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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

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Back Pain
1586
80%
Pregnancy
34
91%
Chronic Pain
5
100%
Fibromyalgia
5
100%
Mononucleosis
4
100%
Overall, 81% (1666 Members) find Bedrest helpful
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Bedrest Reviews

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Unfortuanetly it seems to be the only thing that does work. With 2 kids its also the most difficult! Most of the time I do not chose it - my back choses it for me.
Working / Worked
using an heating pad.
Working / Worked
Helps but boring.
Working / Worked
Sometimes makes it worse
Working / Worked
Definitely works but is so boring!
Working / Worked
still trying for days at a time. Sometimes that's all that helps. I also use thermacare heat wraps or a heating pad, I sleep on a low density foam mattress.
Working / Worked
Had to be off my feet and get the pressure off my spine.
Working / Worked
not for too long or I get back spasms.
Working / Worked
Only thing that really helps me is ibuprofen and lying flat. I take Valium for muscle spasms, but I am lucky and don't have them unless I do something really stupid.
Working / Worked
Helps when the pain gets really bad and movement hurts. Laying on my side or stomach takes the pressure off my back and helps.
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Discussions

  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]