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I am a newbie here and want to know whether acupuncture is effective for ACL injuries. My brother is an athlete and he is suffering from it. He is not even in a condition to walk. So his physiotherapist in Toronto(Physiomed) recommended ...
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Dear All, I would not describe what I feel as pain, because it is not. It is more of discomfort in my neck near to my head skull and lower back. My doctor has made a physical test for me and it was ok, plus an X-Ray for the neck, wher...
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Dear Dr., I am a late 30's male with degenerative disc disease, herniations or bulges at T5-6, T6-7, T8-9, T9-10, T10-11. My MRI and Myelogram test results show these issues and others such as spondylosis, foramen compression, osteop...
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I have been having severe back pains that go down my left leg, and alot of numbness, muscle spasms, tingling sensation and mostly every mornings I wake up with heaviness in my legs and numbness. I went to get an MRI of lumbar spine w/o c...
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I have been diagnosed with a large disc herniation at t8-t9(MRI). I have pain radiating around my rib cage which is relentless and frequent muscle spasms around the disc area. I can barely use my arms as it aggravates the problem and s...
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First time poster here - I had an MRI taken in mid-October 2015 which revealed herniated discs at L4/5 and L5/SI. The L5/S1 is compressing on a nerve root, causing sciatica symptoms in my right leg and foot. I walk with a limp and my...
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: 1. Severe bilateral C6/C7 and mild left C5/C6 neuroforaminal narrowing due to uncovertebral hypertrophy, facet arthrosis and broad left foraminal disc protrusion at C5/C6. 2. Multilevel degenerative changes as above.
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Unfortunately for a week straight, seven days straight, Ive had strong lower back pain it feels like fire around my lower spine. My skin on the outside of where the lower back pain is is actually a sufficient difference in temperature it...
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Hello everyone, I am a 35 year old female and have had neck issues (bulging discs and degenerative disc disease) since about 2010. I went through physical therapy back then for 6 weeks and it didn't help too much. I am getting marr...
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Hello, A few months ago I noticed in the mirror that the back of my neck looked awfully odd. At the base of my neck/top of my spine there is a bony lump there that has not gone away and it causes a dull heavy sensation in my neck righ...
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My doctor sent me to get x-rays. The notes on that were it looks like some sort of major spasm, gave me muscle relaxers and 600mg ibuprofen. They did virtually nothing. I went to a chiropractor 5 times, each time it felt completely bett...
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I get this extremely bad knot in my left shoulder blade muscle area....between the blade and my spinal chord area... when i stuff envelopes or cook or fish.. it gets excruciatingly bad.. i know its just one of the muscles.. but why is it...
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Last week I went to a chiropractor for severe pain in my back is which turned out to be muscle spasms. He did what he could over a three day period and told me to take it easy when I went back to work. He didn't give any pain meds beca...
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What is the remedy for MILD POSTERIOR DISC BULGE AT C5-6 LEVEL CAUSING INDENTATION OVER THECAL SAC
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I have been dealing with this pain for what seems like forever now and was hoping someone who has been in a similar situation might be able to give me some sort of idea as to what it is. The pain started in 2010 when I was 15 and a swimm...
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My severe impairments include, degenerative disc and joint disease of the cervicolumbar spine with stenosis, internal derangement of my left knee, arthritis. My MRI revealed degenerative disc disease at L4-5, L5-S1, C3-4 and C4-5 with fo...
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After 5 doctors a neuroligist said I have piriformis syndrome. They put me on gabertin and predisone I felt better for one week. After running out of predisone all pain came back including new pain in my lower legs. I now have pain in...
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Hello I'm new here, and i may be a bit of a hypochondriac, but i am beginning to worry. After a few hours of bending over, i wake up next morning with a pain in my lower back, and my left foot feels heavy when walking, i find out the to...
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Currently on FENTANYL 50mcg patch, with 15 MG Oxycodone 3 x day for breakthrough, it seems the patch isn't working so well. Is it possible to have to increase both MEDS??? Or What else works well with FENTANYL. The oxy doors Not give me ...
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