Chronic Pain Management: Our Best Tips to Help You Avoid It

January 7, 2019

Chronic pain is in the news a lot, especially as research shows how many people are affected by it. There’s a lot of information about opioids, the strong pain medications often used to try to manage pain. Though they can be great for acute pain, researchers are finding that they are not necessarily as helpful…

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Stretches for Drivers and Passengers to Relieve Back Pain on Road Trips

December 3, 2018

Road trips can be great fun, especially when ending with relaxation, delicious food, and good times with family; however they can also lead to stiffness and back pain. By taking a little time along your route to perform a few stretches, you can significantly cut down on stiffness and back pain. Both passengers and drivers…

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Did You Know? Nerve Pain Feels Different for Everyone

November 5, 2018

If you talk to people who deal with nerve pain, each person will probably describe the pain differently. Some might even describe it in several different ways! If you’re wondering whether you have a pinched nerve, you might discount your pain because it’s so different from other people’s experience. The truth is that many people…

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Simple Stretches and Exercises to Alleviate Back Pain

October 1, 2018

Many people suffer from back pain. It’s one of the most common ailments of adults in the US. While some people get back pain because of an injury or a specific health condition, for most people it develops over time. One of the major culprits for this gradual development of pain is sitting in the…

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How EMG/NCS Testing Helps Doctors Diagnose Pain Conditions

September 3, 2018

Many people develop chronic pain conditions over the course of their lives. This can be due to a traumatic injury, degeneration because of repetitive movements, or a chronic disease like diabetes. Along with tests like x-rays, MRI, and CT scans, EMG/NCS testing can help doctors determine the cause of pain and the existence and extent…

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