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Back injury/surgery community Support group for Chronic pain and medical information. This group is open to anyone with chronic pain. Focus brain and spinal disorders.
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Everyone wondering why health care is horrible and expensive ..read this!!
08/23/2023

Everyone wondering why health care is horrible and expensive ..read this!!

Is your practice or hospital considering a private equity buyout? Learn what’s likely to happen and how your work life may change after the deal is done.

This is just one door on my house! It's falling down.  There's no brick ties in my walls!  They found that out trying to...
08/23/2023

This is just one door on my house! It's falling down.
There's no brick ties in my walls! They found that out trying to put in another door.
This there a very reputable door company or guy?
This has been getting worse and I'm on very fixed income.

08/01/2023

Climate change is not a national issue; it’s a global one. It's time for nurses to step up on climate change.

Gee, how stupid 😡
02/05/2023

Gee, how stupid 😡

When Biden ends the emergency declaration May 11, access to COVID tests, vaccines and treatment will now depend on insurance coverage.

Restricting opioid prescribing alone has not succeeded. According to these physicians, tight restrictions on prescriptio...
01/08/2022

Restricting opioid prescribing alone has not succeeded. According to these physicians, tight restrictions on prescriptions can take pills from people who need them while leaving illicit “street” supplies available. Such patients my turn to illicit supply chains, such as fentanyl, as sources of opioids, resulting in overdose, according to these physicians.

Doctors with the American Society of Anesthesiologists are calling for a new approach to fighting the opioid crisis, one that goes beyond current efforts

01/08/2022

"We’re not asking for much. Just some acknowledgement that we’re going through a tough time."

07/20/2021

Caregiver to myself, and at times 14 yr old boy. Need for some medical knowledge.
Looking for live in. Will provide room and board, plus 600 a month cash. Only need to pay cell phone and car expenses.
If your in need of a home and are not real social this is the job for you!
Perfect for new Americans that need housing.
Must have proof of covid19 vaccine.

He and his colleagues are planning another study to explore whether the close relationship between medical device compan...
04/10/2021

He and his colleagues are planning another study to explore whether the close relationship between medical device companies and doctors influences treatment decisions

Medical device companies spend millions of dollars a year on payments to doctors, a new study by University of Pennsylvania researchers found.

03/19/2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning against the alkaline water brand, Real Water, that has been linked to the hospitalization of 5 children and babies for acute non-viral hepatitis.

01/24/2021

Obituary, funeral and service information for Mr. William Kenneth Tucker from Warren, Michigan.

06/29/2020

New observational data show that hydroxychloroquine it is not only without benefit for COVID-19 but also increases death and arrhythmias.

04/30/2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a novel coronavirus strain disease, has recently …

04/23/2020

The lungs are ground zero for COVID-19, but blood clots may play a surprisingly big role in severe illness

10/05/2019
A Pin for you

A Pin for you

Anatomy of the Ligaments in the Spine Spinal ligaments help provide your back with stability. Learn about the 6 main ligaments, where they are located and what they do for you.

09/03/2019
Spinal fusion-hardware construct: Basic concepts and imaging review

Spinal fusion-hardware construct: Basic concepts and imaging review

The interpretation of spinal images fixed with metallic hardware forms an increasing bulk of daily practice in a busy imaging department. Radiologists are required to be familiar with the instrumentation and operative options used in spinal fixation and ...

06/18/2019
Watch Whistleblower: The Billion-Dollar Back Surgery Scam: Patients in Pain and Peril (Sneak Peek) - Full show on CBS All Access

Cyn Ambros
https://www.cbs.com/shows/whistleblower/video/E3j3EH5sJcKMsldnkue_s9CnFXfHtSf8/whistleblower-the-billion-dollar-back-surgery-scam-patients-in-pain-and-peril-sneak-peek-/

Two people blow the whistle on a scam that defrauded taxpayers out of millions of dollars and involved unnecessary spinal surgery that brought anything but relief. Hear from the victims themselves Friday, June 21, 2019, at 8/7c -- only on CBS.

06/08/2019
icotec | Macromed

http://www.macromed.co.uk/products/icotec/

Disclaimer: This website, including any attachment, should not copied, disclosed or otherwise without explicit written permission from Macromed (UK) Limited. None of the information on this site is intended to replace, recommend or instruct in spinal surgery and Macromed (UK) Limited does therefore....

