Although we may not realize it, any kind of major surgery is a serious life decision. Surgery can leave patients in pain, weak, bed bound, and even depressed. It is important to recover quickly and successfully so that you can resume all the activities you enjoy. Doctors, patients, and scientific research are proving that physical
Category: Pain Management
Are you experiencing nagging back aches and wonder where the source of pain is coming from? Your hip mobility plays a large role in supporting your back and limited hip motion can cause back pain. According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, nearly 65 million Americans reported a recent episode of back pain. 16 million
Osteoarthritis affects over 32.5 million US adults. Arthritis is characterized by progressive degeneration of the cartilage in the joint space. Wear and tear of the cartilage over time can lead to bone spurs, inflammation, pain, stiffness, and weakness. Arthritis can affect the joint mechanics which can lead to other muscles compensating for it. What Are
Do you notice that your bones and joints ache when it is cold or rainy outside? You may be wondering why certain joints flare up and stiffen based on the weather? Can you feel that a rainstorm is approaching because your whole body feels stiff? Many physicians have observed that more people feel pain on
Medial epicondylitis (commonly known as golfer’s elbow or thrower’s elbow) is a condition that develops when the tendons on the inside of the forearm become irritated, inflamed, and painful due to repetitive use of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. Golfer’s elbow is a form of tendinitis that affects the inner part of the elbow.
What is Piriformis Syndrome? Your piriformis muscle runs from your lower spine to the top of your thigh bone. Piriformis syndrome occurs when this muscle presses on your sciatic nerve (the nerve that goes from your spinal cord to your buttocks and down the back of each leg). This can cause pain and numbness in
Medication can be used to provide short-term relief, but if you are suffering from a chronic condition, it won’t change anything in the long-term.
If you are experiencing neck stiffness or soreness, you are not alone. Neck pain is one of the most common ailments among Americans. A strong neck can help prevent impairments in other parts of your body too. In order to prevent chronic neck pain, here are simple stretches and exercises that anyone can perform. 4
Are you experiencing intermittent or constant leg pain? It can be described as a dull ache, throbbing pain, or burning sensation. Do you feel numbness in your legs or feet? Leg pain or numbness may be the symptom of a variety of conditions. A correct diagnosis is essential for determining the most effective treatment. How