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  • mytonic dystrophy

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions October 17, 2006 11:40 AM

    please let me know about good neurophysicians who would help us for treatment for mytonic dystrophy, in INDIAmail address gargib97@yahoo.co.in

  • Stiffness in the upper back and shoulders

    Tom Kellner 2 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions October 12, 2006 04:54 PM

    I have a cconditon in which I have almost no mobility in my upper back, shoulders and neck. I cannot tilt my head back nor can I lift my upper arms above shoulder level. The only diagnosis the VA can give is it is some form of arthritis and they treated me briefly with massage therapy but cancelled...

  • spina bifida

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions October 11, 2006 09:25 PM

    hi! Im writing on behalf of my wife ,..whom has spina bifida. Her question is with gradual loss of feeling ocurring in legs and hip area,......is it possible to lose sensation during sex? (orgasms)

  • early morning back pain

    mldyer 254 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions September 25, 2006 12:53 PM

    I was wondering if anyone else out there ever wakes up with back and flank pain when you've slept too long. I want to know what causes this. Sometimes the pain is so great that it wakes me up, but after urinating and moving around for about thirty minutes, the pain subsides. It even hurts to...

  • Can anyone help?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions September 6, 2006 01:28 PM

    Hello everyone.Have just been offered a job caring for someone who has curvature of the spine. As I don't know anything this about I would be grateful for people to let me know about this problem, i.e, any side problems, how it affects day to living and so forth.Will be eternally grateful for any...

  • Numbness And Tingling With Spine Tumors

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions September 3, 2006 03:44 PM

    Hi I have three tumors in the spine. one is in T10 another in L1 and L2 can these tumors give me numbness in the arms as well as the legs? can anyone give me the answer to this? Thankyou so much.:)

  • Question

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 31, 2006 11:17 PM

    I bent down the other day and got a weird pain in the lower back, but on my sides. It isn't a severe pain, but it isn't my spine or anything near there. When I lay down it becomes worse, and has been with me three days. It actually keeps me from staying asleep. It feels like the bottom portion of...

  • sciatica nightmare

    Anonymous 61 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 31, 2006 06:22 AM

    I have been dealing with sciatica for 3 years. It never goes away. I am in pain every hour of every day.I take 5 percocets and 3 valium and lyrica everyday. Every month my DR gives me a new pill to try, but it never works.Some days i feel like i'm loosing my mind. I'm lucky if I get 3 or 4 hours of...

  • Torn Disc

    Anonymous 14 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 31, 2006 12:28 AM

    Hi, I have a tear between two discs/degenerative disc disease as a result of over-training for a marathon. My symptoms began in my leg, and as time went on it concentrated in my lower back, resulting in my current diagnosis. Anyway, I had a cortisone shot a little over a month ago, and I'm still...

  • Pain for over 1 year

    Anonymous 12 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 19, 2006 12:41 PM

    I've had pain in my tailbone for over 1 year. About a month ago, the pain ceased for a day or two and I thought I was getting better. But suddenly the pain came back worse. Does this indicate anything?I've used anti-inflamatory drugs which helped but only masked the pain. The tush cush made it...

  • help required

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 16, 2006 10:14 AM

    I've been told I was unlucky and born with a rubbish back, amoungst other things my spinal column is half the width it should be and is thickening on the inside which is slowly crushing all the nerves in my spine. This results in different pains and problems. i.e. some days my legs don't...

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  • Spinal cord swelling and abnormal curvature

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 9, 2006 06:02 PM

    Hello, My name is Bill and I'm from southern Ohio. Recently I went to see a doctor about a lot of pain I've been Experiencing in my middle to upper back. He did an MRI and it showed swelling in my spinal cord and he was concerned about a thing he noticed about my spinal cord rubbing against the...

  • Inspiration!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 5, 2006 01:34 PM

    Hi,I am 40 years old and have SMA Type 11. Born in Liverpool, UK and now living in South Africa as a Water Engineer. This note is written as hope to anybody who has a child with this disease, or living with the disese, to inspire and motivate that things don't have to be so bad with this disease -...

  • upper back and arm pain

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions August 3, 2006 11:47 PM

    I would like any suggestions to help with my upper right back pain. About twice a year my upper back seems to go into spasms. I have gone to the doctors and was given pain pills that only make me tired.. This time if I stand straight you can see that my shoulders are at a slant. my left shoulder is...

  • spondylosis

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions July 28, 2006 04:03 PM

    Hello,I am 33 years old, and from past 15 days , i am facing heavy pain just below the neck on left side and pain further passed on to left arm.When i consultedOrthopedic surgeon, the X-ray was taken and he informed between C5 & C6 ring has warned out little and nerve is compressed which is causing...

  • Interaction of drugs

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions July 19, 2006 08:23 PM

    I have read that Tricor (Fenofibrate) can cause joint pain; is it possible for this side reaction to be diagnosed erroneously as Osteoarthritis?

  • What About Necks?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions July 4, 2006 01:50 PM

    I've repeatedly read about ost. of the knee and hip, but never of the neck. Is this because so few of us have this grating of cartilage? Or is there another name for it?

  • right side upper back pain Help!

    Anonymous 10 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions June 9, 2006 11:15 PM

    I got a upper back pain on right hand side end of 2005 so bad now unable to work and need pain killers to sleep. had scans, x-rays,chiro,blood tests all leading to nothing except found out i have diabetes 2. yet don't fit profile of a diabetes 2 as 45yrs exercise daily, 80kilos with muscle...

  • Reason for LBP and many other problems...

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions June 5, 2006 06:41 PM

    It's misaligned pelvis, SIJD, tilted pelvis, twisted pelvis,... Many names for one problem that causes a lot of symptoms and health problems. And it is very common! About 80% of people suffer from it!And medicine world tries to cure it with pills!Read how it...

  • Pain from herniated disc.

    Anonymous 21 Replies
    Posted in: Back conditions April 30, 2006 03:09 PM

    About 6 months ago, I injured my back at the gym by over extending back bends. It's been painful since, but lately been much worse w/ chronic pain both in my neck and lower spine. I now am positive I have a herniated disc, (one that is malaligned.) I don't know how I can go through life this way. I...