Case studies

Lower Back Pain in Middle-aged Man

A middle-aged man comes to our clinic with severe back pain and a history of three unsuccessful surgeries in the area.

The problem started fifteen years ago with severe pain in the left hip. As time goes by, the problem gets even worse. Seven years ago, he has a CT scan that shows lumbar disc herniation at L5-S1.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia in Older Man

Older man with right trigeminal neuralgia.

The first episode of neuralgia occurred to this man a year and a half before coming to our clinic. Initially, the patient was examined by an ENT, he was prescribed with oral anti epileptic treatment and undergone injections with cortisone and local anesthetic without results. He continued to be in pain for the next three months and eventually the pain subsided by itself.

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Temporomandibular Joint Pain in Young Woman

A young female patient with severe neuropathic pain in the right temporomandibular joint.

The problem started 7 years before, her being at her 23 years of age, with alternating pain in the left and right TMJ. For a period of three years there was an attempt to treat the problem with medication offered by a neurologist, and in particular with a combination of antidepressants and antiepileptic drugs, but to no avail.

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ACL Tear in Young Skier

A young woman, at her thirties and an experienced skier, suffers from severe pain, swelling and instability in the left knee after a sky jump accident.

She is treated conservatively by an orthopedic with bracing and initially the symptoms subside. After one month, the pain returns milder, however, her left knee suffers from instability, is under active, limps and can not walk up and down the stairs.

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