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Luckily, Sienna is a phenomenal sleeper. Lately, she's been sleeping 11-12 hours straight through the night! After a couple bouts of teething, we've been enjoying a wonderful string of good night's sleep. Last night, however, we fed Sienna something new with dinner. She had a few pieces of roasted zucchini. Apparently, the zucchini (in addition to several green beans she'd eaten early in the day) upset her stomach. She woke up a couple times and cried like she was actually in pain! Since she's not much of a crier, I knew she really wasn't feeling well.
When she woke up at 11:00 pm, I had just drifted off to sleep. I woke up quickly and disconnected my pump before dashing into her room. Here's my dilemma with the pump... several of my cozy pajama pants don't have pockets. When I'm wearing them around the house, I'll usually stick my pump in the band of my underwear! This works fine when I'm sitting around and relaxing. When Sienna wakes up and needs some extra rockin...
Alternative Names Total knee replacement; Knee arthroplasty; Knee replacement - total; Tricompartmental knee replacement; Subastus knee replacement; Knee replacement - minimally invasive; Knee arthroplasty - minimally invasive References Crockarell JR, Guyton JL. Arthroplasty of the knee. In: Canale ST, Beatty JH, eds. Campbell 's Operative Orthopaedics . 11th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2007:chap 6. Jones CA, Beaupre LA, Johnston DW, Suarez-Almazor ME. Total joint arthroplasties: current concepts of patient outcomes after surgery. Rheum Dis Clin North Am . 2007; 33(1): 71-86. Leopold SS. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis. N Engl J Med . 2009;360:1749-1758.
Full Question: I wake up every morning with a soreness in the back of my neck and a hang-over like headache which makes me nauseous. I do not drink. I have had previous neck discectomy and fusion at three levels. I suffer from chronic muscle tightness in neck and shoulders. The headache lasts all day. Any suggestions? Jonathan. Answer: Dear Jonathan; You most probably have cervicogenic headaches based on your former neck problems. I suspect you don't sleep well, and I would recommend you talk to your physician about a medication called tizanidine (Zanaflex), which reduces muscle spasm and helps sleep. It also helps chronic daily headaches. Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert If you need to find a headache and Migraine specialist, please see our listing of patient recommended specialists . Another good source of information and support is our forum . To post to the forum, you'll need to register, even if you're already regis...
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