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You are most welcome to our community -- please introduce yourself to other members.
by Liz
14 hours 10 min ago
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For understanding, managing, and coping with all manners of chronic pain.
43566 serious pain...
by WT
1 hour 41 min ago
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Discuss lower back pain, pain management, preventive advice and more with the Spine-health patient community. .
21917 1 year post op L5...
by clint906
2 hours 55 min ago
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For neck pain and cervical spine disorders and treatments.
33538 Chiropractor...
by Theboatride
2 hours 20 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)
1300 SI pain is...
by donewithpain
1 day 1 hour ago
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For all types of leg pain and sciatica, including diagnosis and treatments.
12823 I has a...
by Tooyoungforthis2
3 hours 28 min ago
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For pain in the upper region of the spine below the cervical region.
5434 Severe shoulder...
by Liz
13 hours 32 min ago
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For discussions focused on arthritis.
1431 Can it spread
by SarahLindeau
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:38am
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Discuss your experiences with degenerative disc disease.
3797 degenerative disc...
by sandi
22 hours 6 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.
1133 Does anyone get a...
by Ann strafford
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:35am
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Discuss osteoporosis and fractures - treating, preventing, posture, pain relief, surgery, caregiving.
265 Only me
by Chris Sheets
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:05am
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Talk about scoliosis symptoms, management, treatments, and surgical options here.
988 thoracolumbar...
by homeofddkd
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:27pm
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Talk about your experience with lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis.
3148 Spinal stenosis...
by Sweet654
37 min 57 sec ago
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Discussions about conditions not previously covered
2618 Pregnancy and...
by mrd417
6 hours 42 min ago
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For discussions on chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, diet and nutrition, and other non-medical treatments.
by terror8396
Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:20pm
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Discussions about surgical treatment options and recovery.
86997 Surgery and pain...
by MSG
1 min 11 sec ago
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Share your experiences and knowledge of pain management programs and techniques, including pain pumps, spinal cord stimulators, etc.
9281 Pain pump
by j.howie
22 hours 14 min ago
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Discuss and share information on various medications, side effects, dosages, and other considerations.
15958 I am EDITED and...
by EnglishGirl
1 hour 11 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.
8734 4weeks post-op,...
by kcates
51 min 6 sec ago
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Discussions and experiences on using Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) devices.
5206 Activities Post...
by murraymr
3 hours 3 min ago
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Discussion of spinal injections, such as epidural steroid injections, facet injections, etc.
by buffgirl23
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:53pm
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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.
5284 May 2014 Surgery...
by KarenFP
1 hour 42 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.
8051 Dwelling on it....
by mcjimjam
1 day 11 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.
2210 Cooking with a...
by dilauro
21 hours 19 min ago
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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.
2052 Cardiologist's...
by ronster
17 hours 28 min ago
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For questions and advice about workers compensation, health insurance, social security disability, and medicare & medicaid coverage.
3586 Benefit Options...
by Liz
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:03am
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For all things emotional/psychological you want to talk about--anxiety, stress, relationship issues, etc.
7454 Dr. Released me...
by sandi
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:51pm
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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.
2130 purchasing a bed...
by Taren
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:51pm
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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.
952 Still not smoking!
by mirianna
1 day 9 hours ago
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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.
427 Medical Records
by Hope3
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:42am
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Share your success story or recent accomplishment(s). Walked up the stairs today? Share the joy!
1879 PAIN FREE!!!
by murraymr
1 day 5 hours ago
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For jokes, funny anecdotes, and other lighter topics.
3899 Funny stories at...
by terror8396
1 day 1 hour ago
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Connecting with others about topics that are not directly related to pain and treatments.
5114 UK or UCONN?
by Taren
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:10pm
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Suggestions to help improve the forum? Not sure how to do something? Here's the place.
2120 Forum posting issues
by Chris Sheets
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:17am
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Topics in this forum will be used to: Make general announcements, Broadcast information to all members, Announce Changes
2290 Putting a FOOT DOWN
by dilauro
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 9:26pm
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