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5 Tips for Living Better with Chronic Pain

5 Tips for Living Better with Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain is a constant, uphill battle. It affects every facet of your life and can sap the joy out of your life. But while living better with chronic pain may seem like a far-fetched dream, it's actually possible to live a happy, fulfilled life despite...

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Manipulative Therapy for Chronic Spine Pain

Manipulative Therapy for Chronic Spine Pain

Pain and spine care is slowly becoming a pain point for many families with relatives suffering from the condition. As a result, leading muscle pain management organizations have been forced to develop innovative pain management strategies for their patients. One such...

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How Pain Management and Care Can Help Patients

How Pain Management and Care Can Help Patients

Living with pain is a condition that a lot of people dread. Unfortunately, due to various circumstances, you may find yourself with it. Regardless of the type of pain you experience - acute or chronic - you need to find ways of managing it. Read on to find out more....

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Trigger Points: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Trigger Points: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Most people have experienced muscle tension pain at some point. While the pain usually resolves itself after a few weeks, muscle pain persists in some cases. Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder that affects the musculoskeletal system. The pain...

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How Chronic Pain is Detected in the Nervous System

How Chronic Pain is Detected in the Nervous System

Chronic pain, also referred to as persistent pain, occurs when an ongoing tissue gets damaged. In some cases, there is no physical cause of pain and it can persist long after healing. Mostly the pain itself is a disorder rather than being a symptom of a particular...

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Knee Ligament Injuries and How They Are Treated

Knee Ligament Injuries and How They Are Treated

The ligaments in your knees are strong enough to handle the rigors of everyday life. As strong as they are, however, they are not immune to damage. Injuries to the knee ligaments can be debilitating, painful, and frightening when they first happen. But, they do not...

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Kyphoplasty for Vertebral Fractures

Kyphoplasty for Vertebral Fractures

A vertebral fracture or a break in one of the spinal vertebrae is a condition that can make it difficult for individuals to move freely. When a vertebral break occurs the bone fragments may rub against each other, resulting in debilitating pain. In this article, we...

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How the Nervous System Detects and Interprets Pain

How the Nervous System Detects and Interprets Pain

How your Nervous System Detects and Interprets Pain is nothing short of miraculous. Think about it. How does your brain know the difference from a feather touch to a pinch, or what about the fact that your brain knows when you're in pain?  So, does that mean that if...

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The Vertiflex Procedure for Spinal Stenosis

The Vertiflex Procedure for Spinal Stenosis

It has been estimated that 95 percent of the population has degenerative changes of the spine by the time they reach the age of 50.[i] There are 14 million Americans suffering from symptoms related to spinal stenosis, with approximately 600,000 more added annually....

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Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

You may never realize how crucial your back health is until you're in pain. Your back muscles are engaged in virtually every daily movement you perform — sitting down, walking, bending, and more! As a result, back pain can be frustrating at best and completely...

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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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