Pain Management

Can Physical Therapy Help With Knee Pain?

Knee injuries are pretty common and one of the most painful types of injuries. You might have an issue with your knee the moment you realize you cannot move your legs properly or are facing difficulty in carrying out a particular task that involves a lot of moving around. The good thing is that there are ways to curb the pain and stiffness in your knee with the help of physical therapy.

Does Acupuncture Work? What is the Science Behind It?

Acupuncture is not a new technique, but the roots of this treatment fall back to China around 100BC. This is a traditional Chinese concept that involves qi, which is the life force energy. Also, it includes a path from where the qi flows. You can refer to this path as meridians. Even though scientific principles …

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Do Genetics Play a Role in Chronic Pain

Despite how much distress it may cause, pain is essential and necessary for the human body. Throughout evolution, the pain sensation has played an important role, fleeing early humans away from danger. Most of the time, the feeling of pain is nothing more than your body’s way of telling you that something is not right. …

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Ankylosing Spondylitis – An Overview

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a condition related to your spine. This disorder is a type of arthritis affecting the back. While suffering from this condition, you will experience inflammation in your spine. As a result, you will notice stiffness and pain in your neck, back, and rib cage. Some people even develop this condition in their …

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How do I get my doctor to take my pain seriously?

Do you have chronic pain? Does your doctor not take your pain seriously? If so, then keep reading. We have mentioned reasons why some doctors don’t understand their patients’ condition. You will also learn some tips on how you can get your health provider to take your pain seriously.  Why doesn’t my doctor take my …

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Period Cramps: Why do I get them and How Can I help them?

Menstrual cramps are the most common problem that women face. These cramps can even lead to bloating, headache, or vomiting. If you want to learn why women experience this problem and how you can manage these cramps, you need to read the article. We will also discuss how you can stay active and comfortable even in your menstruation period.

When Lightning Keeps Striking: Nerve Pain.

What is Nerve Pain? (Neuralgia) A shock, an itch, the prick of a pin, the stab of a needle, an intense burning; these are a few words that more than 40 million people in the United States may use to describe their experiences with nerve pain. Also known as peripheral neuropathy or neuralgia, it is …

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