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Managing Chronic Pain From Shingles

Issue 50.12

Shingles is a viral infection that reactivates chickenpox (herpes zoster) in the body. This ailment can cause a painful rash to develop along the chest and abdomen in the form of fluid-filled blisters. Individuals who had chicken pox as children are susceptible to developing shingles later in life.

Patients who experience […]

Stem Cell Treatment: The FAQ’s

Issue 48.15

Stem cell therapy, a form of regenerative medicine, has become a hot topic in medical literature and patients have become interested in what regenerative medicine can do for them. Regenerative medicine employs treatments that have the potential to help the body to heal, and to restore and establish normal function. One […]

Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures

Issue 34.14

A vertebral compression fracture is a condition in which the vertebral body in the spine collapses, leading to severe pain and deformity. Often times the pain is so severe that patients will have a difficult time standing, walking or even rolling over in bed. There are over 600,000 vertebral body compression […]

Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures

Issue 15.14

A vertebral compression fracture is a condition in which the vertebral body in the spine collapses, leading to severe pain and deformity. Often times the pain is so severe that patients will have a difficult time standing, walking or even rolling over in bed. There are over 600,000 vertebral body compression […]