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What Causes Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

What Causes Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

Does your back or butt hurt when you stand up or climb stairs? That pain's origin could be your sacroiliac joint. Sacroiliac joint pain is one of the causes of chronic lower back pain, and walking, standing, and sitting may worsen the pain. What is Sacroiliac Joint...

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7 Conditions that Cause Chronic Hip Pain

7 Conditions that Cause Chronic Hip Pain

Chronic hip pain is a condition that impairs daily activities while affecting the patient's quality of life. It results in mild or severe physical discomfort around the hip area. The prevalence of hip pain increases with age, occurring frequently due to an injury or a...

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Benefits of Lumbar Radiculopathy Treatment

Benefits of Lumbar Radiculopathy Treatment

When back pain begins to affect your quality of life, it's essential to identify and treat the cause of your discomfort. For 5% of patients with back pain and discomfort, lumbar radiculopathy is at the center of their symptoms.   What Is Lumbar Radiculopathy?...

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Treatment Options for Phantom Pain

Treatment Options for Phantom Pain

Phantom pain is a common and debilitating symptom that can persist even after a person has been declared free of cancer. It's estimated that up to 80% of the population experiences this phenomena, but there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Treatment typically depends...

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Can Nerve Blocks Help Reduce Cancer Pain?

Can Nerve Blocks Help Reduce Cancer Pain?

Cancer may be extremely painful. From the tumor pressing on and damaging nerves through the surgery and chemotherapy that one must undergo. To keep your pain under control, it's critical to have individualized cancer pain management. No matter how painful cancer can...

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Can Seasonal Activities Help Relieve Chronic Pain?

Can Seasonal Activities Help Relieve Chronic Pain?

Changes in weather are not always friendly when dealing with chronic pain. Warm weather comes with expectations of engaging more in outdoor activities. Pain may rob you of the chance to enjoy nice weather or participate in fun activities with friends and family. There...

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Imaging Tests for Spine Pain

Imaging Tests for Spine Pain

Spinal pain in the lumbar (lower back) and cervical (neck) regions is highly prevalent, and it is typically the source of many lost workdays. The thoracic spine can also be a site of spine pain, but since it is more rigid than the lumbar and cervical spines, it is...

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When to Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

When to Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

Older adults are more likely to suffer from pain problems. Studies reveal that approximately 92% of them live with at least one chronic condition. As a result, they underreport pain as they see it as part of aging. While we can associate some uncomfortable sensations...

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How Can Botox Help with Pain Management?

How Can Botox Help with Pain Management?

Chronic pain is one of the most frustrating conditions for anyone. Although there are many pain management strategies and therapeutic options, not everyone responds to them the same way. The effectiveness of the pain management strategy varies depending on the type of...

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Back Muscle Spasms: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Back Muscle Spasms: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Back pain is a nearly inevitable part of life, and an estimated 80 percent of the population will experience it at some point. While most back pains can be addressed through self-care, sometimes the pain is more severe and needs professional care. Often, bulging...

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Manage Chronic Pain with These 5 Simple Tips

Manage Chronic Pain with These 5 Simple Tips

Dealing with chronic pain is not a pleasant experience. Chronic pain usually begins after an accident or due to a medical condition.  You can differentiate chronic pain from short-term by how long it lasts. Chronic pain lasts longer than three months. Living with...

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Facts About CRPS: Symptoms and Treatment

Facts About CRPS: Symptoms and Treatment

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) really is a complex and painful syndrome. With this syndrome, the pain experienced by the sufferer is out of proportion to the potential cause or injury. This means that the aftereffects of the cause are much more painful than...

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9 Stretches to Relieve Nerve Pain

9 Stretches to Relieve Nerve Pain

Nerve pain can be so excruciating that it destabilizes your wellness. Fortunately, some exercises and stretches can relieve this discomfort. Is this your current state? 9 Stretches to Help Ease Nerve Pain 1. Sitting spinal stretch Spinal compression might be why you...

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Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment: What to Expect

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment: What to Expect

Diabetics' numbers continue to rise every year. Recent statistics show that 11% of the total US population has diabetes. This means that every 17 seconds, an American is diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is considered the fastest-growing chronic disease. It is...

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