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Knee Joint Replacement Low Cost Surgery in World Class Hospitals in India

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 Pankaj M. Nagpal (June 26, 2008)  Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure where worn, diseased, or damaged surfaces of a knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial surfaces. The metal that is most commonly used is an alloy of cobalt, chromium and molybdenum. The plastic is ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. Knee joint replacement may be recommended for: 1. Knee pain that hasn't responded to other . (Pain Management)

3 Simple Techniques to Release Your Tight Hamstrings and Stiff Lower Back

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 Giles Wiley (June 26, 2008)  Before we do these simple techniques lets check our flexibility level. . . stand with your feet together, now inhale and reach up, then exhale and bend from your waist. Keep your legs straight and reach for your toes. Make a mental note of how far you can go. 1) TREAT THE FEET This is one of the quickest and easiest ways to rapidly improve your flexibility and your quality of .. (Pain Management)

Heres Why Pain Patients Should Never Fill Prescriptions Online

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 Bonnie Boots (June 25, 2008)  A few months ago, my health insurance company sent me a package of information explaining all the advantages to filling my prescriptions through an online pharmacy. It was an impressive report. The savings were substantial. And my regular prescriptions could be filled automatically, without my needing to call them in and then drive to the pharmacy to pick them up. They'd arrive in my .. (Pain Management)

The Dreaded Side Stitch

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 Kaleena A Lawless (June 24, 2008)  You are running your best lap. You feel like you are flying, like a bullet cutting through the air. Nothing can stop you until, OW! A stitch in your side. What is a stitch? A “stitch" or an exercise related transient abdominal pain (ETAP) is a cramp is your diaphragm, which is a large muscle located between the lungs and abdomen, that controls breathing. The cramp is caused when .. (Pain Management)

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Discover the 4 Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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 JD Dean (June 24, 2008)  Understanding fibromyalgia symptoms is a two-way street. In other words, it's not just the person suffering from them who needs to know how to deal with them but also those people who live with a fibro sufferer. In other words, understanding of the symptoms of fibromyalgia is one of the best ways you can help someone battling them on a daily basis. Too often people need to see .. (Pain Management)

Pain Management and Transcription

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 Ricci Mathew (June 24, 2008)  Pain management or pain medicine is the medical discipline concerned with the relief of pain, and today specialised pain management transcription services are offered by many medical transcription companies. Skilled medical transcription professionals are experts in the transcription of dictations recorded by the concerned physiatrists/ neurologists and anesthesiologists who generally .. (Pain Management)

Pyhsiotherapy Clinics Can Help You Manage Pain Without the Use of Drugs Or Medication

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 Brian Kearns (June 23, 2008)  About ten years ago, I hurt my back lifting something the wrong way and ended up with chronic back pain as a result of that. All it took was one time lifting something that was quite heavy by not preparing my back properly and at the time of lifting I felt my spine actually ripping from pain. It actually felt that I had damaged it right then and there. I also have only in recent years .. (Pain Management)

Is Your Doctors Inability to Remember Pain Compromising Your Medical Care?

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 Bonnie Boots (June 23, 2008)  Do you ever feel that your doctors and therapists just don't understand you? As a chronic pain patient, I was often appalled at the lack of understanding and empathy I received from the people treating me. In fact, I often found myself fantasizing about bringing an ice pick or knitting needle into a doctor's office and stabbing it into the practitioner's back or knee so I could say, .. (Pain Management)

How Chinese Medicine Gives You Real Hope For Healing Fibromyalgia

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 Greg Lee (June 23, 2008)  Barbara thought about ending it all because her intense pain kept getting worse When medications didn't stop her daily chronic pains, she thought about ending her suffering for good. She was deeply disappointed after zillions of tests, years of different pain medications, and exhausting herself in exercise programs. She couldn't bear an unending future of wet weather aches, cold winters . (Pain Management)

Keeping Back Up Copies of Your Pain Medications Can Be a Lifesaver

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 Bonnie Boots (June 22, 2008)  As a pain patient, it's likely you take several prescription medications, anything from anti-inflammatories to muscle relaxants to anti-depressants. And you probably rely on your pharmacy to deliver a steady supply of your medications. But have you ever planned what you would do if you were cut off from that regular supply? Let me tell you why you should. I live in Florida, where the .. (Pain Management)

