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Dealing with physical pain is difficult enough, but physical pain can also lead to emotional pain. Chronic pain has psychological impacts. The brain reacts differently to short-term pain and to long-term pain. Chronic pain can change the central nervous system (CNS), influencing emotions, senses, and other circuits in the body.
Pain can change how you are [...]
Sometimes, the bottom of your foot from your heel to your toe just hurts, especially near the arch and heel. It could be plantar fasciitis which happens when the band of tissue called the fascia gets stretched and torn. That causes pain and inflammation. What Causes Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is one of the most [...]
Chiropractic care can do much more than just relieve back and neck pain. It’s great for that, but the drug-free and non-invasive treatment option can also help with many other conditions. How it Works The goal of chiropractic adjustments is to help the body heal itself without drugs or surgery. The nervous system in the [...]
Back and neck pain are some of the most common issues we face. Many things can cause it, but treatment options are also plentiful. Pain Causes An injury to the muscles in the neck and back are the most common causes of pain. The fibers of the muscles stretch too far and can tear. Simply [...]
Most people will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Men and women suffer equally. Most back pain only lasts for a short time, but chronic back pain can be life-changing. The causes can vary, but there are some common triggers. Muscle or Ligament Sprain or Strain A strain is when [...]
Many people walk away from car accidents, but some people aren’t so lucky. They have injuries that range from minor to severe and the impacts can last a long time. You might be unable to work or care for your family. It’s important to seek treatment quickly after a car accident. Some injuries might seem [...]
Many of us sit a lot at work and that can cause back pain. Some simple changes to your workplace can make a big difference. Look Ahead Keeping your gaze straight ahead instead of looking down can make a huge difference. Your computer monitor should be about an arm’s length away and your natural gaze [...]
The time after a car accident can be stressful and painful. You might think the pain will just go away, but it might be a sign of a more serious injury. Injuries you can see like broken bones, those involving blood, any head injury, and many others should involve a visit to the emergency room. [...]
Neck pain is one of the most debilitating types of pain there is—and identifying the root cause of your discomfort is the first step toward lasting neck pain relief. A number of things can trigger chronic neck pain; here are the most common culprits. An Injury Sustaining an injury, whether from an accident or a [...]