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Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain From Failed Back Surgery by randale Posted Sat 15 Nov 2008 7:36am More information about conditions affecting bones, joints and muscles can be found at For over 30 years now, doctors have used spinal cord stimulation (SCS), also called neurostimulation, to help relieve chronic pain. A stimulator is implanted into the patient's body, which then sends out impulses to interrupt the pain sign ... Read on »
Got Chronic Pain & Can’t Get Pain Meds? Here’s What You Need to Know by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Dec 2013 1:20am By Bob Aronson Chronic pain is of major interest to me because I suffer from it and have been denied treatment as well.  I have an established record as a sufferer and one who has tried a wide range of alternatives to the “controlled substances” the medical profession is so reluctant to prescribe.  I unders ... Read on »
Patients Review Spinal Cord Stimulation... by Danimal Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:20pm DH and I are obsessed with product reviews. Actually, DH is obsessed and I have a healthy appreciation. Hesubscribes to Consumer Reports and when it came time to expand our family with a flat-screen tv, he spent months pouring over reviews and gadget blogs. He also talked about the whole process with anyone who would listen, including random ... Read on »
I Can’t Stress the Importance of Good Neck Posture Enough! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 12:00am Good posture in the neck means that our neck bones inside of us are in good alignment; and that means the nerves are free from any unwanted pressure. All of this equals a body functioning at its best and without health problems like neck pain, headaches, or something worse. Here is a list of the cervical nerves and what they control: ... Read on »
Mike- Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Foot Pain, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorder by David M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 10:15pm 31 year-old patient is experiencing pain in his lower back, neck, and shoulders for many years. Patient has also been experiencing panic disorders since he was 21 years old. His symptoms include sudden attacks of fear and nervousness, as well as physical symptom such as palpitations. He also has other serious conditions, such as depression a ... Read on »
How A TENS Unit Helps Reduce Neck Pain by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 3:12am Pain comes from electroechemical impulses relaying the pain message. A TENS unit interrupts this pathway. T.E.N.S stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. It is often used to treat low back pain and neck pain. Tens units use a low voltage electrical current to induce pain relief. The Tens unit electrodes are taped to the body ... Read on »
Back Pain and Neck Pain Due to Fibromyalgia: Can Diet Make A Difference? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 6:07pm Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex condition that includes widespread symptoms of muscle and joint pain, where everything seems to ache and is associated with severe exhaustion and fatigue. It can cause pain in the shoulders, neck, low back, hips, or other areas. Other symptoms such as sleep disturbances, sensitivity to touch, genitourinary symptoms a ... Read on »
Back Pain| Neck Pain| Expenses by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 10:19am According to a study in the February 13 issue of JAMA, expenses related to back and neck problems have increased substantially in the last decade.   However, outcomes such as functional disability and work limitations are not improving,   In a 2002 survey of U.S. adults, 26 percent reported low back pain and 14 percent reported neck pain in th ... Read on »
Back Pain, Neck Pain, and Headaches in Kids On The Rise From 'Sitting In Front Of A Screen' by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 12:00am San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: About 6 months ago I was contacted by a reporter from the New York Times who had come across a blog post of mine. The article was about Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI) and Forward Head Posture (FHP) in children from digital media use. I actually wrote the article  after reading a USA Tod ... Read on »
Natural Back Pain and Neck Pain Remedy! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 3:40pm There are a number of great natual herbal remedies. One of the more popular and more studied is something called chuchuhuasi . This natural remedy that comes from the trees bark found in the amazon rain forest has been found to be especially helpful to treat pain and inflammation. You can read more about it - HERE - Vi ... Read on »