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New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid...
Posted 12/07/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MySpondylitisTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with spondylitis isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Acupuncture: A New Look at an Ancient Remedy

By Len Canter, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Yet it's still viewed with some skepticism in...
Posted 11/09/2018

Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly, researchers report.Their review of...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Get the most out of MySpondylitisTeam by tailoring your own team!

Get the most out of MySpondylitisTeam by tailoring your own team! A team is a group of people that you feel most connected to on MySpondylitisTeam. You can stay updated on their posts, and as your team grows, you’ll notice more support from others...
Posted 10/03/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MySpondylitisTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be...
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/27/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better.An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust."If something doesn't...
Posted 08/20/2018
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Spondylitis – The Path to Diagnosis

Spondylitis is typically diagnosed and treated by a rheumatologist – a specialist in autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases. However, most people with chronic (lasting for at least three months) low back pain go first to their primary care...
Posted 08/16/2018
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