Treatment Solutions For Neck Pain and Narcolepsy
October 29, 2018
From Narcolepsy to Neck Pain
On this episode of The Balancing Act, we’re covering all things health–from narcolepsy to neck pain.
First up, Behind the Mystery dives into narcolepsy, a chronic neurological condition in which the brain is not able to control normal sleep-wake cycles. We hear from a patient who’s life is effected and an expert in the field.
We’re all likely to be familiar with neck pain. For most of us, the aches and pains are occasional. But for some, neck and the associated arm pain can be severe and may lead to disability or the need for surgical intervention. With advanced technology, patients now have a few more options than they previously imagined. Zimmer Biomet’s Mobi-C, an artificial disc, is designed to maintain neck motion and provide pain relief.
Clinical trials are an opportunity for patients to receive promising new therapies, but they can be difficult to navigate. Learn how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Clinical Trial Support Center is helping guide patients.
There are approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, but only 5% of them have an approved treatment. Learn how early intervention, proper management strategies, and clinical trials are key for rare disease patients.
Friedreich’s Ataxia is a progressive and debilitating neurological disorder. It's important to recognize symptoms and obtain an early diagnosis to properly manage the condition.