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Newbies Welcome

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New Member Introductions

You are most welcome to our community -- please introduce yourself to other members.
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Pain

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Chronic Pain

For understanding, managing, and coping with all manners of chronic pain.
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Lower Back Pain

Discuss lower back pain, pain management, preventive advice and more. .
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Neck Pain: Cervical

For neck pain and cervical spine disorders and treatments.
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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Problems

NEW! – Discuss when lower back complaints might be caused by the sacroiliac joint, including symptoms from the lower spine to upper leg
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Sciatica, Leg Pain, Radiculopathy

For all types of leg pain and sciatica, including diagnosis and treatments.
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Upper Back Pain, Thoracic

For pain in the upper region of the spine below the cervical region.
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Conditions

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Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

For discussions focused on arthritis.
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Degenerative Disc Disease

Discuss your experiences with degenerative disc disease.
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Fibromyalgia

Discuss your experiences with this muscular pain syndrome and how you treat and cope with its variety of symptoms.
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Osteoporosis and Fractures

Discuss osteoporosis and fractures - treating, preventing, posture, pain relief, surgery, caregiving.
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Scoliosis

Talk about scoliosis symptoms, management, treatments, and surgical options here.
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Spinal Stenosis

Talk about your experience with lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis.
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Conditions Not Covered In Other Topics

Discussions about conditions not previously covered
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Treatment

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Alternative Treatments

For discussions on chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, diet and nutrition, and other non-medical treatments.
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Back Surgery and Neck Surgery

Discussions about surgical treatment options and recovery.
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Pain Management

Share your experiences and knowledge of pain management programs and techniques, including pain pumps, spinal cord stimulators, etc.
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Pain Medications

Discuss and share information on various medications, side effects, dosages, and other considerations.
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Recovering from Surgery

Many people have asked about what to expect after surgery. Let's use this new forum topics to discuss Recovery.
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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Discussions and experiences on using Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) devices.
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Spinal Injections

Discussion of spinal injections, such as epidural steroid injections, facet injections, etc.
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Surgery Buddies

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.
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Mind, Body and Spirit

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Depression and Coping

Dealing with pain everyday is depressing. Here's the place to talk about it, commiserate, and ask for help when you need it.
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Diet, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Eating healthy and losing weight can sometimes help back pain. Talk about your efforts to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.
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Exercise and Rehab

Discuss the exercises that help you to relieve back pain, give tips, and find motivation to get back into daily living.
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Health Insurance Issues

For questions and advice about workers compensation, health insurance, social security disability, and medicare & medicaid coverage.
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Matters of the Heart

For all things emotional/psychological you want to talk about--anxiety, stress, relationship issues, etc.
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Sleep Problems

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.
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Stop Smoking

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.
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Maintenance

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.
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Casual Conversation

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Good News

Share your success story or recent accomplishment(s). Walked up the stairs today? Share the joy!
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Lighten and Brighten

For jokes, funny anecdotes, and other lighter topics.
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Water Cooler

Connecting with others about topics that are not directly related to pain and treatments.
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Announcements

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Forum Help, Troubleshooting, Suggestions

Suggestions to help improve the forum? Not sure how to do something? Here's the place.
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Spine-Health Announcements

Topics in this forum will be used to: Make general announcements, Broadcast information to all members, Announce Changes
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