There is nothing as annoying as a stiff neck. That painful crick that makes itself known every time you try to turn your neck one way or the other. Sometimes it comes from sleeping in an uncomfortable way, or it can be for another unknown reason. All you know is that the pain is real, [...]
No one likes having to deal with pain. In a world where just about everything can be solved or has an endpoint, pain which goes on and on is certainly not welcome. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is not good for your mental health and overall state of being. In fact, it can make things decidedly [...]
Back pain is something most people will experience at one time or another. There are many reasons for back pain, some of which are: • herniated or bulging discs • arthritis or osteoarthritis • sciatica • obesity • degenerative disc disease • improper posture • muscle strain If you wake up one morning and feel [...]
Sometimes, pain just feels like it's too much to bear. You need instant relief. When that fails to materialize, you might find yourself turning to remedies that are quick fixes and may even be dangerous to your health. Pain can range from slight to disabling, and it can last for a day, a month, or [...]
If you suffer from pain that is constant or never seems to go away for long, you have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Some people may tell you 'it's all in your mind', but it's not. Millions of Americans have some type of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, commonly in the neck and shoulders, and along the [...]
When signs of pain appear, your first reaction may be to run for the medicine cabinet or the drugstore. No one wants to experience pain for any longer than is absolutely necessary. Pop a pill, but know that the relief will only be temporary. There are better solutions for pain relief. Today, more than ever [...]
Whether it is the occasional headache, or pain from arthritis or another disease, understanding what to do for pain can be half the battle. You don't want to be overly medicated or so miserable that you miss out on all that life has to offer. Turn your life around by incorporating these three simple suggestions. [...]
Several risk factors, including gender, make it more likely that a person will develop carpal tunnel syndrome. If any of these factors apply to you, be aware that you must take extra precautions to avoid median nerve damage and respond rapidly if symptoms arise.
Are you suffering from muscle pain? These five simple tactics could help soothe sore muscles. Fish Oil: In recent research from Indiana University, participants who regularly took fish oil pills were found to have a lower likelihood of pain and sensitivity after completing strenuous workouts. The study lasted 30 days. The researchers divided the participants into two groups of 16 people and had each group take pills daily throughout the study period, with one group taking fish oil and the other taking a placebo.
Sciatica is pain in the buttocks and legs arising from impingement of the sciatic nerve in the lumbar spine. The sciatic nerve runs all the way to the feet and is usually accompanied by back pain at the site of compression. Sciatic nerve pain is a type of radiculopathy. It “can be intolerable," according to Dartmouth College physical therapist Birgit Ruppert. "Some people liken it to the nerve pain you experience if you have a toothache." When searching for sciatica treatment, Phoenix residents can benefit from several safe and effective approaches.