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You are most welcome to our community -- please introduce yourself to other members.
21705 Resources to be a...
by Liz
5 hours 39 min ago
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For understanding, managing, and coping with all manners of chronic pain.
44428 My Curse - Living...
by attheinlet
5 hours 24 min ago
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Discuss lower back pain, pain management, preventive advice and more with the Spine-health patient community. .
23669 Ready to give up.
by Ashliee1991
19 min 36 sec ago
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For neck pain and cervical spine disorders and treatments.
34061 Frustrated over...
by rtconant1
3 hours 28 min ago
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NEW! – Discuss when lower back complaints might be caused by the sacroiliac joint, including symptoms from the lower spine to upper leg (Sponsored)
1474 Need a little help.
by Liz
4 hours 53 min ago
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For all types of leg pain and sciatica, including diagnosis and treatments.
13663 Foot drop recovery.
by Spiny_Malone
4 hours 15 min ago
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For pain in the upper region of the spine below the cervical region.
5531 possible...
by Liz
5 hours 37 min ago
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For discussions focused on arthritis.
1444 Arthritis - What...
by Proudmoore
09/10/2014 - 5:48am
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Discuss your experiences with degenerative disc disease.
3936 Can anyone explain??
by bigboy19815
8 hours 57 min ago
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Discuss your experiences with this muscular pain syndrome and how you treat and cope with its variety of symptoms.
1135 Why so much pain...
by EnglishGirl
09/15/2014 - 10:25pm
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Discuss osteoporosis and fractures - treating, preventing, posture, pain relief, surgery, caregiving.
272 Newly diagnosed...
by sandi
09/14/2014 - 10:51am
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Talk about scoliosis symptoms, management, treatments, and surgical options here.
1072 Almost 9 months...
by Liz
10 hours 57 min ago
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Talk about your experience with lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis.
3327 spine specialist...
by dilauro
4 hours 18 min ago
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Discussions about conditions not previously covered
2908 shingles
by sandi
9 hours 10 min ago
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For discussions on chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, diet and nutrition, and other non-medical treatments.
1590 Massages causing...
by SunnyDay
09/19/2014 - 2:16am
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Discussions about surgical treatment options and recovery.
89992 TLIF Surgery...
by smokn
56 min 9 sec ago
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Share your experiences and knowledge of pain management programs and techniques, including pain pumps, spinal cord stimulators, etc.
9733 Doctor...
by EnglishGirl
1 day 2 hours ago
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Discuss and share information on various medications, side effects, dosages, and other considerations.
17181 Are you suddenly...
by flanimal1
6 hours 9 min ago
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Many people have asked about what to expect after surgery. Let's use this new forum topics to discuss Recovery.
10211 ACDF Surgery
by rtconant1
20 min 31 sec ago
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Discussions and experiences on using Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) devices.
5543 SCS or another...
by CLB
9 hours 10 min ago
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Discussion of spinal injections, such as epidural steroid injections, facet injections, etc.
4188 Facet Joint...
by EMS Guy
11 hours 40 min ago
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Meet up with other patients scheduled for spine surgery the same month as you. This forum is intended to offer advice and support to members who do not want to experience spine surgery alone.
6781 September 2014
by Pamela9
7 hours 57 min ago
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Dealing with pain everyday is depressing. Here's the place to talk about it, commiserate, and ask for help when you need it.
7848 Young with Spinal...
by EMS Guy
11 hours 33 min ago
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Eating healthy and losing weight can sometimes help back pain. Talk about your efforts to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.
2228 Hgh
by sandi
09/16/2014 - 1:27pm
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Discuss the exercises that help you to relieve back pain, give tips, and find motivation to get back into daily living.
2140 Can I run post...
by greggva
09/21/2014 - 9:55am
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For questions and advice about workers compensation, health insurance, social security disability, and medicare & medicaid coverage.
3548 Lumbar fusion...
by tran92
1 hour 58 min ago
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For all things emotional/psychological you want to talk about--anxiety, stress, relationship issues, etc.
7363 The Perfection of...
by Ranchhand
4 hours 5 min ago
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Pain makes it difficult to sleep, and lack of sleep makes the pain worse. Discuss and share advice on how to get a good night's sleep here.
2151 Can't sleep!
by Sadspine
09/04/2014 - 7:15pm
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If you've tried to quit smoking but can't, you aren't alone. Discuss your plans to quit and share your successes (and frustrations) with others.
949 e cigarettes anyone?
by Fused _Frogs
09/21/2014 - 3:38am
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What actions and plans can you do after your surgery or if you are not a candidate for surgery to stay as pain free as possible.
451 n/a
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Share your success story or recent accomplishment(s). Walked up the stairs today? Share the joy!
1855 Haven't been here...
by buffgirl23
09/14/2014 - 8:09am
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For jokes, funny anecdotes, and other lighter topics.
3557 n/a
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Connecting with others about topics that are not directly related to pain and treatments.
4946 Looking for Ell
by oldwatergirl
09/21/2014 - 12:52am
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Suggestions to help improve the forum? Not sure how to do something? Here's the place.
1979 si fusion
by Liz
09/15/2014 - 8:14am
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Topics in this forum will be used to: Make general announcements, Broadcast information to all members, Announce Changes
2344 A solemn day
by sandi
09/11/2014 - 7:28pm
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