the condition of the internal organs. Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures for chronic pain patients are well known in pain management for years. Ultrasound is a safe, non-invasive technology that helps locate the painful......

  • It is difficult for a person with chronic pain to identify the exact source of pain. Often the pain is spreading, throbbing, it may usually be also felt in other parts of the body. For this reason, during the initial consultation pain physician provides the patient with a pain questionnaire,......