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Try this: Grab a pen, write anything: a shopping list, a to-do list. Then write for a few minutes about the list. "john went to the store for milk and eggs." make up a character. "he ran in to his old girlfriend." add details and write for ten to fifteen minutes. Stop. Go to your writing project. Write an outline (doesn't have to be perfect). Start writing. ...Read more
Regional Anesthesia: A Bier block is a regional anesthesia technique wherein local anesthesia is injected into a vein of the upper extremity after the blood in the arm has been drained using a large rubber tourniquet or esmarch. After the anesthetic is injected a cuff is inflated to keep the blood from returning to the arm during surgery. This type of technique is used in orthopedic procedures of hand and arm. ...Read more
Which receptors?: All cells in body have a large number of different receptors. What receptor do you have in mind? ...Read more
Sialolithiasis: The stones form from calcium and phosphate crystals often from dehydration, certain medications and sjogren's syndrome and may be pushed or encouraged out of the duct if it is small enough by firm massage or probing while larger stones may require a small incision sometimes the gland and the stone may have to be completely excised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have spinel stenois have had 2 pain blocks. Neither lasting. Vety long. What is my next best option?
Two options: You can choose to live with the symptoms & their restrictions & use a cane or walker if lumbar region assuming you have failed all treatment methods: medication, physical therapy, a 0 degree lordosis back support & epidural steroid injections which also applies for the neck but instead of the back support you can wear a soft collar backwards. Surgery is an option if medically stable & indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer