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Posted 17 Jul 2017 by • 2 answers
All that it's shown I have 2 herniated discs and swelling around some of the vertebrae. I've done physical therapy n taken my share of pain meds n it seemed to help at the time. Within the last month or so I went to stretch and "pop" my back which I've done so many times ...
Posted 6 May 2017 by • 2 answers
I have tried physical therapy a few times and it helped some but never completely relieved the pain. As the years are going by the pain and neuropathy is often severe. Would gabapentin be effective in relieving at least some of the pain? Perhaps you have a better suggestion? Thank you in advance ...
Posted 11 May 2017 by • 2 answers
What can relieve the tendon and muscle pain I am having? I cannot take antinflammatories. I have done physical therapy and chiropractic treatments. It's been 10 months and I'm in so much pain everyday... shoulders, upper arms, elbows, hips.
Posted 4 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 7 Nov 2016 by • 3 answers
What are non-medication options I can try? If you've tried please tell your experience.
Posted 16 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
I broke both my ulna and radius, skiing on the 31st of december. I did indeed require surgery with 2 wires in both bones for them to be relaligned. The surgeon back in France said I would be on full recovery by March and I'd be fine to ski again then. However, the surgeon in here in London ...
Posted 24 Sep 2015 by • 0 answers
30% spinal cord tear, t-7,8,9. Paraplegia, mostly wheel chair bound, work out twice a week at gym plus 1/2 hour a week of maintenance physical therapy.
Posted 7 Dec 2014 by • 3 answers
Having severe pain, especially when sitting, in right hip, extending down into leg, been put on melodicam, and physical therapy, mobic relieves, hard to drive or sit comfortable without pain, have only 1 kidney, am concerned about medication. Nothing seems to be helping, please advise.
Posted 31 Dec 2014 by • 3 answers
I've sought physical therapy, worn an assortment of braces, "rested", and I've been dealing with this painful problem for two years. I've been diagnosed with arthritis, carpal tunnel, but only to have the diagnosis considered false with my last appointment with a ...
Posted 12 Jan 2013 by • 7 answers
... disk at the L4-L5 level. So far, Ive tried pain meds, muscle relaxers, rest, heat, cold, tens unit, physical therapy, and 2 cortisone epidural lumbar shots, all which gave me minimal relief. Actually, PT at the end, was making my pain worse. I've seen a orthopeadic surgeon and he ...
Posted 17 Oct 2013 by • 10 answers
Hey all? My back pain has been improving since physical therapy and adding flexeril to my meds but today I am in lots of pain? The temperature has dropped a bit where I live so that might be why? I always thought it was humidity or rainy weather. But it's not raining. What is your theory for ...
Posted 13 Feb 2014 by • 2 answers
... detect its texture. Is this common, and does it go away? I;m now tsking 30 mg./day,stepping down from five weeks in hospitals and physical therapy on 60mg./day, and the goal is continuing on 10mg./day as long as needed (COPD)
Posted 19 Jun 2013 by • 12 answers
I've some pretty funky discs in neck and back. My neck has been hurting for about 7 weeks now and I fear that my PT treatments (beginning on Friday) will further damage my neck! I know this may be irrational, yet I am still a bit concerned! I've my MRI report and the disc to take with ...
Posted 26 Aug 2013 by • 3 answers
I have an extremely painful right knee, even when resting. Was referred to physical therapy by a walk in doctor after being told there was too much swelling and guarding for a proper exam. Have been in therapy for 5 weeks but the symptoms persist. The symptoms include pain in and below the joint, ...
Posted 5 Dec 2013 by • 1 answer
Tendinitis. Apears to be moderately under control with physical therapy. With so many different exercises, I'm looking for the most effective that has a good "track record" for use at home.