Preventing Neck Pain During the Holidays

by pnadmin on December 9, 2010

Preventing Neck Pain During the Holidays Christmas and New Year can be very stressful times, with lots of things to do, social activities to attend to, shopping, visiting family, office parties, and many changes to your normal routine that can compromise your nutrition, exercise, and healthy regimes leading to increased risk of neck pain.  Throw [...]

Preventing Back Pain During the Holidays

by LMatthews on December 8, 2010

Preventing Back Pain During the Holidays Christmas and New Year can be very stressful times, with lots of things to do, social activities to attend to, shopping, visiting family, office parties, and many changes to your normal routine that can compromise your nutrition, exercise, and healthy regimes leading to increased risk of back pain.  Throw [...]

Living with Chronic Neck Pain

by LMatthews on December 3, 2010

Living with Chronic Neck Pain Sadly, for many, neck pain is not just an acute incident lasting a day or two, but a chronic struggle which can have a serious impact on all aspects of daily life.  For those with persistent neck pain the battle to achieve an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan can [...]

Stem Cell Treatment in Germany

by sctadmin on December 1, 2010

Stem Cell Treatments in Germany Many patients view Germany as a viable, and safe, option for undergoing stem cell treatment for a condition that has failed to be treated using conventional medicine.  Unfortunately the treatments available to patients in Germany have recently been called into question following several high-profile cases involving significant complications, and even [...]

Laser Therapy for Neck Pain

by LMatthews on November 27, 2010

Laser Therapy for Neck Pain Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been used for around thirty years to treat both acute and chronic pain.  The mechanism behind the use of LLLT is assumed to be the transfer of energy from the near-infrared light wavelength to cells in the deep tissues of the body, such as spinal [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Spine Surgery

by admin on November 24, 2010

Stem Cell Therapy for Spine Surgery Spinal surgery often involves fusion, using either an autograft, where bone is taken from the patient themselves, or an allograft, where donor-derived bone is used. A combination of the two is sometimes used, where the structural piece of bone used as the main graft material is packed with some [...]

Stem Cell Treatment in China

by sctadmin on November 23, 2010

// Stem Cell Therapy in China The media is full of reports of families traveling to China in order to undergo experimental stem cell treatment for diseases previously thought incurable but now claimed to be treatable with new technology.  There is a distinct lack of scientific evidence to support the use of stem cells in [...]

Stem Cell Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy

by sctadmin on November 18, 2010

Stem Cell Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy The treatment of Muscular Dystrophy through the use of stem cells has been thrown under the spotlight somewhat in the past couple of years with clinics in Germany and China reporting success and new research emerging from America and Italy on the efficacy of stem cell therapy for this [...]

Treating Whiplash with Botox

by LMatthews on November 17, 2010

Botox for Neck Pain from Whiplash Whilst botox for most people will conjure up an image of a celebrity failing to age gracefully, this toxin may actually provide welcome relief for some from the neck pain that can result from whiplash. Injections of botulinum toxin-A into the musculature of the neck can relieve the chronic [...]

Low Level Laser Therapy for Back Pain

by LMatthews on November 16, 2010

Low-Level Laser Therapy for Back Pain Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been used for around thirty years to treat both acute and chronic pain. The mechanism behind the use of LLLT is assumed to be the transfer of energy from the near-infrared light wavelength to cells in the deep tissues of the body, such as [...]