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Neck and Back Pain Forums

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You are most welcome to our community -- please introduce yourself to other members.
21898 Need help dealing...
by towmotor610
12 hours 50 min ago
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For understanding, managing, and coping with all manners of chronic pain.
44720 Don't know what...
by Liz
16 hours 42 sec ago
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Discuss lower back pain, pain management, preventive advice and more with the Spine-health patient community. .
24045 Frustrated and...
by EnglishGirl
10 hours 45 min ago
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For neck pain and cervical spine disorders and treatments.
34281 A very active...
by yogarunski
10 hours 56 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)
1495 Si joint pain
by Staceymay
1 day 18 hours ago
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For all types of leg pain and sciatica, including diagnosis and treatments.
13807 incidential...
by kinpain
14 hours 39 min ago
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For pain in the upper region of the spine below the cervical region.
5582 Chronic Upper...
by kinpain
14 hours 33 min ago
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For discussions focused on arthritis.
1454 Arthritis
by EnglishGirl
1 day 12 hours ago
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Discuss your experiences with degenerative disc disease.
by Liz
5 hours 55 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.
1142 fibromyglia
by EnglishGirl
10/07/2014 - 2:20pm
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Discuss osteoporosis and fractures - treating, preventing, posture, pain relief, surgery, caregiving.
277 Osteoporosis and...
by Liz
10/20/2014 - 12:59am
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Talk about scoliosis symptoms, management, treatments, and surgical options here.
1107 daughter sick...
by tran92
10/18/2014 - 4:04pm
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Talk about your experience with lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis.
3363 Spinal stenosis/...
by Peg24
10/21/2014 - 8:00pm
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Discussions about conditions not previously covered
2952 Burning hand
by oldgringo
23 hours 8 min ago
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For discussions on chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, diet and nutrition, and other non-medical treatments.
1600 Has anyone tried...
by Liz
10/20/2014 - 4:12am
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Discussions about surgical treatment options and recovery.
90530 C1/c2 neck fusion...
by Kveid
2 hours 7 min ago
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Share your experiences and knowledge of pain management programs and techniques, including pain pumps, spinal cord stimulators, etc.
9793 Help? Surgeon won...
by Liz
6 hours 57 sec ago
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Discuss and share information on various medications, side effects, dosages, and other considerations.
17354 Zanaflex
by EnglishGirl
11 hours 33 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.
10450 Has any one...
by Debbied67
2 hours 23 min ago
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Discussions and experiences on using Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) devices.
5559 Who did the SCS...
by RTgirl2011
1 day 19 hours ago
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Discussion of spinal injections, such as epidural steroid injections, facet injections, etc.
4212 Epidural Steroid...
by sandi
10/17/2014 - 8:10pm
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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.
6901 September 2014
by Jo_vdh
10 hours 32 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.
7891 Lame depression
by sandi
23 hours 49 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 n/a
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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.
2149 Exercies that...
by sandi
10/13/2014 - 8:22am
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For questions and advice about workers compensation, health insurance, social security disability, and medicare & medicaid coverage.
3557 FCE/Disability...
by sandi
1 day 10 hours ago
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For all things emotional/psychological you want to talk about--anxiety, stress, relationship issues, etc.
7379 The Journey...
by kcates
10/17/2014 - 5:14am
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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.
2164 sweating
by EnglishGirl
11 hours 56 min ago
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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 e cigarettes anyone?
by wildflower58
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.
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Share your success story or recent accomplishment(s). Walked up the stairs today? Share the joy!
1859 Running /...
by sandi
10/10/2014 - 1:54pm
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For jokes, funny anecdotes, and other lighter topics.
3558 Haven't heard from
by Mikethepike
10/05/2014 - 8:46pm
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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.
1981 Looking for this...
by Liz
10/03/2014 - 1:43am
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Topics in this forum will be used to: Make general announcements, Broadcast information to all members, Announce Changes
2353 Inappropriate...
by dilauro
19 hours 5 min ago
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