Posts Tagged ‘Chronic Pain’

Relaxation Tips to Help Alleviate Chronic Pain

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain in the U.S. today. With a greater need that ever before for treatments that are safe, effective and do not rely on drugs, pain management is a hot topic nearly everywhere you go. As we discussed in the previous post, chronic pain can have several causes,…

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Chronic Pain Begins with the Brain

For many people who suffer from chronic back pain, traditional treatments leave them unsatisfied and even worse, still in pain. Physical therapy, injections, drugs and even surgeries offer temporary relief at best, and often more pain and debilitation. However, as more and more patients are searching for effective treatments for chronic pain, and more is…

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Concussions and the Elderly

While athletes account for a great number of concussions sustained in the U.S. each year, they are certainly not the only concussion patients. People over the age of 75 have the highest rate of concussions, often occurring from a fall. As slips and falls become more common with age, and older adults recover slower than…

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Concussions and Athletics… What You Need to Know

As more and more students and athletes are actively playing a variety of contact sports, the rate of concussions has steadily increased in recent years. Whether a high-school or collegiate athlete, a professional or semi-professional athlete or a weekend warrior, the concerns around sustaining and effectively treating concussions are very real. In the U.S. today,…

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The Power of Brain Plasticity

What if you could positively affect your brain in just 30 days? If asked, nearly everyone would like to improve brain function, memory and process information faster. Changing the brain for the better is easier than one might think. The secret to improving brain function lies in brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, which refers…

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Better Options for the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

Millions of Americans suffer from the pain associate with peripheral neuropathy and unfortunately, many have been told that the only way to deal with the pain is through drug therapies that simply mask the pain rather than addressing the underlying issues that are the source of the pain. We believe that there is a better…

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When A Dizzy Spell Signals Something More Serious

Everyone experiences a dizzy spell now and then but sometimes that bout of dizziness is actually an indicator of a more serious problem such as balance disorder. There are a variety of balance disorders and they are quite common. In fact, nearly 90 million people — and more than one in twenty children — in…

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Alternative Treatment Options Amid Rising Drug Costs

The costs associated with neurological diseases are staggering. In fact, some sources put the annual cost for Americans suffering from nine of the most common neurological diseases at around $789 billion.  Pharmaceuticals represent a significant portion of that amount. And those numbers are on the increase as our population ages. The costs related to dementia…

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Light Therapy Gives Migraine Sufferers New Hope

Many migraine sufferers will recoil at the slightest light when in the throes of a migraine headache. But what if the potential existed for healing and relief through light therapy? Some new studies and experts in the care and treatment of migraine headaches are looking to answer that very question… a welcome proposition for the…

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Healing and Recovery in Minutes

Each moment of each day, our hearts and circulatory systems are hard at work delivering blood to our tissues. With each heartbeat, blood carries oxygen and nutrients to all of our cells. This system that connects all the cells of our organs and body parts and carries the approximately five liters of blood in the…

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