Tears Can Provide Powerful Pain Relief

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 Bonnie Boots (June 20, 2008)  If you suffer with chronic pain from any source-whether migraine, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back, neck or knee pain-crying about it may offer a fast route to temporary relief. During a year in which I taught workshops to people in chronic pain, I was surprised to see how many of my students cut themselves off from their emotions and refused to cry. I saw this most frequently in men, .. (Pain Management)

Say Good Bye to Stomach Ulcers

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 Tom Chuong (June 20, 2008)  Are you suffering from stomach ulcer? Blame it on hydrochloric acid, an acid present in the digestive juices of the stomach. It destroys the gastric or intestinal mucosal lining of the stomach. If the gastric mucosal lining are damaged or have become weak, it may too cause stomach ulcer. However, there are other reasons also behind the menace of stomach ulcer. Persistent use of aspirin .. (Pain Management)

Chiropractors Helping Maintain a Healthy Pain Free Body

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 Brian Kearns (June 20, 2008)  I play a lot of hockey and have a bad back and have had foot pain for a number of years now and after much thought, I decided to go to a local chiropractor to get some relief. I had talked to a neighbour who told me he had a bad back as well and used a chiropractor on a regular basis. He recommended his chiropractor and I setup an appointment for an initial visit where they run some .. (Pain Management)

The Ab Ball Instructions For Releasing Tension in the Psoas Muscles Abdomen Organs and Colon

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 Blue Dunn (June 20, 2008)  Have you been laying on your softball? (the kind used for playing softball; or even better, go to a pet store and get a “Jumball" which looks like a big tennis ball and is the size of a softball). Well get on it if you haven't! The Ab Ball is the most effective tool I know of for releasing tension in the abdomen. It releases tension in the abdominal muscles such as rectus .. (Pain Management)

Mixing Pain Medications and Herbs Might Be an RX For Disaster

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 Bonnie Boots (June 20, 2008)  More and more pain patients are self-medicating with herbal products they've bought in health food stores. And why not? When doctor visits are reduced to a brief, 10-minute, “Hi-how-are-yah, " it's only natural that we turn to other sources to care for ourselves. But I'm alarmed at the number of people I know that believe anything they buy in a health food store is completely .. (Pain Management)

Exercises to Address Your Foot Pain Including Corns, Bunions, Callouses and Other Foot Problems

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 Blue Dunn (June 18, 2008)  Note: you can use hand balls and tennis balls for the following exercises. High arches, fallen arches, pronation, corns, bunions, callouses, and most anything else that can go wrong with the feet can be positively affected by a simple (non-surgical!) procedure. If your feet hurt I can guarantee you need to use this inexpensive self-maintenance tool. In all the years and thousands of .. (Pain Management)

Conventional Treatment Methods For the Relief of Back Pain

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 Rick Durand (June 18, 2008)  Conventional treatment methods for back pain patients are a large healthcare expense. Some conventional approaches focus only on the symptoms rather than the primary source of the pain. Once the source of the back pain is corrected, a patient may experience long-term relief. The following types of treatment methods are the most commonly used. Occasionally, bed rest is prescribed for .. (Pain Management)

Achilles Tendinitis Latest Findings

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 Thomas Baugh (June 17, 2008)  According to research, Achilles tendinitis is the number one injury for athletes who are still training and competing over the age of forty. This isn't to say that young athletes are immune as it is still an incredibly common affliction for sportsmen and women of all ages. Traditionally, Achilles tendinitis has always been treated with plenty of rest, icing the area and gradually .. (Pain Management)

Achilles Tendinitis Striking Down Hurdlers

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 Thomas Baugh (June 17, 2008)  For sprinters and runners on flat ground, Achilles tendinitis is a serious enough problem. However, for hurdlers it is even more common and can see them sitting out of action for months on end if not identified early enough. Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury and many runners pick it up at some point in their career. What usually happens is that training and competition .. (Pain Management)

