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New Treatment For Back And Neck Pain

 A centre for the treatment of back and neck pain here has introduced a new ‘painless treatment without surgery and spinal injection’.

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Speaking to reporters here on Thursday, Dr Sasikumar, Physical Medicine Consultant at the Kumar International Back Pain Centre said this treatment was expected to boost medical tourism as the cost here would be around one-fifth compared to western countries.

The modern medical treatment being introduced here is for the treatment of back ailments specially for people suffering from disc-related problems, he said adding “the uniqueness of this painless treatment is that it is done without surgery and spinal injection”.

Latest advancements in physical medicine for the management of back and neck pain including IDD Therapay (USA), Electroceutical therapy (Germany), Class 4 laser (Italy) are combined with specific exercises and yoga and are brought under one roof for the first time in India, he said.

Former Medical Director of NMC Hospital, Dubai, Dr Sasikumar said this treatment has been 80 to 85 per cent effective in reducing pain from disc prolapse and spondylitis.

On the treatment, he said IDD machine distract precisely the affected disc thereby reducing the pressure and pain of nerves travelling to the arms and legs. Class 4 laser delivers energy and rejuvenates the damaged tissues and nerves.

While electroceutical tone signalling device that produces small pricking currents helps to relieve long standing pain due to blocking, he said.

He said plans are there to open similar non-surgical back and neck pain centres in other parts of Kerala, metro cities and also in Gulf countries.

Source:The Times Of India

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Hidden Gems

Experiences We Don’t Understand .

Sometimes we have an experience that we don’t understand, but if we look deeply, or wait long enough, a reason for that experience will usually reveal itself. All the events in our lives lead to other events, and all that we have manifested in this present moment is the result of past events and experiences. We cannot easily tease apart the many threads that have been woven together to create our current reality. Experiences that don’t make sense, as well as any that we regret, are just as responsible for the good things in our lives as the experiences we do understand or label as   good.

This is especially important to remember at times when we feel directionless or unsure of what to do. It is often at times like these that we take a job or move to a place without really knowing if it’s the right thing to do. We may ultimately end up leaving the job or the place, but often during that time we will have met someone who becomes an important friend, or we may have an experience that changes us in a profound way. When all the pieces of our life don’t quite make sense, we can remember that there may be some hidden gem of a reason that we are where we are having the experiences we are having.

It’s fun to look back on past experiences with an eye to uncovering those gems  the dreadful temporary job in a bland office building that introduced you to the love of your life; the roommate you couldn’t tolerate who gave you a book that changed your life; the time spent living in a city you didn’t like that led you into a deeper relationship with yourself. Remembering these past experiences can restore our faith in the present. Life is full of buried treasures. Chances are, you’re sitting on some right now.

Source:Daily Om