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ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS FOR CHRONIC PAIN... by Barmac Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 7:23am They now say that Chiropractic treatment may improve pain levels as it can help increase cervical and lumbar ranges of motion. An explanation of 'Chiropractic' is a theoretical healing process based on the belief that health problems are caused by misalignment of the vertebrae (www.ukskeptics.com). Acupuncture has been shown to help incre ... Read on »
Appendicitis Without the Appendix? Maybe its Stump Appendicitis by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 7:27pm Removal of the appendix (appendectomy) is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with >250,000 performed annually. Stump appendicitis is an acute inflammation of the residual appendix, and is an under-reported complication that can occur after open or laparoscopic appendectomy. Stump appendicitis results from obstruc ... Read on »
Non-operative Treatment of Appendicitis by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:29am I was lucky enough to attend a great pediatric grand-rounds, yesterday, that discussed the non-operative management of acute appendicitis, in children. This idea seemed very interesting, to me, as it has obvious applications to healthcare providers in remote areas that may not have easy access to definitive surgical care. The information ... Read on »
CT scan can improve treatment when appendicitis suspected in ER by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 4:12pm ARRS.org - CT scans change the initial treatment plans of emergency physicians in over 25 percent of patients with suspected appendicitis, according to a study performed at the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. During the study 100 adult patients admitted to the ER for symptoms of appendicitis were evaluated. The tr ... Read on »
Medical Treatment for Appendicitis Instead of Surgery? by EyeDrD Posted Thu 12 May 2011 9:00am ← The Appendix is not a useless excrescence Vietnamese International Student Gets $90,000 for Police Brutality → Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »
APPENDICITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
About Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment General Info about Appendicitis The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines . It is a small narrow sac approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The appendix is a vestigial organ, that is, it serv ... Read on »
Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
Appendicitis: Appendectomy or Antibiotics? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 3:00am Back in the day, in the dark ages of my training, a chance to cut was a chance to cure.  With regards to pathology reports of appendix specimens, if we didn't remove the occasional normal appendix, our clinical acumen was not sensitive enough.  Of course this was also a time when we still routinely performed open laparotomies to gain access t ... Read on »