Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Without Injury

Shoulder pain can come from a traumatic injury while playing sports or as the result of an auto accident. However, many people can experience shoulder pain without trauma. This discomfort can be due to conditions like arthritis or bursitis, or it could be “referred” pain, which comes from an injury in another part of the […]

What Not to Do with a Migraine

Headache and Migraine Pain

Migraines can strike at the worst times and can be debilitating. Once they start, extreme sufferers can expect to be out of commission for hours, even days. For those prone to migraine headaches, it is important to know what not to do in the throes of a migraine and between migraines. These are the dos […]

When to Worry About a Headache: Dangerous Headaches

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Do you know when to worry about a headache? Headaches are not usually a cause for concern. The average headache comes with a manageable level of pain and is typically triggered by something like work stress, poor posture, flashing lights, strong smells, and loud sounds. Unfortunately, headaches can also be a symptom of a more […]

Bursitis vs. Arthritis: What Is the Difference Between Arthritis and Bursitis?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Arthritis vs bursitis: both common health issues that cause joint pain. The pain can be debilitating, and resulting issues like stiffness can limit motion and make it impossible to engage in certain activities. The symptoms of arthritis vs. bursitis can overlap, but there is one thing that both conditions have in common: they affect millions […]

Exercise for Pain Management: The Benefits of a Warm-Up

There are many benefits of warming up before a workout. Did you know that you can use warm-ups and exercise for pain management?  Medical experts and even lay people have known for a long time that exercise can help you feel better, have more energy, and live longer. Exercise also controls weight, combats health conditions […]

Healthy Habits To Manage Joint Pain

Joint pain is relatively common. Joints provide a cushion between your bones and allow you to move, bend, and perform other necessary motions. You can get stiffness or pain from an injury, an illness, or overuse. Chronic joint pain (discomfort that continues for more than three months) can come from arthritis or other stiffness-causing conditions. […]

Why Do You Feel Joint Pain When the Weather Changes?

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When it’s getting close to that time of year — when rain or snow begins to fall and the temperature drops — you start to dread the aches and pains that always seem to come with the cold. And so, you ask: Why do my bones ache when it rains? Why does bad weather affect […]

Signs You May Be Suffering from Nerve Pain

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Nerve pain can be extremely uncomfortable and frustrating. It can materialize as stabbing pain, dull aches, numbness or tingling, weakness, or uncontrolled bodily functions.  Nerve pain, also known as neuropathy, can be difficult to diagnose because the discomfort can appear in one place or you could experience nerve pain throughout the body. Also, the symptoms […]

Ways to Treat Chronic Back Pain Without Surgery

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Back pain is extremely common, with a majority of Americans experiencing either acute or chronic back pain after the age of 30. Chronic back pain, which is discomfort that lasts for 12 weeks or more, can be especially debilitating. People may avoid exercising or other activities that can worsen existing soreness. The pain can harm […]

Guide to Sciatica Pain and How to Manage It

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As the thickest nerve in your body, your sciatic nerve plays a crucial role in helping your lower limbs move and feel. It has several roots in your lower back and bottom of your spine that flow through a series of musculoskeletal structures. When one of those structures pinches or places pressure on the nerve, […]

A Guide to Chronic Pain Management

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Chronic pain management is crucial. Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives. Whether it’s a sharp shoot after banging your elbow or the aches of an upset stomach, pain is an unfortunate aspect of existing. When you start to experience chronic pain, life can become unpleasant.  By definition, chronic pain lasts for 12 […]

What Happens When You Over Strain a Muscle?

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A muscle strain can be seriously painful in some cases, while in other instances, the you might be able to manage the pain and you may not even notice that damage has been done. Discover more about what happens when you overstrain a muscle and why you need to treat a strained muscle with care. […]