Re: back pain,elbows,arms, knees,hands,ears,head

I agree with Dr. Dave. To me it sounds like you have more of a sytemic problem. Meaning it affecting all your joints. If you had pain down the upper or lower extremity there are tests we can do to determine if indeed its a pinched nerve. Typically a pinched nerve will show a distinctive pattern. If you hurt all over, it could be a host of problems. What I would do is order an arthritic panal. Another consideration that I have diagnosed over the years, and is becoming more prominent today is Lymes disease. It typically has a dinstinctive rash that will accompany it (bullseye). Not saying you have this, just a thought. Seeing an internist or a good chiropractor for some lab work is a good idea regardless of what you other chiropractor found with his machine. by the way, those machines (surface emg, thermography) aren't very sensitive.

Posted By doc4bax on August 26, 2007 at 12:08:33:

In Reply to: back pain,elbows,arms, knees,hands,ears,head posted by Larry on August 20, 2007 at 14:49:58:

Silicone inserts leave the epicondyle pressure-free and provide an intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema.

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