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Ways to Release a Frozen Shoulder

Ways to Release a Frozen Shoulder

It is estimated that between two and five percent of the U.S. population suffer from frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) at some point. The pain, discomfort and limited motion that come with a frozen shoulder can be frustrating. If left untreated, this...

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4 Things to Stop Doing if You Have Spinal Stenosis

4 Things to Stop Doing if You Have Spinal Stenosis

Pain is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong and needs your attention. Those living with a spinal stenosis know this too well and constantly being in pain leads to the detriment of their overall health and well-being.  People with this condition tend...

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Managing Cancer Pain & Remaining Positive Through it All

Managing Cancer Pain & Remaining Positive Through it All

Every person diagnosed with cancer has pain at some point, and the type and stage of cancer can determine the extent of the pain. A lot of the time you're dealing with the pain at home, so there may not be any fast acting intravenous (IV) medication to give you. But...

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When Shoulder Pain Means Arthritis

When Shoulder Pain Means Arthritis

It's happened to all of us at some point. We start waking up with a mysterious ache in one of our shoulders and can't figure out what's changed. Since we can't remember any recent injuries or direct cause for the pain, we may start to wonder: does this mean arthritis...

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Spinal Cord Injuries And Their Impact Throughout The Body

Spinal Cord Injuries And Their Impact Throughout The Body

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) occur when you injure or damage your vertebral column or spinal cord, causing lifelong shifts in strength, sensation, and other autonomous functions below the injury. This is referred to as traumatic SCI. Whereas arthritis, inflammation,...

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Got Hurt on the Job? We Can Help

Got Hurt on the Job? We Can Help

Workplace injuries are much more common than many people think. While some types of work such as construction jobs, law enforcement or firefighting, or physically demanding jobs such as furniture moving are obviously more prone to creating hazardous working...

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How to Manage Your Arthritis Pain During the Winter

How to Manage Your Arthritis Pain During the Winter

During the winter months, the cold temperatures can contribute to increased discomfort for people who suffer from aches and pains. The low temperatures can cause joints to expand, stiffen up and become more sensitive to pain. This could exacerbate arthritis and make...

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Managing Your Diabetic Neuropathy

Managing Your Diabetic Neuropathy

One type of problem that can develop from diabetes is known as diabetic neuropathy. It's a type of nerve damage that can result in tingling and pain in the hands and feet. It can lead to ulcers that won't heal as well as amputations. If you suffer from it, there are...

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Painful Joint Conditions Don’t Have To Ruin Your Life

Painful Joint Conditions Don’t Have To Ruin Your Life

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one in three people have doctor-diagnosed arthritis and/or joint ailments comparable to arthritis. They also suggest that by conservative estimates, the number of adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis in the U.S. is...

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What to Expect When Seeing a Pain Management Doctor

What to Expect When Seeing a Pain Management Doctor

Living with chronic pain is not for the faint of heart. It makes sleeping, walking, sometimes even just sitting watching TV a chore. It's hard to watch a loved one deal with chronic pain. There are feelings of helplessness and fear about what to do and who to see. But...

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Everything to Know About Radiofrequency Lesioning

Everything to Know About Radiofrequency Lesioning

If pain management treatments or interventional medicine do not provide you relief from chronic pain, radiofrequency lesioning may be the solution to your problem. What is Radiofrequency Lesioning? Radiofrequency lesioning (RFL) is a pain management procedure that...

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Joint Injections For Pain – Are They Right For You?

Joint Injections For Pain – Are They Right For You?

Many people in the US live with chronic joint pain on a daily basis. According to a study by the CDC, "Almost 15 million US adults live with severe joint pain related to arthritis" alone. Many people tend to be more comfortable with OTC drugs such as NSAIDs,...

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Is Botox Effective for Chronic Migraine Relief?

Is Botox Effective for Chronic Migraine Relief?

Those suffering from chronic migraines know just how detrimental the condition can be. Migraine symptoms are often so overwhelming that they can take over your whole day, making it next to impossible to focus on anything other than the pain itself. These symptoms can...

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Why Safely Managing Chronic Pain Medication Matters

Why Safely Managing Chronic Pain Medication Matters

Everyone experiences acute pain from time to time, but those who suffer from chronic pain know that it can cast a shadow over every part of your life. The persistent nature of chronic pain can make everyday tasks challenging. It can greatly limit physical activity,...

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What You Should Know About Shingles Pain and Treatment

What You Should Know About Shingles Pain and Treatment

Shingles is a disease that causes intense physical discomfort, affects your nerves, and is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus responsible for chickenpox. How Did I Get Shingles? When you have chickenpox, some virus escapes into the nervous...

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