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Back Pain, Trapped Nerves and Herniated Discs - when is surgery required? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sun 29 Dec 2013 5:56am Who are the Spine Experts and what do they recommend? At what point is a surgeon required to treat back pain and sciaticaPain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, which is the main nerve in each leg and the largest nerve in the body.? Furthermore, what sort of surgeon should I have – a neurosurgeon ... Read on »
CASE AND COMMENTARY: Silent Pain in the Neck by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 7:00am Silent Pain in the Neck A 60-year-old man with no significant past medical history underwent an elective anterior cervical discectomy for persistent right arm weakness due to cervical stenosis. After an uncomplicated procedure, the patient was transferred to a surgical unit with stable vital ... Read on »
Cervical Disk Herniations and the DRX 9000c by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm The DRX 9000c is the sister to the DRX 9000 nonsurgical spinal decompression system. The DRX 9000 treats lumbar disk herniations, and the DRX 9000c treats cervical disk herniations. There are seven times more disk herniations in the lumbar spine (low back) then there are in the cervical spine (neck). And, neck surgery is considered much more i ... Read on »
San Francisco Chiropractor offers Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression as an option for Cervical Disc Herniations by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:35pm Cervical Disc Herniations responding favorably to treatment with the DRX 9000  San Francisco and Marin County residents now have another nonsurgical option for cervical disc herniations to consider, the DRX 9000. Up until recently nonsurgical options were considered to be pain killers, rest, physical therapy, and various forms of pain manage ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Chiropractic adjustment allegedly caused Bell’s Palsy by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Aug 2013 1:27pm I’m the former chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS) and I always find their malpractice defense cases to be fascinating. Illustrated Verdict by APS APS’ Demonstrative Evidence Group shares case examples from our archives to show how a visual strategy can support the def ... Read on »
Why does a herniated or bulging disc cause neck pain? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:32pm Our cervical traction neck pillow often helps individuals who experience neck pain associated with numbness and tingling into the arms and the hands. In particular when a person has a bulging or herniated disc in the cervical spine, pressure is put on the cervical spine nerves. The cervical traction neck pillow puts the proper c curve in your spi ... Read on »
Health Headlines - July 20 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm U.S. Senate Panel OKs Child Insurance Bill Despite a threatened veto from President Bush, a Senate committee on Thursday approved a $35 billion child's health insurance bill to be paid for with higher tobacco taxes. By an overwhelming 17-4, the Senate Finance Committee voted to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program, th ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Klippel-Feil syndrome by Posted Fri 16 Dec 2011 3:31pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed December 2011 What is Klippel-Feil syndrome? Klippel-Feil syndrome is a bone disorder characterized by the ... Read on »
... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:17pm   Visit the website for additional information as well.  When you look at all the products available today, there sure are many options versus the old method of fusion and still maintain flexibility.  Pictures show here may not be representative of the actual product recently approved.  As you can see this gets pretty intense and appears to ... Read on »
Loss of Curvature in the Neck- "military neck" by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:19pm "oh my neck really hurts... I cannot turn my head" "My Neck is stiff..." - is that a constant health complaint for you? Neck pain affects many aspects of our life. Working on the computer, reading, looking back to check your blind spot while driving- can really aggravate neck pain and stiffness. For those who look further into it and have a prope ... Read on »