Posts Tagged ‘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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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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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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Drug-Free Care for Sports Injuries

Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior or a parent with a school-aged child who is involved in organized sports, sports injuries are a part of the game. Sports-related injuries are among the most common injuries that occur today. In fact, around two million high school students suffer from sports injuries each year…

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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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How Much Do You Know About Trigger Points?

Trigger points. Almost everyone experiences them from time to time but how much do you know about them? Brought on by stress, poor posture or workstation ergonomics, poor nutrition, low activity level  and more, trigger points are commonly characterized as muscle knots and are painful upon compression or contraction.

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Drug-Free Alternatives for Treatment of Pain

In the United States today, more than 33 million Americans ages 12 and older have misused prescription opiate drugs. In 2016 alone, there were more than 63,600 overdose deaths… that’s an average of 115 opioid overdose deaths per day. If nothing is done, A forecast by STAT predicts that as many as 650,000 people will…

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