Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain

Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain

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...
Laser Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Laser Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

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...
Effective Neuropathy Treatments

Effective Neuropathy Treatments

Neuropathy is a broad term to describe pain or discomfort resulting from damage to nerves. While it’s not possible to totally reverse the damage, it is possible to treat the pain and other symptoms and prevent them from getting worse. Early diagnosis is the key to...
Causes of Neck and Back Pain

Causes of Neck and Back Pain

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...
Common Auto Accident Injuries

Common Auto Accident Injuries

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...
The Most Common Causes of Neck Pain

The Most Common Causes of Neck Pain

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...
Easy Ways to Become More Ergonomic

Easy Ways to Become More Ergonomic

Is it possible to improve chronic back, neck and hip pain simply by making a few ergonomic tweaks to your lifestyle? Before opting for unnecessary surgery, consider switching up your work routine. The term “ergonomic” points to the idea of making your...
Exercises to Avoid if You Have a Herniated Disc

Exercises to Avoid if You Have a Herniated Disc

Generally, “more exercise” is a fine answer for any questions about recommended ways to boost your physical health, and sometimes even your mental health. Exercise gets your blood pumping, loosens up stiff limbs and joints, puts your muscles and other parts in motion,...
Stretches for Sciatica Pain Relief

Stretches for Sciatica Pain Relief

If you’re feeling sciatica pain, get ready to stretch. These motions allow the hips and lower back to extend, which can often provide temporary relief to nerve pain. This can be a welcome change from the constant discomfort and inflammation that seems to...