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Pins & Needles - Or Just Needles? by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:53pm A study in Nottingham University in the UK compared the effect of different acupuncture types on quality of life in secondary progressive MS. The two types are Chinese Medical and Minimal Acupuncture. The study focused on fatigue and general health. Minimal acupuncture results showed minor improvement in general health, but no other d ... Read on »
Paresthesia or Pins and Needles? by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:24pm Today is Pins and Needles Day . In 1937 it was created to commemorate the opening of a play named Pins and Needles by Harold Rome. It was a pro-labor play with the cast and crew from the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. It played on weekends only so the women could keep their day jobs, and it ran for more than 1000 performances. ... Read on »
The Verdict: Mystery Pins and Needles by Ashley N. Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 8:08pm My doctor thinks I have Peroneal nerve entrapment. The Peroneal nerve runs from the knee to the foot. She thinks from running I may have pinched it and the repetitive motion over time has caused the pins and needles. The bad news there is not much I can do for it. Obviously if it doesn't go away I will have to go to a Neuro surgeon and have surge ... Read on »
On Pins and Needles During the Holiday with a Loved One with Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 2:45pm It becomes a matter of letting go of past expectations, and embracing this elder exactly where they are today. You can enjoy the holiday with the elder when you keep their routines, likes and dislikes in mind at all times. By Cindy Keith When you have a loved one with a type of dementia such as Alzheimer's in the family, do ... Read on »
Pins and Needles by Lisa Posted Wed 26 Apr 2006 12:00am Well, today is the day J's cw is supposed to go to court in order to have the termination dates scheduled. I'm waiting on pins and needles, hoping she will call when she has them in her datebook. I'm having a home visit today with the intern so maybe she will send the dates with him... but will she??? I just want to know!!! :) In other new ... Read on »
It Isn't Nice to Keep Elders on Pins and Needles by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Sep 2011 8:30am After some juvenile attempts at oneupsmanship between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday, the president caved again and will deliver his big jobs speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday 8 September instead of the day before as he originally intended. It is expected that in the same speech, or perh ... Read on »
Pins & Needles: Acupuncture For Lyme & Interstitial Cystitis by paschalltwin Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 7:52am So, where do I find myself now? On a bed wearing pins and needles. Why this route? The best I can tell you is that I felt pulled to do this. My DO recommended I see him as he has as she puts it "Hands given by God".  I put it off for more than 4 months, but the thought keep creeping back into my head. Will lead to full healing? I can't tel ... Read on »
Pins and Needles by Beaux Posted Mon 23 Jan 2012 12:00am    I have my Endoscopic Ultrasound tomorrow. Hopefully I will learn what I need to know before I go home. I understand that if it doesn't look threatening, than the doctor will be able to tell me right then. But, if they have to do a biopsy I may have to wait another week.    This past week has moved by slowly. Once again we have been on pins ... Read on »
Some Heel Numbness Served with Pins and Needles in the Toes by KovasP Posted Tue 25 Mar 2014 7:23am This weekend, I had the opportunity to self-diagnose an unusual ailment - numbness in my heel that extended over time to my toes, resulting in pins and needles. A Google search narrowed it down to diabetes and sciatica, mostly. I didn't even want to entertain the thought of diabetes, so I opted to look at sciatica instead. "Sciatica is a s ... Read on »
On Pins and Needles by NicoleD Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 6:28pm Acupuncture - a word that strikes fear into many American's hearts, conjuring up images of needles, pin cushion pain, and witch doctor medicine. In reality, acupuncture is an ancient art that has earned modern medical notoriety. Acupuncturists identify more than 2,000 acupuncture points that are interconnected with pathways that conduct (t ... Read on »