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(also known as Bed Rest)
Bedrest as a medical treatment refers to staying in bed day and night as a treatment for an illness or medical condition, especially when prescribed or chosen rather than resulting from severe prostration or imminent death. Even though most patients in hospitals spend most of their time in the hospital beds, bedrest mo... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

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Condition Members Success
Back Pain
Chronic Pain
Overall, 81% (1694 Members) find Bedrest helpful

Bedrest Reviews

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Initial onset of injury this was my option for relief along with prescriptions.
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it works a little while, I have to have frozen ice packs up and down my spine whenever I lay down on my back.
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It works sometimes.
Working / Worked
not good
Working / Worked
Best thing so far. It helps my spine stretch.
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I spend most of my days switching between various positions in my bed. I will lay on one or the other side for a while, then my stomach, then sit up for a while, etc.
Working / Worked
yuck, but necessary at times.
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Only works for a short time, no more than two days or it worsens my pain
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I use this when I fall.
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Takes the pressure off to relieve the pain. Sometimes, need to elevate the knees 90 degrees to relieve pain.
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  1. Discussion: Bed Rest
    until you scab over well you are contagious and i am sure you have felt totally miserable anyways so staying put is the best. nerves heal so incredibl... [More]
  2. Discussion: Bed Rest??
    I've never had a FET, but I don't know why it would be different than an IVF ET. My RE actually recommends 4 days of bedrest/lying on the couch with ... [More]
  3. Discussion: Bed Rest??
    Good question. I think that rest does help in the first week. For my FET, my clinic put me on 24 hr bed rest but mentioned it is more important to n... [More]
  4. Discussion: Bed Rest??
    Ok, so our first fresh IVF cycle failed and we are now gearing up for our FET at the end of this month. For the fresh, my RE had recommended 48 hours ... [More]
  5. Discussion: Bed Rest
    I have been stuck on bed rest since I was diagnosed on the 18th. I'm only allowed to leave the house if I have to go to the doctor. I go back to the... [More]