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FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

... has approved the first artificial cervical (neck) disc for the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease , one of the most common causes of neck and arm pain. The brand approved, the Prestige Ce...

Intensive Training of Young Tennis Players Causes Spinal Damage

... tennis centre. The abnormalities included spinal disc degeneration, herniated discs, complete fractures, and stress fractures known as pars lesions. Three of the 10 pars lesions in nine players were complete fractures. Twenty three players had early signs of diseased facet joint (arthropathy), causing...

India to Get a Taste of 'British' Curries

...coming "Easy India" will come with a music compact disc to "encourage people to cook." The 30-something Malhi will, however, steer clear of dishes not likely to go down well in India. Black pudding which is cooked in blood, usually from a pig, and tripe and onions are a strict no-no on the show. "I ...

Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

...rtially out of its catheter sheath until the first disc pops open. The catheter is then withdrawn back into the right ventricle, with the first disc positioned against the left ventricular wall and the connecting shaft filling the hole created by th...

Pulsed Radiofrequency, a Better Option for Treating Chronic Back Pain

...ment yields significant improvements for herniated disc patients and notable improvements for those with spinal stenosis. Since PRF does not involve drugs, it may be repeated multiple times. This study appears in the journal Pain Practice. While the preexisting conditions that accompany chronic back pai...

IDD Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

... temporary relief. It actually reduces the size of disc injuries and helps the surrounding soft tissue ret...ideal for herniated or bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, sciatica and acute or chronic back pain. IDD therapy is deployed via the...

Mandy Moore's New Album Saved Her from Depression

...ession. Moore said that penning songs for her new disc 'Wild Hope' helped her look at the positive side of life. The 23-year-old was left feeling "sad and confused" and credits her fight to come out from the blues with new album, and predominantly a single, Extraordinary. "I'm a pretty positive person,...

‘Condom Bar’ to Create Awareness Among Youngstes

...cover charge, entry will be allowed to the bar cum disc and the cost of the food and drinks will be deduct...rom that. Giving a professional touch to the new disc will be DJ Sandy from Delhi's Vasant Vihar area - frequented by youth. CITCO also plans to hold a...

Chinese Doctors Perform World’s First Disc Transplant

... suffering patients. The first successful human disc transplant which took place in Hong Kong by doctor...n cause pain and restrict movement. Degenerative disc disease can produce serious problems with balance and mobility as well as neurological problems such...

Swell Gel May Bring Respite From Back Pain

... the load-bearing tissue of the disc. Subsequently disc height gets reduced resulting in unbearable pain. The microgel particles designed by the research team are like ‘smart sponges’ when dispersed in water. It has a low pH in water and therefore a low acidity. Hence it can be injected through a syringe....

Neck Pain Treatment Safer Without Significant Risk of Paralysis

...s such as osteoarthritis of the spine, bone spurs, disc degeneration and narrowing of the spinal canal. Additional alternative treatments for neck pain are physical therapy, traction, narcotic and non-narcotic pain medication and, in some cases, surgery. During the procedure, an interventional radiologi...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

...is (nonbacterial inflammation of an intervertebral disc or disc space) ?Significant compromise of the spinal canal caused by impeding bone fragment or tumor Complic...

Relax! Straight Talk About Back Problems

...can showed signs of increased stress on the spinal disc in the lower back ,when the volunteers sat upright at 90 degrees. Over a period of time such stress can inevitably lead to back pain owing to various chronic ailments opined the researchers. Dr. Waseen Bashir One of the authors, from the Universit...

Surgery vs. Non-surgical treatment for back disorders

... research.Back pain related to disorders of spinal disc can be effectively treated by other physical therapy as well says the study . Patients with a herniated disc, where the soft tissue between the vertebrae of the spinal column juts out and presses on nerves that run along the spine, suffer from excru...

New Genetic Test Predicts Eye-Cancer Patients' Futures

...tandard eye surgery to temporarily implant a small disc designed to shrink the tumor with radiation and hopefully save the eye. For the first time, UCLA surgeons used an ultra-fine needle to collect cells from the cancer before surgery and send the sample to the lab for culture. After growing the tumor ...

Ozone Treatment - A Good Alternative For Spinal Injury

...fering from spinal injuries like low back pain and disc disorder now have a reason to smile as injections of ozone gas could bring better results than conventional// surgery. Ozonucleolysis, as the treatment is medically known, has started gaining ground in western countries, according to senior doctors...

Chronic Pain And Depression Cured By Music Therapy – Study Find

...fered nearly 6 years from rheumatoid arthritis and disc problems -- painful conditions, affecting more than one part of the body. Listening to music an hour / per day for 7 days was found to improve physical and psychological signs when compared to the control group. ‘The people who took part in the m...

Yoga Cures Chronic Back Pain

...r habitual movements. Yoga has no effect on spinal disc injuries, while it may work with regard to soft tissue and nerves, in addition to back pain which involves the muscles.The art of yoga cannot be simply be looked upon as a 'magic treatment'. The muscles of the body can also be strengthened by a go...

Indian Healthcare Facilities Come In For Praise

...ngor, which revealed she suffered from a collapsed disc in the lower back. Parry said after a more than a...480 for an MRI scan which showed I had a collapsed disc in the lower back. 'That was in the summer of 2004. After that nothing really happened, but the pai...

Chronic back pain may be relieved by special physiotherapy

...ts suffering from severe back// pain due to spinal disc protrusions, spinal canal stenosis, or narrowing, or other disc diseases. The physiotherapy method is called Souchard’s global postural re-education and consists o...

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