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DrMLHall

California
No drugs. No needles. No surgery. Spinal Decompression Therapy, first approved by the FDA in 2001, has since evolved into a cost-effective treatment for herniated and degenerative spinal discs; one of the major causes of back pain and neck pain. It works on the affected spinal segment by significantly reducing intradiscal pressures. This is a conservative procedure for patients suffering with...

Paul P.

Tucson, Arizona
I am a passionate speaker for the DRX9000 system, along with structural rehabilitation in sunny Tucson, Arizona! The machine is one of the most widely recognized methods of providing spinal decompression as a non-invasive, non-surgical therapy. I have been using the DRX9000 for over 3 years to treat herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal osteoarthritis and sciatica. My team prides...

Dsignr

Vero Beach, Florida
I used to be a swimwear designer. I feel that I have lost my identity to my conditions: RSD, Degenerative Disc Disease, ruptured discs, and arthritis in my hips. I am looking for any treatment and physician information that may help me find myself.
Communities: Chronic Pain

Lynn

surprise, Arizona
Hi. I have had fibromyalgia for about 9 years. I now have developed some back issues, specifically some degenerative disc disease, and a bulging disc and now mild bilateral neural forminal stenosis. I am in a lot of pain. I do take medications. I have joined this site to get some information. The thought of surgery scares me. The thought of not getting surgery or some type of help scares me...
Communities: Swimming, Yoga, Back & Neck Pain , ...

Mark Pegram

California
I am educated as a mechanical engineer and currently engaged in representing packaging equipment companies to industry. I stumbled onto the understanding of vitamin D3 by making a 99% correlation between central air conditioning in homes and obesity in the US over the last two decades. In looking for cause and effect I found the understanding of D3. By supplementing with D3 my body has...

emilyhurts

San antonio, Texas
I'm 43, married and have 3 dogs.  I am soft bipolar and have degenerative disc disease. I was diagnosed with both of these illnesses around the year 2009. Because of my back pain I have not been able to work, this year 2010 I have been feeling better with the help of Bikram Yoga and Shiatsu Massage Therapy. I am no longer in denial and taking control of my life and moving forward. It has...
Communities: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder
Goals: Lose weight

natalie.armywife

California
I am an army wife and very proud to say that I also have 3 beautiful children. I live everyday hoping to have less pain tomarrow. I have been from Dr. to Dr. and I can't seem to get my pain under control. My pain is my back. Dr.'s believe that I have RA and fibromyalgia. I do have lordoses and degenerative disc disease. But to me I feel like the pain is to extreme even with that diagnoses. I get...

FibroFogJen

Islip / Bayshore, New York
I have Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Degenerative Disc Disease. I had Anterior Cervical Disctectomy w/Fusion on C4-5, 5-6 & several, countless Epidural Injections on both neck & lower back to no avail. I've done every conservative treatment known to man (or woman!).. Now have new herniations on C 2-3, C6-7,  T1-2, L5-S1. Had Spine Stimulator...

rocketgirl84

Wakefield, Rhode Island
I am a wife since Nov.05 and a mother to Damien born 06 and Eve born 01. I have  Degenerative Disc Disease, loss of lordosis in both my cervical and lumbar spine(my spine has no curve), Protrusions @ L4 & L5 and L5 & S1, and my right leg is shorter than my left. My husband, Rob, also suffer from chronic pain from his back, right knee, and left shoulder.

Sherri

California
I am 39 years old. I have 3 children, Nicole 20, Tyler 17, and Daniel 16. I have a wonderful husband Clay. I am a millwright by trade currently, but am also a certified aesthetician, electrologist, advanced beauty therapist, and nail technician. I have recently been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and have suffered from chronic back pain from degenerative disc disease for years.
Goals: Quit smoking