Pain ( Emotional & Physical ) Tolerance

Pain Tolerance First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. MK Gandhi We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is..

Back surgery and its role in back pain

Back surgery and its role in back pain A total of 1806 screws were placed from L1 to S1 Consider all options Before you agree to back surgery, consider getting a second..

Know your cost before you see or switch your doctors

2015: The Year of Health Care Cost Transparency BCBSNC’s Transparency Tool BCBSNC helped kick off an active year for health care cost transparency in January with the launch of a new transparency tool…

Pain and pleasure in its shades

Well said , pain / pleasure cycles of life. Its a secret and it’s a steep learning curve for few. I dont know if its a destination but more a process.  Control..

Multi- disciplinary approach to chronic pain management

Core disciplines to high quality pain care 1. Knowing about your pain condition, behavioural modification and social support help to cope with pain. 2. Judicious pain medication use –  benefits of functional improvement should outweigh risks of..

Low Back Pain 5 facts

31 million (31,000,000) americans # 1 cause of disability under 45 yrs #2 reason for doctor’s office visits $ 50 Billion (50,000,000,000) per year 80 % feel back pain some point in..

Lower Back Pain Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment options

The lower back- is a structure of interconnections and overlapping key elements. Tendons and muscles and soft tissue . Highly sensitive nerves and nerve roots that travel from the lower back down..

Sciatica or could be other things?

Sciatica – pain along the large sciatic nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg – is common. Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated or compressed by a problem..