Chronic Back & Neck Pain
Back pain and neck pain are two of the most common problems affecting adults of all ages. While most painful episodes are only temporary, those afflicted with chronic conditions endure long term suffering that can deal a serious blow to the quality of everyday life.

As part of this issue’s special focus on bones and joints, Better Health turned to Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham, an orthopedic surgeon and Director of Bumrungrad’s Spine Specialists Center, for an expert look at how advances in treating chronic back and neck pain are helping patients enjoy healthier, less painful lives.
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January 14, 2011
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Healthier Joints
Your joints need preventive health, too.
Although joint pain is an all-too-common result of the aging process and everyday wear-and-tear, it doesn’t have to be inevitable. Better Health examines the important preventive steps that can keep joints and bones in good health and free from pain year after year.
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Injury Prevention
Regular exercise and sporting activities play important roles in a healthy lifestyle. But improper techniques and lack of preparation can put even the most active people at risk for serious injuries.
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January 14, 2011
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Health Briefs
  • Exercising when young helps bones age better.
  • The dangers of sitting too long.
  • Movement helps Achilles tendon healing

 

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January 14, 2011
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Posture Matters
Painful joint and bone ailments aren’t solely a matter of getting older.  Everyday bad habits and unhealthy lifestyle choices are behind a growing number of bone problems affecting adults of all ages.

It’s time to challenge the conventional wisdom that getting older is the main cause of bone and joint problems

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January 14, 2011
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M.D. Focus

Bumrungrad welcomes new doctors.

Take an up-close look at the individual specialties and backgrounds ofsome of the recent additions to Bumrungrad’s medical team.

Providing the highest standards of patient care requires a hospital-wide commitment and  professional expertise. Bumrungrad continues to strengthen its team of over 1,200 world  class doctors by recruiting physicians of the highest caliber, offering outstanding professional credentials and advanced training across the full spectrum of medical sub-specialties.

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January 14, 2011
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Q & A

Pain in the back and neck, and other bone and joint ailments, are pervasive problems — and the source of some interesting questions from Better Health readers.

Dr. Wasin Kulsomboon, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, helps shed light on bone and joint-related health issues.

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January 14, 2011
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Cancer Treatment Trends
New technologies, advanced techniques, and scientific breakthroughs are revolutionizing treatments and making the fight against cancer more winnable than ever.
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January 14, 2011
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Half Identical Stem Cell Transplantation
The doctor who introduced half-identical stem cell transplantation to Thailand explains how the new procedure is helping defeat one of the most formidable types of cancer.
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January 14, 2011
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Nutrition & Cancer

Nutrition plays vital role for patients battling cancer.

Good nutrition habits are helping cancer patients overcome treatment side effects while boosting their immune systems.

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January 14, 2011
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