Is fluoroscopy or CT guidance best for spinal injections?

CT guidance allowed interventional radiologists to perform spinal injections...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT-guided pulsed radiofrequency provides back pain relief Augmented reality may help guide facet joint injections Image-guided IR treatment relieves back pain Augmented reality cuts fluoro dose in needle guidance Low-dose CT fluoroscopy minimizes interventional exposure
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Quitting substance abuse by myself? Have you ever asked yourself: Do I need to spend money on treatment? Do I really need to spend months away to get better? Can I quit by myself? You might be wondering if you can do it all yourself and quit cold turkey, without having to go to the “extreme” lengths of checking into a treatment center. The answer? Having an experienced team help you on your path to sobriety can be a great benefit in accomplishing long term sober living. Not only is the detoxification process in itself risky, it comes with many side effects and sometimes can be fatal. Having medically train...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Treatment and Program Resources Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Substance Abuse clean relapse sober sober living sobriety treatment center Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2019Source: PhytomedicineAuthor(s): Wagner B.R. Santos, Marlange A.O. Melo, Rafael S. Alves, Renan G. de Brito, Thallita K. Rabelo, Lindaura da S. Prado, Virginia K. dos S. Silva, Daniel P. Bezerra, José E.R. de Menezes-Filho, Diego S. Souza, Carla M.L. de Vasconcelos, Luciana Scotti, Marcus Tullius Scotti, Waldecy de Lucca Júnior, Lucindo J. Quintans-Júnior, Adriana G. GuimarãesAbstractBackgroundOncological pain is one of the most prevalent and difficult-to-treat symptoms in patients with cancer. p-cymene (PC) is a monoterpene found in more than 100...
Source: Phytomedicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2019Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): I.V. Aiswarya, K. Parameswaran Namboothiri, P.V. AnandaramanAbstractVisphota kushta (blistering skin disease) is characterized by transparent blisters with thin skin covering. Management of Visphota Kushta in Ayurveda is rarely reported. The case reported here showed significant regression in the condition in short span of time and could completely stop the use of anti histamines and corticosteroids. A 32 year old female, presented with complaints of blisters over both upper and lower extremities associated with...
Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility and impact of sit-stand workstations plus advice, with or without exercise, on back pain and sitting time in office workers at risk of low back pain (LBP). Eligible participants (n = 29/169; 17% overall) were randomized to receive a sit-stand workstation and advice with (n = 16) or without (n = 13) progressive resistance exercise training for 4-weeks. Feasibility (recruitment, acceptability, adherence) and impact (LBP severity during a standardized standing task, workplace-sitting time) were assessed. Intervention acceptability (87.5% very s...
Source: Applied Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tags: Appl Ergon Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our results suggest that SSM suppresses the production of inflammatory factors via the NF-κB pathway and accelerates the morphological and functional recovery of the peripheral nervous system. Hence, SSM may be a useful therapeutic candidate for treatment of neuropathic pain diseases. PMID: 30647762 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Xin Wang, Jun Gao, Shiyuan Han, Yongning LiAbstractTumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is regarded as a rare paraneoplastic syndrome generally caused by phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors (PMTs). As far as we know, only 18 spinal PMTs have been described in the world’s English literature. The purpose of this study is to increase familiarity with its clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of spinal PMTs. A 34-year-old woman presented with bone pain for more than 3 years and was found to have decreased serum phosphorus...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Morgan P. Spurgas, Syed F. Abbas, Benjamin S. Szewczyk, Benjamin Yim, Ashar Ata, John W. GermanAbstractPatient-reported outcome measures are increasingly used to access pain, disability, physical function, and mental status to quantify effectiveness of surgical intervention in cervical myelopathy, yet each score has little meaning without established thresholds linked to clinical benefit. We set out to develop thresholds for substantial clinical benefit (SCB) in patients undergoing surgery for cervical myelopathy and to eva...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Electrical neurostimulators may look alike and even work similarly to each other, but differences in how their energy is delivered can have significant effect on a therapy’s effectiveness. Nevro, a Silicon Valley company, has developed a high f...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Neurosurgery Orthopedic Surgery Pain Management Source Type: blogs
LOWER back pain is very common problem but usually improvs within a few weeks. In the meantime, to help ease painful symptoms, try doing the following exercise daily at home.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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