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Why are antidepressants considered the most successful therapy of fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is classed as a disorder of pain processing due to abnormalities in how pain signals are processed in the central nervous system. 1 Antidepressants are now the most widely studied and, ...
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Scoliosis/Abnormal Spinal Curvature Treatment for adults

Is ''mild'' scoliosis fully recoverable in adults? Exercise or Full rest, which is more important in treatment? How scoliosis causes Pain in the back? What should be done to stop the pain? Give me a ...
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Opoid addiction telltale signs

If one is taking prescription opioids to manage backpain from an auto accident, what is the litmus test \ telltale sign that one is becoming addicted? What countermeasures can be taken to avoid ...
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Long term management of AC joint injury

What is the best way to deal with AC joint injury (Grade III) in the longer run, if the surgeon suggests that surgery is not a worthwhile option for the degree of injury I have? I regularly feel mild ...
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Are there time limits on when epidurals can be administered?

I'm not sure if this would be a hospital policy thing or a medical thing. Is it possible to get an epidural at 9cm or does it have to be administered earlier on?