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Understanding Fibromyalgia

If you have fibromyalgia, you know what it’s like to live with chronic, widespread pain, headaches, and a foggy brain. Here we take a deeper dive into the history of and science behind this chronic condition.

Jul 7th, 2021
Common Causes of Spinal Stenosis

Width matters. For instance, a narrow waist is good; a narrow mind is bad. When it comes to your spine, narrowing is definitely a negative, as it means you have spinal stenosis. But how did you get it? Here are the common culprits.

Jun 16th, 2021
What Are the Treatment Options for Whiplash?

Like the crack of Indiana Jones’ whip, a rear-end car crash makes your neck neck snap forward and back with such great velocity and force that it can easily damage the soft tissue within. Here’s what to do for whiplash.

May 6th, 2021
4 Types of Neuropathy

When you cut your finger, your nerves send signals to your brain telling it where the pain is. But when your nerves are damaged, the nerve itself becomes the source of pain. This is called neuropathy. Learn how to spot the four main types of nerve pain.

Apr 5th, 2021
5 Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

It’s hard to imagine life without sports. They entertain, provide exercise, teach valuable lessons, and for pros, serve as a source of income. But all that comes at a cost — frequent injuries. Here’s how to keep playing and avoid the pain.

Mar 8th, 2021
Are You a Candidate for a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

When all the at-home tricks fail, and even medicine and surgery can’t stop your pain, you may need to override your nerves and stop the pain at its source. Find out if spinal cord stimulation can turn off your pain.

Feb 12th, 2021
Why Exercise Is So Important in Managing Joint Pain

When you feel pain, you stop moving — common sense, right? Not always. It depends on what type of pain you’re feeling. Find out how activity is actually the remedy for, not the cause of, some joint pain.

Jan 11th, 2021
The Role Weight Plays in Your Disc Health

The list of complications from being overweight runs long, with diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension at the top. What you may not know is that every extra pound you carry also risks hurting your discs — here’s how.

Dec 16th, 2020
When to Seek Medical Care for Neck Pain

There’s a reason people use the phrase “a pain in the neck” so often — it’s the perfect way to describe things that annoy you and cause discomfort and distress. But it’s more than a cliché. Find out when that crick in your neck needs medical care.

Nov 8th, 2020
Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Your body is slowly shrinking. As you age, your muscles, heart, brain, and sex organs decrease in size with no consequence. But when your spine narrows, it really hurts. Here’s what you need to know about spinal stenosis.

Oct 11th, 2020
Using Regenerative Medicine to Manage Abdominal Pain

If abdominal pain has you hunching over in agony and missing out on daily activities and important life events, you not only need relief, you need a lasting solution. Here’s how regenerative medicine can deliver both.

Sep 22nd, 2020
Immediate Help for Your Whiplash Injury

Car crashes are the most common cause of whiplash, but not the only one. Anything that jerks your head back-and-forth can give you the same pain in the neck, like falling, being shaken, or colliding in sports. Here’s what to do if it happens to you.

Aug 18th, 2020
Is There Any Cure for Fibromyalgia?

You ache all over but have nothing to prove it. Medical tests come back negative, and doctors just shrug their shoulders and send you to yet another specialist. All you want is a cure for the pain of fibromyalgia. Is there any hope?

Jul 21st, 2020
Am I A Candidate for a Pain Pump?

Chronic pain affects every aspect of your life — mental, emotional, relational, and physical — and robs you of activity, freedom, and joy. But a pain pump can put you back in control. Find out if you’re a candidate.

Jun 24th, 2020
Understanding the Different Types of Neuralgia

When you feel a sudden shooting pain or burning sensation but there’s no obvious reason, you may have neuralgia — but what kind? Here are the many faces of neuralgia and all you need to know about them.

May 29th, 2020
Injection Therapy for Joint Pain

Creaky knees, achy elbows, and stiff shoulders can make it hard to do the things you love. And the pain makes it hard to do the rehab required to heal and recover. Find out how injection therapy can alleviate joint pain and turn your life around.

Feb 29th, 2020
Understanding Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome

Occasional pain is a part of life. Aches come and go. But if you have nagging pain in one extremity for more than a few months, it could be chronic regional pain syndrome. Here’s what you need to know.

Jan 31st, 2020
Why It's So Important to Catch Scoliosis Early

Between 6-9 million Americans live with scoliosis. And, while it can affect people of all ages, it’s most common in children between 10-15 years of age. Keep reading to learn why early detection is key when it comes to managing this common condition.

Nov 30th, 2019
Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain

Since sciatica most often results from a herniated spinal disc, any factor that contributes to herniation raises your risk. Additional body weight can often create forces on your joints that are much greater than the amount of weight itself.

Sep 30th, 2019
The Dangers of Tech Neck

Do you have constant tension and pain in your neck? It could be connected to living in a digital world where we fixate on small screens for hours at a time. Find out if “tech neck” could be the root of your pain.

Aug 15th, 2019
Dealing With Nerve Pain When You Have Diabetes

Living with diabetic nerve pain, or peripheral neuropathy, can be debilitating. While the first step is managing your blood sugar, there are other things you can do to help ward off your pain and the progression of symptoms.

Jun 4th, 2019