Putting a Stop to Shoulder Pain and Rotator Cuff Injuries

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 Jeff Anliker (June 17, 2008)  The acromioclavicular joint (AC Joint or Rotator Cuff) of the shoulder facilitates the largest range of motion of any joint in the body. It is comprised of muscles, ligaments and tendons that work in harmony to coordinate movement in both the scapulae (shoulder blade) and arm. When functioning optimally, the rotator cuff allows an extremely wide range of motion, accounting for more than . (Pain Management)

Treatment For Shin Splints

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 Charles Nash (June 13, 2008)  Are you a person that just seems to get pains in the shins all the time? It is one of those feelings that are compounded by the fact that you feel it every step you take. It's horrible when you have a job where you're on your feet all day. I wanted to share with you how to get treatment for shin splints. For the longest time, I wore the cheapest and most beat up shoes you'd ever see. .. (Pain Management)

Treatment For Fibromyalgia

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 Ravi Arora (June 13, 2008)  The word fibromyalgia comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro-) and the Greek ones for muscle (-myo-) and pain (-algia). It is also known as fibrositis. It is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. Fibromyalgia does not cause body damage or deformity. However, undue fatigue plagues .. (Pain Management)

Ways to Manage Migraines

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 Lauren S Johnson (June 11, 2008)  Many people around the world suffer from migraines. Migraines can be very painful and they can disrupt people's daily schedules. When you have a powerful headache you never feel like completing your daily tasks let alone go into work or school. That is why learning to manage these unbearable head pains could be beneficial to anyone who has ever suffered from them. There are several .. (Pain Management)

How to Treat Shin Splints Right

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 Charles Nash (June 09, 2008)  I'm going to share with you how to trade shin splints. I know this is a very painful problem that occurs after an intense period of walking or running. Sometimes it happens when you walk over irregular surfaces like inclines most of the day. There are ways to prevent and treat this, which I hope to share with you. Stretch Your Shin Muscles: Stretching is an excellent way to treat and . (Pain Management)

Easily Heal Shin Splints

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 Charles Nash (June 09, 2008)  I'm going to share with you ways to easily heal shin splints and even prevent them. This is very common pains experienced by people when they end up doing more activity than they're used to when it comes to walking, running and being on their feet. It can be extremely painful, so it is important to learn to avoid it and treat it when it happens. One of the best ways to prevent shin .. (Pain Management)

Coping With Osteoarthritis

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 Steve Wynler (June 06, 2008)  There are a lot of people in the United States that suffer from arthritis. Arthritis can be painful and greatly limit a persons’ mobility. There are many types of arthritis, but it generally involves joint inflammation. One of the most common types of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is often called degenerative joint disease. Under normal conditions there is a layer of .. (Pain Management)

Fibromyalgia Pain and Medical Symptoms That Say I Hurt

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 G. L. Evans (June 05, 2008)  Pain, yes I'm in pain. Suffering chronic pain, like Fibromyalgia and its symptoms, are no fun. If you don't take the necessary actions to do something about it, whether your doctor does or not, your pain may increase. I hurt, I feel like I have the flu but my doctors are unable to find anything medically wrong except I hurt. This is a common statement from people who suffer from the .. (Pain Management)

How to Avoid Shin Splints

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 Charles Nash (June 04, 2008)  I'm going to share with you some how to avoid shin splints. These tips should help you with avoiding this horrible pain you experience when you walk, run or jump. Good Shoes: You need to get a good pair of running shoes. You can't skimp on shoes because your feet are the foundation that determine if you're going to have a problem with your shins. Running shoes are specially designed .. (Pain Management)

Tips to Prevent Shin Splints

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 Charles Nash (June 03, 2008)  I'm going to share with you some tips to prevent shin splints. This is a common occurrence for people that just start out walking long distances, or walking on inclined surfaces. You end up feeling a pain right in the middle of the shin and you feel it every step you take. Here are some tips: Don't Overstride: One of the main reasons people get splints in there shins is that they're .. (Pain Management)

What Are Shin Splints?

