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In dentistry, a metal support that serves to attach a facing to a prosthesis.
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In dentistry, metal support that serves to attach a facing to a prosthesis.
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Patient discussion about backing

Q. My son is complaining about back pain. I also see that his back isn't straight. What can we do? My son is a adorable 8 years old. He is complaining about back pain, that bothers him after he walks a little. I also saw that his back isn't straight and looks like a S. is this deformity connected to his back pain?

A. The normal shape of the spine is very similar to the "S" shape as you can see here
But even if his back isn't deformated, he has back pain and you need to take care of that by going to your pediatrician.

Q. I want to know the treatments for back pain

A. well, tester1234, you are asking a very general question. back pain is a symptom. and the best way to get rid of a symptom is by eliminating the cause. back pain have many causes- not sitting right, posture problems, Spinal disc herniation, muscles not strong and long enough, kidney problems sometime feels like lower back problems. i had a problem with posture. so i went to Rolfing therapist- really helped.

Q. I have a lower back pain for more than 3 months what should I do? I am a 55 years old man, and i work as a truck-driver. In the last 3 months i have a back ache that is disturbing my life. Its really annoying me. When I wake up I am usually fine, but after 10 minutes of driving the pain starts and it doesn't stop till I go back to bed. What can I do? my GP told me to take Tylenol, but it's just not helping.

A. A constant low back pain can be a result of a lot of things. A friend of mine (63 years old) had a back pain and she didn't pay enough attention to it assuming its just nothing. In the end it was due to metastatic lung cancer.
here you can see the major "Red Flags" that encourage you take an extra appointment with your GP

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Athyron plans to first add additional production lines at its Kountze, TX location and then partner with strategic investors and manufacturers to rapidly expand by opening multiple plants located in close proximity to abundant sources of plastic scrap or carpet backing or both.
The only successful system is a membrane carpet backing laminated to carpet.
Again this is attributed to the calcium carbonate (CaC[O.sub.3]) content of PCW which comes from carpet backing during the recycling process.
Due to the limitations of manually actions, carpet backing and curing of the resin may not be the same as sizing machine.
After all, the only requirements for mold growth indoors are oxygen, a food source (e.g., drywall, wood, insulation, cardboard and paper, carpet backing, wallpaper adhesive, and many fabrics), and some form of moisture (e.g., water from leaky pipes or water intrusion, condensation, etc).
This same plastic technology has been used to develop carpet backing, which is now marketed by Dow Chemical.
"We can undercut that by 20%, and provide the same performance characteristics," he claims before telling how variations on this material are being formulated for seat, armrest, and instrument panel foam; floor mats; carpet backing; and molded NVH and splash shields.
Di-isodecyl phthalate: Used in a wide variety of products, including coverings on wires and cables, artificial leather, toys, carpet backing, and pool liners.
During the year the company invested pounds 2.2 million in a new carpet backing line at Kidderminster.
"The urethane foam goes to makers of carpet backing." That market has been volatile, with prices going as high as 50 cents per pound while at other times falling to as low as two cents per pound.
For the carpet shampooer ($195), "two" apparently is the magic number, as the unit has two revolving brushes that rotate in opposite directions to clean all sides of me carpet fiber, while two inlet nozzles provide added suction to prevent dirty water from soaking into the carpet backing or padding.