02/18/2019
Preclinical Detection of Variant CJD and BSE Prions in Blood

Preclinical Detection of Variant CJD and BSE Prions in Blood

Author Summary Variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD) cases were identified in patients who received blood products that had been prepared from donors who later developed the disease. The blood borne transmission of vCJD is a major concern for blood transfusion banks, plasma derived products manuf...

02/06/2019
Exam For Radiculopathy

Exam For Radiculopathy

Illustrated Examination For Radiculopathy Detailing Muscle Evaluation, Sensory Testing And Reflex Examination For Each Nerve Level

08/08/2018
You Can't Make This Up

MUST SEE

What you don't know can hurt you.

The Bleeding Edge is on Netflix now.

07/16/2018
Back Pain Treatments on the Horizon

Back Pain Treatments on the Horizon

Back pain treatments on the horizon may help bridge the gap between failed conservative therapy and back surgery. Learn more.

07/10/2018
Medtronic's lost Infuse study

I was in the lost study

Medtronic collected data on thousands of patients given its Infuse device, uncovering complications. The problems went unreported for years – even as scrutiny intensified.

11/23/2017
11/17/2017

MRI Gadolinium Contrast Awareness

Should NSF be renamed to Gadolinium Associated Systemic Fibrosis? It would certainly be more literal and make people aware- this paper we have found here believes so. How many people have Gadolinium Associated Systemic Fibrosis if as stated it’s now been found Gadolinium retains in everyone and 300-400 million injections have been administered. Testing on animals is still ongoing.

07/06/2017
Yahoo

Yahoo

Have you ever been curious about spinal stenosis? Find answers here.

06/16/2017
Direct Lumbar Interbody Fusion (DLIF) vs Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLIF): A Comparison Study of Perioperative Complications

OLIF seems the way to go. Now try to find a surgeon that does it. Very difficult. http://www.smiss.org/abstract/direct-lumbar-interbody-fusion-dlif-vs-oblique-lumbar-interbody-fusion-olif-comparison

Introduction: DLIF and OLIF both have gained wide acceptance among surgeons as minimally invasive retroperitoneal procedures that provide direct access and visualization of intervertebral discs, with potentially lower rate of morbidity. DLIF and OLIF are different in terms of corridor of approach, a...

05/26/2017
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Wow this could be useful

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05/11/2017
MRI Gadolinium Contrast Awareness

ATTENTION! MUST SEE!

HAVE YOU OR ANYONE YOU KNOW EVER HAD AN MRI SCAN?

If you or anyone you know has ever had an MRI then you need to see this, MRI contrast awareness week. PLEASE VIEW, LIKE AND SHARE. We will DONATE $1c per view and share to victim support and to endeavors working on a cure for 500,000 likes and $500 per every million likes thereafter!

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Husband injured the t12 vertebrae. Doctor said surgery not an option. Mentioned using "cement." Anyone have experience with this?
Hi All I am very happy to be in this group I just wanted to share some tips I have found that have helped me and many other people that struggle with back pain.

I know Chronic Pain is the worse way to live and I am happy to say that I have been helped and I just wanted to give some tips to help someone else.

Thank you for allowing myself to spend some time here with you all. Please feel free to read some tips that have helped me with my chronic back pain.

https://sites.google.com/view/backpain29/home
Hi
I am looking for ideas
I lifted a weight heavier than I could handle 6 weeks ago
I developed a pain on my right side that was uncomfortable
Followed by 2 days of dizziness
Then the pain started upper spine
Gnawing throbbing pulling burning
No relief from it. Had a fever. Then it got tight and gone numb on upper right side of spine and pins needles everywhere
No idea what is wrong but it’s relentless
I Have a Question
I had surgery in 2008 where they removed the bulge on L5-S1 now I have a Bulge there again and the 2 above it
They said I need L5-s1 fused
My question is how many has had a great out come my family says don't do it
I have lost most feeling in my left leg fyi
I've recently had L3,4,5 fusion and am looking for a support belt to enable activities whilst the back recovers grateful for recommendations
Hi All, I had surgery on my neck & fusion on my lower back all within two weeks. Wrote a brief medium blog about it and figured i'd share given some folks in the community might be going through something similar. Happy to connect and chat whenever just reach out!