Shingles Symptoms Can Be Confusing

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A VIRAL infection of the nerve roots, shingles (varicella zoster) can be very painful. It often causes a rash on one side of the body, the left or right, and is most common in older adults and people with weak immune systems.

Vertebroplasy Manages Fractures

JERALD STABLER, at right, with Dr. Golovac. At 59 years old, Stabler was suffering from two very painful vertebral compression fractures related to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam.  After undergoing vertebroplasty he is able to stand, bend, twist, flex and even dance.

Nonsurgical Treatment Stabilizes Collapsed Vertebra: You don’t have to live with back pain from a compression fracture of the spine any more.

Spondylosis is General Term For Degenerative Diseases Affecting the Spine

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Spondylosis is a general term for the degenerative disease process affecting the spine.

Fibromyalgia Characterized By Widespread Pain

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Fibromyalgia can be frustrating—in addition to being painful and exhausting—because it’s misunderstood by many. Learn as much as you can, and educate your family and friends. It’s important to know that you’re not alone, and support groups offer a great source of help and advice.

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