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SCIATICA: ELECTROMAGNETIC THERAPY

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Using magnetic sources to influence the body’s state of health is, of course, not a new idea, but what is new is that today’s ever more sensitive electronic instruments can now track down and confirm the various effects. From this modern research into an ages-old therapy has emerged confirmation that some types of pain can [...]

SCIATICA: QUESTIONS YOUR DOCTOR MAY ASK

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Once you’ve made an appointment to see your doctor, it’s a good idea to spend a few minutes beforehand jotting some down quick notes about how your symptoms developed, so as to have the answer to any questions you may asked readily at hand. For example, try to recall when you first noticed any symptoms. [...]

SCIATICA: GREAT ENGINEERING BUT POOR DESIGN

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That the human spine can cope so well most of the time with all the demands that are placed upon it is truly a marvel, especially when you consider that its basic design leaves much to be desired. Reduced to its essentials, the spinal column consists of a bunch of building-blocks placed on top of [...]

TYPICAL FORMS OF SCIATIC PAIN

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As already noted briefly, sciatica can be experienced in a number of ways. Most typically it manifests itself as one or more of the following sensations, with some sufferers having more than one kind of sciatic pain or discomfort:

A pain that sufferers describe as ‘aching’, ’stinging’, or even ‘burning’, this either following a specific course, [...]

THE PHENOMENON OF REFERRED PAIN

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Just how difficulties in the back cause sciatic pain – this being a typical example of what is called ‘referred pain’ (medical name: synalgia), that is a pain that occurs in a part of the body other than where it might have been expected – will be explained in full in the next chapter. In [...]