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Can anyone help with I'd Therapy....

My girlfriend has a cervical herniated disk. This has happened about 10 months ago. She been thro all sorts of chiros, physios, osteos and acupuncture. Nothing helped. She then got her first epidural injection and it's releived the arm pain

But she still has alot of muscle and neck pain. The neurologist won't give another epidural as I think here in London uk the pre requisite for the injection in the arm pain. Shes been told to noe exercise and get physio but she's still in too much pain.

While researching for her I stumbled across this I'd Therapy. It does look good but not sure if it is an expensive gimmick. It's £75 a session compares to the £40/50 sessions of others but we wouldn't care if.it worked. 

I also came across traction and was wondering if it was worth going down that route. 

She's also been put Intouch with apparently a great chiropractor so we are really confused on the route to take. Would anyone have sum advice please as she's been in constant pain for nearly a year and I just want her to get well. Thanks 



  • Ellen625EEllen625 New Jersey, USPosts: 757
    I would suggest clearing any kind of treatment with her doctor. Doing the wrong thing could make her pain worse.  Has she had an MRI? Perhaps the chiropractor can help. But don't try anything on your own.
  • Bruce EitmanBruce Eitman Akron, OH, USAPosts: 1,510
    For me, traction helped manage my pain, but not enough to avoid surgery.  Talk to her Dr about it.


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