New FDA Approved Non Drug Pain Treatment

This is NOT an advertisement. We make ZERO income from promoting or recommending the treatment option.  In fact I have not yet tried Calmare due to cost ($150 per session on average). I have an appointment scheduled with a Pain Treatment Center that uses the Calmare Device and hope it works! Update Jan 31, 2011: […]

Natural Pain Relief for Osteoarthritis

Author:  Jordan Lite – Prevention Magazine You’re in Pain and You want Relief Naturally You’re in pain, and ibuprofen just won’t cut it. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, don’t agree with your stomach, and you’re wary of stronger meds. Fortunately, you have alternatives — natural ones. From herbs that attack inflammation to techniques that leverage […]

How To Stetch Piriformis

Stem Cell Cure Hope For Back Pain

Stem Cell Research Trial for Back Pain Note: This Story was originally published by BBC News In November 2006 A patient’s own stem cells could soon be used to cure chronic back pain, say researchers. The team from the University of Manchester hope their treatment will be available within three years. They are perfecting a […]

Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies: Expert Consult: Online and Print

Motion Preservation Surgery Text Book by James J. Yue (Author), Rudolph Bertagnoli (Author), Paul C. McAfee (Author), Howard S. An (Author) Book Link: Motion Preservation Surgery This is the most authoritative text available at the time of this writing (August 2008). * Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences * Pub. Date: June 2008 Product Description New motion-preserving […]

5 Painful Facts You Need to Know

By Robert Roy Britt, LiveScience Managing Editor http://www.livescience.com/health/080725-pain-facts.html 5 Painful Facts You Need to Know First off, let’s set the record straight: Pain is normal. About 75 million U.S. residents endure chronic or recurrent pain. Migraines plague 25 million of us. One in six suffer arthritis. The global pain industry peddles more than $50 billion […]

5 Pain Treatment Methods for Spinal Related Pain

About these Spinal Pain Treatment Modalities Treatments I list on this page are those I have not investigated throughly. I have not tried these treatments, some mainstream, some alternative. I list them only so that those of you who are visiting the site may have additional access to possible therapies. it’s hard to say I’ve […]

Massage Thereapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

Note: See Also My Post on Myofascial Release Different Types of Massage Treatments Deep Tissue – Targets deep layers of muscles and connective tissue Rolfing – A specific form of deep tissue work Trigger Point Therapy – Addresses Adhesions in the muscles Swedish – most common, long smooth strokes and kneading, circular motions Shiatsu – […]

Acupuncture

Acupuncture Videos to Help You Understand How it Works My Experience with Acupuncture Works for some to help with pain. I tried Acupuncture with electrical therapy (At a Chiropractors Office” and it did nothing for me, but he person doing the work may not have been fully schooled as to the proper treatment. I then […]

Steroid Injections for Back and Neck Pain

Lumbar Epidural Injection Procedure Video Where the Steroids are Injected The epidural space (or extradural space or peridural space) is a part of the human spine. It is the space inside the bony spinal canal, but outside the membrane called the dura mater (sometimes called the “dura”). In contact with the inner surface of the […]

Nutritional Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

Supplements like Zyflamend (New Chapter’s anti-inflammatory Herbal Remedy endorsed by MD’s), Carlson’s Fish Oil (Norwegian and toxin free), Essential Fatty Acids from Pumpkin Seeds and Pumpkin Seed Oil, Flax Seed and Flax Oil (Mix the flax oil 2-5 tablespoons per 4 ounces of organic cottage cheese), lots of pure bottled water (Do not drink distilled […]

ISTOP Acupuncture

ISTOP Acupuncture Treatment for Pain ISTOP: Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain I believe the ISTOP Methods can be extremely beneficial for all kinds of spinal pain patients. I had to leave my Home State to find a practioner. And I was only able to receive one treatment (Which is simply not enough). […]