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Bingeing for 27 yrs always in therapy incl cbt, ret, group, analysis, oa, ssris, bupropion, diaphr.Breathing, yoga, meditation, exercise...Is there still hope?

Bingeing for 27 yrs always in therapy incl cbt, ret, group, analysis, oa, ssris, bupropion, diaphr.Breathing, yoga, meditation, exercise...Is there still hope?

Yes!: Bingeing and eating disorders are like other addictive conditions where one can nevertheless develop strategies to live a full and contented life. There is always the possibility of a "flare-up". The key sometimes is to be consistent with these strategies no matter what and to make the goal to binge less whatever frequency that turns out to be. ...Read more

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How effective is radiation therapy in treating scar tissue after lumbar L5 fusion surgery?

How effective is radiation therapy in treating scar tissue after lumbar L5 fusion surgery?

Not effective: If you possess post-operative scarring with/without full blown arachnoiditis, this is a very challenging process to reverse, and irradiation not only will not help, but potentially could increase scarring. Avoid injections and surgery, contact pain management specialist. Also, you need to know that within a 5 year period of time, fusions may lead to arthritis above and below site. ...Read more

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I've been asked to ignore iliopsoas snap. V painful. Tried modalities, modification, weeks of intensive pt & steroids. Pls help. 17yrs f?

I've been asked to ignore iliopsoas snap. V painful. Tried modalities, modification, weeks of intensive pt & steroids. Pls help. 17yrs f?

Hang in there: If it does not get better in the future options would include arthroscopic tendon release but at age 17 i would try the non surgical method as long as you can. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Is subcision or fractional co2 more effective in scars treatment?

Hi doctors. Is subcision or fractional co2 more effective in scars treatment?

Genesis laser is bes: Depending on the depth, and size of your scar, if it's more superficial, and like chicken pox scar will do very well with a yag laser (like genesis) in filling in the scar area naturally with collagen by stimulating the fibroblasts to lay down more collagen. It's painless compared to the fraxel-type laser. Get a second opinion from a doctor in your area, who's doing it, and have them show you pix. ...Read more

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Pincered t-spine at t-9 in 1988. Incessant buckling led to paraspinal swelling; cumulative trauma disorder. What treatment modalities are available?

Pincered t-spine at t-9 in 1988. Incessant buckling led to paraspinal swelling; cumulative trauma disorder. What treatment modalities are available?

multiple: The treatment of chronic thoracic pain can range from the conservative, to the much more aggressive. Conservative options, which presumably yo have done can include medications, activity restrictions, and non -invasive treatments such as therapy. More aggressive options usually fall under either interventional pain management or surgical approaches. Sitting down with a spine specialist can help. ...Read more

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Cleft chin..Any yoga technique?

Cleft chin..Any yoga technique?

Cleft Chin: Filler injection is a very easy treatment for a cleft chin with little recovery. In the past, collagen injections were used, generally due to lack of better options. Currently, hyaluronic acid fillers (restylane, juvederm) and calcium hydroxylapatite (radiesse) offer better long term correction than collagen -3 months vs 6 months or more. ...Read more

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Can electrical muscle stimulation (ems) technology help tone up muscles?

Can electrical muscle stimulation (ems) technology help tone up muscles?

YES: Filipovic, kleinöder dörmann, an mester in a review published in 2011 (j strength cond res. 2011 nov 5) found that ems could increase fitness and performance. ...Read more

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Can I study m.Ch in cardio thoracic surgery under management qouta (payment seat) in india ?

Can I study m.Ch in cardio thoracic surgery under management qouta (payment seat) in india ?

Yes, if qualified.: To get enrolled to any post graduate (pg) studies is very difficult, as india has thousands of highly qualified applicants for pg studies. If you are a non indian graduate you have to pass an mci qualification examination, even if you want to pay , your selection depends on your grades , and if you have very good grades, then may have a chance to get selected ...Read more

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What brachioplasty techniques are needed for a patient with burn scars his arm?

What brachioplasty techniques are needed for a patient with burn scars his arm?

Brachioplasty: Brachioplasty refers to a surgical procedure for removing excess skin and fat from the arm typically seen after weight loss where the skin does not contract or shrink and remains loose. Prior scars from burns, injuries or other surgery could have an effect on healing. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon to determine if brachioplasty is appropriate. ...Read more

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Shattered nose 3yrs ago. 2 surgeries. Referred to pain specialist.Has me doing sphenopalitine ganglion block at home and meds.No help. Hope for me?

Issue may be deeper: the pain may be originating from a deeper source physically and that is why the nerve blocks may not be working. Botox injections may help? I always suggest meditation-deep-slow breathing- also for pain. It helps stimulate parasympathetic nerve system which stimulates GABA and endorphin production leading to better pain control. ...Read more

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Ddd on L5 s1, done p/t, yoga, exercise, chiro, massage, edpidural, nerve block & facet injection, in pain, aside from surgery, what else can I do?

Ddd on L5 s1, done p/t, yoga, exercise, chiro, massage, edpidural, nerve block & facet injection, in pain, aside from surgery, what else can I do?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening is the best non-surgical option for DDD at L5-S1. Also, I would recommend the "Treat Your Own Back" by Robin McKenzie ( a book) for additional exercises you may find helpful. ...Read more

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What is the difference between co2 fraxel and affirm active deep fx laser therapy? Which one works better for deep acne scars?

What is the difference between co2 fraxel and affirm active deep fx laser therapy? Which one works better for deep acne scars?

Equal: Fractional lasers use a laser beam that is delivered to the skin with a grid pattern. This leaves minute patches of untreated skin between laser spots. This allows faster healing with less risks. No laser is very effective against deep scars and are better for superficial scarring. Deeper scars may require surgical revision or dermabrasion. ...Read more

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