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 Charles Nash (June 02, 2008)  What are shin splints? Well, that is a general term for the pain that can be experienced around the shin area, typically caused by the muscles. This can happen for many reasons, but it is mainly associated with running, jumping or any other activity where you're on your feet. The most common type of shin splints is caused by delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). This is the feeling you . (Pain Management)

How to Treat Shin Splints

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 Charles Nash (June 02, 2008)  Shin splints are a painful condition some people will get when they are running, jumping or walking around on uneven surfaces. I want to help show you how to treat shin splints and prevent them from flaring up. All that is essentially happening is there some sort of stress or wear on the muscles around the shin area. With that all said, I can show you how to treat shin splints: .. (Pain Management)

Post Traumatic Headaches - Life After the Car Accident

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 Mary Betz (June 02, 2008)  Many times after a car accident people will have initial neck pain, are seen in the emergency room and treated. If the injuries are not life threatening they are sent home with some medication and told to rest. Unfortunately, many will start to have headaches, even if they have never had headaches before. Those with a history of headaches will find their headaches are getting worse. .. (Pain Management)

Dealing With Pain Through EFT, Laughter and Meditation

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 Joy Idries (May 29, 2008)  Charlie Chaplain said, “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it. " Instead of complaining about your pain, which feels like the most natural thing in the world to do for many of us, it just might be worth taking a different tactic for a change. One suggestion might be that you could practice moving your focus away from the pain and instead towards other . (Pain Management)

Kidney Stone Remedies

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 Jackie Reid (May 24, 2008)  We are told that nothing could be worst than the pain of childbirth. But it seems that we have a contender for the pain title. Kidney stones have been said that is just as painful as giving birth to a child. And like giving birth, there is a likely chance that you will once again have kidney stones. They do not just go away and stay away. They will keep coming back. Therefore if you .. (Pain Management)

Treximet: A New Migraine Medication

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 Mary Betz (May 22, 2008)  On May 16, Glaxo-Smith-Kline Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Imitrex, announced that they were releasing a new drug for the treatment of migraines. The new drug was to be called Treximet and according to the makers, was to be a vast improvement over Imitrex. Like Imitrex, it is made to be taken at the onset of a migraine, but is supposed to work faster and better to reduce migraine .. (Pain Management)

Natural Cures For Gout that Help Ease Pain

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 Gillian Reynolds (May 05, 2008)  If you have long lived with gout, there's a very good chance that you've learned to adapt to the pain. Most people who are inflicted with this condition end up turning to strong medications to help them not only live with the pain, but to do everyday tasks as well. These medications can eventually cause serious side effects and so finding natural cures for gout, is really the optimum .. (Pain Management)

What Are Some Migraine Headache Remedies?

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 Mike Selvon (April 29, 2008)  Most Americans suffering from migraine headache attacks have been praying for a cure for years. Sometimes it begins to take hold as an inexplicable drowsiness, fever and slight temple tension. Before the afflicted realizes, they're in bed with nausea and numbness, unable to do anything other than pop a few pain relievers and wait for the incapacitating pain to subside. Recent research .. (Pain Management)

Pain Relief Could Be Right Under Your Nose

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 Bonnie Boots (April 23, 2008)  All too often, the very first approach to management of long-term or chronic pain comes in the form of a pill. Both over-the-counter and prescription medications promise that all we need to do is pop one to find sweet relief. Sometimes it works, especially when the pain is a mild headaches or a sore muscle. But when the pain is long-term or chronic, pills can turn into a serious .. (Pain Management)

Carpal Tunnel Exercises

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 Chadhols Kimball (April 22, 2008)  The following carpal tunnel exercises should be completely pain-free. If you find you are feeling pain while performing any of the exercises, stop as soon as you feel the pain. Instead, try another exercise or two. Then, once your wrist feels better, try the exercise that originally hurt. If it still hurts, then you must call your doctor. Since carpal tunnel syndrome results more from .. (Pain Management)

How to Cure Headaches with Ginger

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 Kristi Patrice Carter (April 13, 2008)  Ginger is an herb that has been used for over five thousand years for a variety of illnesses and conditions. In the practice of Ayurvedic medicine, Ginger is used very regularly for many things. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient practice used in healing and this kind of practice is becoming more regular with the people of today. As the connection between mind and body is realized, folks .. (Pain Management)

