Pain Relief

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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What’s better for Pain Relief

When we have to deal with a pulled muscle, arthritis, or inflammation, we use heating pads or ice packs. You can treat numerous conditions and injuries by applying hot or cold to the affected area. This technique is effective and affordable. However, deciding whether you choose hot or cold for the situation can be tricky. …

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What is Kinesiology Taping?

Have you ever suffered from an illness and injury that hinders your normal and functional mobility?  If yes, you should consult a skilled physical therapist to treat you and help you retain your average mobility level. A physical therapist uses different modalities and exercises to treat specific problems.  In this regard, kinesiology taping (KT) is …

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The first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame: Gertrude Belle Elion

Meet Gertrude Belle Elion, the first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of fame. Elion was the daughter of immigrants, graduated college at 19 and went on to pursue a PhD in Chemistry. She struggled to find work during a time when women were refused positions in laboratories. Elion persevered and in 1950, she …

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