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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400If you live with chronic pain, life might seem unbearable at times. Unlike acute pain, which is the body's way of telling us that something is wrong, chronic pain is on-going pain that serves no useful purpose. This kind of pain could present in many different forms. It could be on-going back pain, rheumatism or arthritis which causes hand joint pain, inner knee pain, chronic headaches, or any pain associated with chronic illness. Chronic pain is pain that serves no useful purpose. It can be truly debilitating. Here are some useful tips on how to ease such pain and better manage it.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Sciatica or sciatica pain is a condition that results from the irritation or compression of one of the spinal nerve roots located at the back of the leg. The extent of this compression or the physical make-up of the individual determines the symptoms of sciatica. The range of symptoms could include a tingling sensation or numbness in the lower back, buttock or foot to acute episodes of pain or even difficulty in moving the leg.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400At present, there are effective therapies to address chronic back pain. Back pain often stems from different reasons - poor posture, prolonged sitting or standing, muscle imbalances, and more. Over time, the vertebra along the spine compresses, which causes pressure on the spinal nerves. This leads to back pain, and the pain can radiate to other parts of the body when the nerves are pinched or compressed. Non-surgical spinal decompression is proven to be one of the best methods for treating back pain. This FDA approved therapy is not only effective for back pain, but also treats spine related ailments.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Back pain is the pain which is usually instigated from the bones, nerves and also spine. The pain can be a sudden chronic pain. Along with the pain other symptoms are also prevalent like weakness, unresponsiveness of the muscles and a pricking sensation in the affected area. This pain is a very common concern. It can have many fundamental reasons but no particular cause could be there.
Sat, 03 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you want to have the best knee pain treatment then you should consult a good treatment center where on the basis of proper diagnosis different treatment options are adopted from holistic to chiropractic to physical therapy, each of them can prove to be helpful.
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Pain in the kneecap, also known as patella pain is one part of patellofemoral knee pain syndrome. Every year, more and more clients come in grumbling of generalized pain around the kneecap (patella) aggravated by activities such as squatting, stair climbing, or hiking over hilly terrain. Symptoms typically worsen during prolonged knee flexion (i.e., long car rides, sitting in class or in a movie theater). This article by Erik discusses the condition in depth.
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400About half of all golfers suffer with lower back painand about one third of progolfers play injured. Massage can work at helping you recovery from injuries and improving your gold game. We see it all the time on sports channels. How do they do it? That golf swing is really a work of art. Entailing such a complex array of finely coordinated movements, it's no wonder a golfer's body is considered a ticking time bomb for acute injury or chronic pain.
Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Back pain is one of the most common problems affecting both men and women, and there might be several reasons for this distressing condition. In some cases long working hours may be a major reason for back pain, and often it becomes very difficult to manage the pain. In such cases, it is very essential to get effective back pain treatment because delay in the treatment can lead to severe complications in the future.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Arthritic pain can flare up in your knees if you are over the age of 50. If you have osteoarthritis in your knees, you may be tempted not to exercise, even though it is very important to encourage a range of movement so that your knees do not completely stiffen and seize up. Painful symptoms may be keeping you immobile, and this can significantly affect the quality of your life. Having arthritis in your knees may seem like a challenging condition to deal with. After all, what can you do to help a condition in which the cartilage surrounding your knees is becoming increasingly damaged?
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Low back pain in golf players is very high due to improper swing mechanics and repetitive movements. Discover how manual therapy can prevent back pain in golfers. We watch it all the time on sports channels. How do they execute it? That golf swing is really a work of art. Entailing such a complex array of finely coordinated movements, it's no wonder a golfer's body is considered a ticking time bomb for acute injury or chronic pain.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400We see it all the time on sports channels. How do they accomplish it? That golf swing is in fact a work of art. Involving such a complex array of finely coordinated movements, it's no wonder a golfer's body is considered a ticking time bomb for acute injury or chronic pain. Myoskeletal mechanics for treating golfers low back pain. QL stretches to create space between the shoulder and pelvic girdles. Innovative muscle balancing and joint mobilization techniques. Excerpts from Myoskeletal Alignment for Low Back, Hip and Leg Pain.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400This is the second part of a three part article series on Erik Dalton's clinical pain management Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques running in Massage Magazine's 2002 January/February, March/April and May/June issues.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Neck pain is a common ailment that can easily be cured with an orthopedic pillow. Here is a great and simple tip: change your pillows! You will be surprised to know that by merely changing your sleeping pillows, you will be eliminating neck pain. Here are some thoughts, and reasons why this is so.
Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Back pain is a common condition, affecting both men and women. It can affect people of any age, and the pain can be acute or chronic. If you do not take sufficient precautionary measures to get relief, it can affect the quality of your life and functionality in many ways. Physical therapy is an effective treatment option that can help relieve back pain.
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Low back pain is not age-related. It affects many people, young and old, and they are forever seeking a solution to the question as to what to do for lower back pain. There are many reasons for the pain and treating it is impossible without diagnosing the cause. Hectic work schedule, poor posture, simple muscle strain, increased muscle contraction, herniated disc or slipped disc, renewed stress on the joints, injuries, bacterial infection in the bone (osteomyelitis) or age-related factors -- all can lead to the development of low back pain and severely limit a person's active, independent lifestyle.
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Experiencing neck pain is not easy. Anyone can suffer from neck pain at any point in his life. Neck pain can be caused by stress, incorrect sleeping posture, or even by a lack of sleep. The irony is that neck pain itself can cause you to lose sleep. What's worse is that if the pain continues throughout the day, it can disrupt your daily routines and affect your productivity at work.
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400At one point in our lives, we have all experienced neck pain at night time. We tend to feel stiffness along the area. We have tried some terrible neck exercises that may have made the pain more severe than usual. Only to find out now that there is indeed a simple solution to the problem. This one is called the orthopedic pillow.
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400People do not need to suffer back pains if they merely identify how to take care of this condition suitably. Different therapeutic treatments can be done to be able to individuals who practice various back injuries and picking the proper mixture of therapies is a main component of any healing regimen.
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Amid the most popular medical conditions in the body, back pain is one circumstance that has no outwardly noticeable symptoms. This makes it hard to diagnose. The signs of severe back pain is really agonizing because the slight actions can already be a big awful pain. Mild back pains can also be complicated to tolerate too.
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Anyone can suffer from neck pain at any time. That is because the condition is often caused by factors that we tend to take for granted, such as our posture and the position in which we sleep at night. When we sleep in the wrong position, or move about with incorrect posture, our neck muscles are subjected to a lot of pressure. As this pressure builds up, our muscles become strained, resulting in pain. Orthopedic pillows may help relieve and prevent such pain by addressing its causes.
Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400When you talk about pain, back pain is the most common health issue basically every individual suffers from.Moreover, over a period of time back pain gets chronic, means it comes back after some time period. Previously, ladies in their late 30's used to encounter back pain, the primary reason may well be due to sitting for too long working hrs, bending a lot due to household chores, improper sitting as well as standing positions, over weight, insufficient calcium as well as appropriate minerals or may be due to giving birth to babies.
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Being the most flexible joint in the human body, the shoulder is prone to injuries and dislocation that is usually very painful. A dislocated shoulder can limit the range of motion and impair function. Physical therapy exercises for the shoulder are highly beneficial and effective in treating pain, stiffness and other issues that affect this region of the body. There are many kinds of such exercises that reduce shoulder pain. Each type is intended to help a person recover from a particular shoulder injury or to aid in the improvement of function.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Neck pain is a prevalent condition that could hit anyone at anytime. A simple solution to eliminate neck pain and help you sleep better is an orthopedic pillow. With these specially engineered foam pillows, you can sleep better as the shape and design eases your body into a relaxing position. It also relieves back and shoulder pain. Find out more about orthopedic pillows and how it can help.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Lower back pain is one of the most frequent causes of job-related disability and why some people miss work. It is also the second most prevalent neurological ailment in the United States, second only to headache. In fact, approximately 80 percent of adults in Western countries have, at some point, experienced lower back pain. For some fortunate people, pain in the lower back may be resolved by itself or with the aid of medicine within two to four weeks. However, there are some cases of lower back pain that may last for more than a few weeks, for the duration of which case the situation is termed as "chronic" and "progressive," meaning it can only grow worse over time.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Chronic back pain is pain that is persistent and has been troubling you for more than three months. It is often difficult to identify the exact cause of chronic pain, which is progressive in nature and therefore required immediate treatment. When considering chronic back pain treatment in New York City, take some time to locate a pain management center that has been offering commendable services for quite some time. Dedicated pain management facilities provide innovative, result-oriented, minimally invasive treatment with maximum focus on patient comfort and safety. Such a center will ensure that even if the pain is not completely driven away, it is made tolerable so that maximum function is restored to your body.