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New Migraine Medications

In the U.S. alone, more than 4 million people suffer from chronic migraines. Many of these people miss work and cannot function normally during a migraine attack. Despite how common and how debilitating migraines can be, many migraine sufferers do not seek treatment though there

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Alcohol and pain medication

Alcohol can have serious side effects on its own but when mixed with prescription painkillers, the effects can be lethal. There are many different types of painkillers available to those who suffer from chronic pain, but a good rule of thumb is to not consume

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CRPS

CRPS and How to Live with It

You may be asking, “What is CRPS?” CRPS is a chronic condition that causes constant, burning like or fire-like pain, usually in an arm or leg. Patients are often sensitive even to light touch.  CRPS typically manifests after an injury such as a fracture or

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Viscosupplementation

How Can Viscosupplementation Help You?

Chronic knee pain that’s caused by arthritis is an unpleasant situation that many people across the nation have to experience every day.    If you’re affected by knee osteoarthritis and are seeking knee pain relief, there is another option where others have failed. Viscosupplementation is

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Vertebral compression

All You Need to Know about Vertebral Compression Fractures

If you’re experiencing severe back pain and have noticed a loss of height, you may have a vertebral compression fracture. This type of injury is typically associated with osteoporosis, though it can happen as a result of back trauma.    There are multiple factors, symptoms,

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Severe back pain

What You Can Do About Age-Related Back Pain

It’s not uncommon for older adults to develop back problems that can result in severe back pain. As we age, time takes a toll on our bodies overall, especially our backs.    You may be wondering, “What can cause lower back pain?” There are several

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Pain block

The Benefits of Sympathetic Nerve Blocks

Do you suffer from chronic pain that gets in the way of your day to day life? Do traditional chronic pain management methods not work for you? If this describes your situation, you may benefit from a procedure known as a sympathetic nerve block.   

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Herniated disc pain

Everything to Know About Endoscopic Discectomy

If you have back problems that are causing consistent pain, you may be in need of an endoscopic discectomy. A back injury can cause you to have a herniated disc, which can cause debilitating pain that doesn’t go away on its own. You may need

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sport injuries

What to Know About Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common forms of injury that occur when participating in sports or exercise. They typically stem from overtraining, a lack of conditioning, or poor technique.    What Is a Sports Injury? Soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments are the most commonly

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Working Out With Back Pain

Working out and staying fit are necessities in living a long, healthy life. “But my back hurts!”, is something a lot of people say, and it keeps them from doing the things they love. However, even if you’ve sustained a back injury or are experiencing

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Joint pain causes

Understanding Joint Pain

Joint pain can be defined as any pain, discomfort, or inflammation originating from any part of the joint. This includes structures around the joint such as cartilage, bone, tendons, ligaments, and muscles. However, true joint pain refers to pain related to joint diseases like arthritis

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Chronic back pain

Don’t Let Back Pain Ruin Your Sex Life

Chronic back pain can interfere with almost every aspect of your life including your sex life. A recent study found that most people with back pain have a significant decrease in sexual activity because it triggers or exacerbates pain. Additionally, chronic pain is also associated

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Spine problems

Congenital Spinal Problems

Congenital means “existing from birth.” Congenital spinal problems are those that you are born with. These issues are caused by abnormal development in the spinal canal and usually are the result of atypical vertebral development in the embryo. Some of the more common congenital disorders

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joint pain and weather

Joint Pain Flare-Ups And Changes In The Weather

For many suffering from joint pain, inflammatory arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis, changes in the weather can lead to increased pain and stiffness. In fact, some people with arthritis even claim that they can predict the weather based on how their joints feel. While the research

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Pregnancy pains

Back Pain During Pregnancy

Unfortunately, back pain while pregnant is extremely common. In fact, between 50-70% of women experience back pain at some point during their pregnancy. This pain is more common in the later stages of pregnancy, and women that are overweight or that have previously had back

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Spinal stenosis treatment

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which one or more spaces in the spine narrow, putting pressure on the spinal cord or surrounding nerves.

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