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New MRgFUS Technology can Permanently Relieve Facet Pain

How New Technology Eliminates Facet Pain The first sonic boom was heard on October 14, 1947 when pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier. This feat opened new opportunities in aviation. Today, it seems like new technologies spring up daily, promising all kinds of exciting possibilities. This happens not only in communications, electronics, manufacturing – […] KEEP READING

Create Your Own Unique Program to Manage Essential Tremor

Your Personal Management Plan for Essential Tremor The Nobel Prize-winning scientist Konrad Lorenz was curious about evolution from childhood onward. He wrote, “In the course of evolution, it constantly happens that, independently of each other, two different forms of life take similar, parallel paths in adapting themselves to the same external circumstances.” For those who […] KEEP READING

Bone Mets Nutrition

Nutrition can help bone mets treatment by supporting bone health

Three Important Nutrition Tips for Bone Mets Patients For Stage IV cancer patients, the news that their cancer has metastasized (spread) to the bone can be extremely disheartening. The journey with metastatic cancer requires constant renewal of determination, courage and hope. Metastatic bone cancer, commonly called bone mets, can create new feelings of discouragement and […] KEEP READING

Bone Mets: How Can You Counteract Anxiety with Positive Outlook?

Cancer patients who learn that their disease has metastasized (spread) to the bone – or bone mets, as it is called – often feel like the rug has been pulled out from under them. Demoralization, disorientation, anxiety and depression are normal responses. It is all too easy to anticipate bad things, especially disabling pain. Even […] CONTINUE

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Once facet joint pain is identified, it can be treated with MRgFUS.

Facet Pain: Where it All Began and What Can Be Done About It There are so many varieties of back pain causes that they could fill a catalogue: injury from an accident or sudden movement, skeletal abnormalities, degeneration of bones or joints, compression of nerves, disk problems, etc. Nerves branches from the spinal cord can […] CONTINUE

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MRgFUS offers new optimism about essential tremor.

A Treatment Breakthrough Brings New Essential Tremor Optimism Essential tremor (ET) can be good cause for pessimism. An obstacle that many ET patients run up against is the lack of knowledge on the part of doctors. According to ET patient Peter Muller, the Executive Director of a support organization called HopeNET there is a great […] CONTINUE

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If you have bone mets, peer support can bring comfort.

One of the most discouraging aspects of being diagnosed with cancer that has spread to the bone (bone metastasis or bone mets) is feeling alone. Whether the news comes as a shock because your doctor believed “we got it all out” or you were initially diagnosed with Stage !V disease and therefore expected cancer spread, […] CONTINUE

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Four easy-to-remember tips help prevent back pain.

“…let’s see if we can’t prevent being ill by trying to offer a love of prevention before illness.” Maya Angelou Do you remember buying your first car? Once you had the means to afford your own car, whether new or used, it was exciting to think about the make and model you wanted, shop the […] CONTINUE

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Bone Mets Can Change the Basic Structure of Bones

Cancer that originates in an organ like the breast, prostate, lung etc. can spread when tumor cells break away and enter the blood stream or lymph system. It is not easy for breakaway cells to survive the body’s defenses and implant elsewhere. However, if they implant in bone, it is called bone mets (short for […] CONTINUE

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