Ankle Swelling - Home Remedies for Ankle Swelling

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 Corwin Brown (April 10, 2008)  Swelling of the lower leg and ankle is a common problem. Determining the cause of ankle swelling is the first step to finding effective treatment. Once the cause of the ankle swelling is determined, effective treatment can be initiated. Painless swelling of the feet and ankles is a common problem, particularly in older people. It may affect both legs and may include the calves or even .. (Pain Management)

Migraines - How Detoxification Of Your Body Also Removes Migraine Headaches

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 Andrew C. Povel (April 07, 2008)  My cousin really had some bad migraine attacks recently. He felt dizzy, was sensitive to light and noise. He had always suffered from headaches before but it became worse in the last months. He said the headaches come in periods of about two to three weeks and then it is over. He visited his doctor, then a chiropractor and had a head scan at a neurologist. Nothing was wrong or they .. (Pain Management)

Fibromyalgia Sufferers - Are You Fed Up?

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 Erica Thompson (April 02, 2008)  Are you tired of the pain, fatigue and depression that comes with Fibromyalgia? Have you been treated like a hypochondriac by doctors, friends and family? Do you have symptoms that most people would not connect with FMS like migraines, chronic fatigue, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), restless legs or that overall feeling of wanting to jump out of your own skin? There are too many .. (Pain Management)

Hydrotherapy for Inflammation and Pain Management

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 Robert Vignoli (March 20, 2008)  Taking anti-inflammatory medications like naproxen or ibuprofen, will help decrease the inflammation that occurs. But if you don't want to mask the pain with these medications contrast bath is a very good alternative. If you decrease the pain with the anti-inflammatory medications but continue to participate in an activity which causes the inflammation you are not allowing your body to .. (Pain Management)

The Shot of Alcohol that Cures Foot Pain

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 George Bain (March 19, 2008)  A clinical trial has shown that just four alcohol injections straight into the growth work as well as surgery but with none of the risks. Morton's neuroma occurs on the nerves that run between the long metatarsal bones in the feet. Typically, a small nodule between 2 millimeters and 20 millimeters develops in the webbing between the third and fourth toe. The pain is caused by getting .. (Pain Management)

Heating Pads For Instant Healing

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 Megha Monga (March 19, 2008)  No matter what we do for exercise, there are times when our muscles are aching and sore. For those of us who playing a sport or work out religiously, probably have this type of pain quite often. Electric Heat Pads are great for this type of muscle pain, and work better than most massage contraptions that are available in the market today. Heating Pads soothe painful, aching arthritic .. (Pain Management)

A Few Words On Headaches

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 Dr. A. R. Scopelliti (March 07, 2008)  The topic of headaches is vast as there are many causes as well as types of headaches, causing most doctors to shudder at the mere presentation of a headache patient. Nonetheless, there remains hope for many with proper diagnosis and treatment. Lets start by discussing the most common and least harmful type, stress headache. This is often associated with tightness, which is band like .. (Pain Management)

Shoulder Pain

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 Brad Walker (February 13, 2008)  Shoulder pain comes in many forms, among them is Adhesive Capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder, a problem that causes the shoulder joint capsule to stiffen and causes a loss of movement throughout the shoulder joint. This condition is often confused with shoulder tendinitis or a rotator cuff injury, but it's different because it affects the joint capsule rather than the tendons . (Pain Management)

Music Therapy and Pain Management

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 Jared Lee (February 11, 2008)  Although music therapy has been in existence for many years, it is only now after a large number of people have admitted to have seen their near and dear ones getting benefited from this form of therapy that people are getting to know about it and accepting it more readily than ever before. This therapy is known to improve the cognitive abilities of a person, communication skills, .. (Pain Management)

Ozone Nucleolysis Or Ozone Discectomy Is A Non-Operative Intervention For Slipped Disc

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 Gautam Das (February 08, 2008)  Ozone nucleolysis or ozone discectomy is a non-operative intervention slipped disc / disc prolapse & discogenic pain. Muto suggested intradiscal injection of ozone for disc hernia in 1998 under CT guidance. Leonardi popularized fluoroscopy guided ozone injection into the intervertebral disc. After that, successful outcome has been reported from various European centers. It is very .. (Pain Management)




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