Back Pain Surgery Fails Us Again and Again

We are supposedly in the 21st century and yet back surgery is way behind the times. In fact, seeing some of the results from back surgery in recent years, you might think back surgery is still in the dark ages. In an article that talks about ‘The Truth About Back surgery‘ , they say that of the 56 million Americans suffering with back pain, only 5% should opt for back surgery. Sadly that is not the case and the horrendous stories you hear about back surgery that has not worked and in fact has made the patient even worse, are ever increasing.

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Severe Pain Drives Michelle Watt To Tragic Suicide

Former 60 minute makeover host Michelle Watt aged at just 38, sadly took her own life. But what makes this tragic loss even worse is what drove Michelle to take such drastic action. After experiencing headaches, Michelle was referred to hospital and underwent a spinal procedure involving the insertion of a needle into the spine. This was merely to ‘test’ for problems that could have been causing the original headaches, but left Michelle in excruciating and unbearable pain for the remainder of her short life.

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What is Spondylosis and how does it affect your spine

Spondylosis is a term that is used to describe Spinal Degeneration. This type of spinal degeneration is more common in people over the age of 50, but can be seen in patients much younger, especially if they have other conditions that affect bones. Spondylosis can target specific areas of the spine that are affected, such as: Cervical Spondylosis – for degeneration of vertebrae in the neck Thoracic Spondylosis – the degeneration of vertebrae in the m

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What is Hyper Mobility Syndrome and how will it affect me

Many years ago, I was diagnosed with Hyper Mobility Syndrome (HMS) and Ehlers-Dalos Syndrome Type 3 (EDS). For me, the diagnosis brought great relief, as I could better understand why I was having so many recurring problems with my back and other joints. I find it’s always better if you can take something positive from a situation. That way, you have a much better chance of succeeding to your goal and mine was to be fit and healthy.

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Best Way To Treat A Whiplash Injury

People complaining of Whiplash are often seen as suspicious with fraudulent intentions, just seeking an insurance payout after a road traffic accident or incident at work. For any of us that have been unfortunate enough to suffer a Whiplash injury, we know that financial compensation is the furthest thing from our minds. We just want relief from the pain and to regain the ability to move our head, arms an upper body as we could before hand.

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Anthony – Lumbar Pain

Anthony is a 27 year old Managing Director living in London. When I first met Anthony he was in a considerable amount of lumbar pain, with numbness to his buttocks, side of foot, cramp intermittently in his right calf, pins and needles in his toes. Several years prior to our meeting, Anthony had a RTA (road traffic accident) where he fractured three vertebrae in his back, T8, T9, T10 and a herniated L3 disc resulting in paralysis from the waist down, he was bedridden for eight weeks.

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