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F I T 2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 3 7 Special Advertising Section If you are a current or past smoker age 50 to 74, have a 30-pack-per- year smoking history, a frst degree family history of lung cancer or have been exposed to asbestos and been a smoker, a lung cancer screening is highly recommended — Mindi Burch, RT, (R), (CT), (M), CNMT; Patient Navigator; Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana We strongly recommend exercise be included as part of a plan to manage chronic pain. Conditioning decreases the chance of injury or re-injury. Exercise improves mood and energy levels as well. Plus, exercising with a friend or in a group is a social outlet. We believe that a consistent exercise regimen can vastly improve your quality of life, increase activities of daily living and reduce pain. — Dr. Jason Lewis, Commonwealth Pain Associates What is RSD? Refex Sympathetic Dystrophy (sometimes called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) is a condition of intense burning pain, stiffness, swelling, and discoloration that most often affects the hands, arms, legs and feet. There are two types. Type 1 occurs after an illness or injury that did not directly damage a nerve in the affected area. Type 2 follows a distinct nerve injury. Both can be treated with Spinal Cord Stimulation. — Dr. A.J. Nair, Kentuckiana Pain Specialists HT

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