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The Neck Pain Associated with Occipital Neuralgia by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am 7 Comments Ever get pain in the back on your head and neck, specifically at the base of the neck? This muscles here are called the suboccipital muscles collectively, and when there is pain here, the term is occipital neuralgia. What is the Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia refers to having pain and muscle spasms that come specifica ... Read on »
Natural Occipital Neuralgia treatment discovered by Chance… by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:00am First off, what exactly is occipital neuralgia? This is a pain and spasm associated with the occipital region of the head and the occipital nerves. The occipital nerves originate in the upper cervical spine. The occipital muscles are at the base of the skull in the back of the head. Pain with this condition tends to be a pa ... Read on »
Botox for occipital neuralgia by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:04pm Botox can relieve pain of occipital neuralgia, according to a pilot study by neurologists in Ohio, published in Headache.  Occipital neuralgia is a painful condition that manifests itself by pain in the back of the head, usually on one side.  Pain can be burning, but also sharp,or throbbing in character.  It is often the result of a spasm of occi ... Read on »
Occipital Neuralgia - Success with Chiropractic by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 5:46pm Occipital Neuralgia can cause severe neck pain and headache-like pain. What happens is that pressure and inflammation around the back of the neck puts alot of pressure on nerves in that region; namely the occipital nerves. Chiropractic neck adjustment helps to loosen the occipital muscles, cervical paraspinal muscles, and trapezius musc ... Read on »
What can modern neurosurgery treatments be used for? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 6:32am This article provides a comprehensive overview of the variety of ways in which modern neurosurgery treatments can be used to treat epilepsyA tendency to have recurrent seizures., movement disorders and pain. The aim of neurosurgery has always been to gain the maxim ... Read on »
What is neuromodulation? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 10:54am   This article presents a comprehensive overview of the develop of neuromodulation including the different types and what conditions they can treat. The article will be of help to anyone who has been told they will be treated through neuromodulation and what like an explanation of what ... Read on »
Irrationality Abounds by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 5:14am It's been a tough time here at Advocacy for Patients. We took on a handful of really difficult insurance appeals, and we've been beaten up pretty badly. The thread that runs through it all? Irrationality. It's not really about money. It's certainly not about what's best for patients. It's about a system that has run amok. And so the fact ... Read on »
Dear Ms. DeParle: by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 3:35pm Dear Ms. DeParle I am writing as a consumer representative to underscore the critical importance of the new appeals provisions, especially as they apply to self-funded plans. Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness, Inc. provides free information, advice and advocacy services to patients with chronic illnesses nationwide in areas ... Read on »
The Art of Diagnosis by winnyninnypoopoo Facebook Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:03pm Money Makes The World Go Around While waiting on someone to complete their shopping today, I listened to The People's Pharmacy on National Public Radio. The subject was "The Art of Diagnosis" and the guest was Dr. Lisa Sanders, an internist at Yale University that in addition to being a physician writes a column for the NY Times and is a ... Read on »
High Blood Pressure and Trigeminal Neuralgia: What You Should Know by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Sun 07 Apr 2013 12:00am Today is World Health Day! This day, sponsored by the World Health Organization, has  a new theme each year which addresses a public health issue. This year it’s all about raising awareness about the causes, treatment and management of disease implications of high blood pressure. When most people think about high b ... Read on »