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    • APRIL 20, 2018
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    5 Things to Know about Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

    5 Things to Know about Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

    1. What is Spinal Cord Stimulator and How Does It Work?  As we get older our bodies start to slow down and as ugly as the word sounds we literally start to deteriorate. However, it is true that with age there comes plenty of beautiful things such as wisdom, success, maybe a family of your

    • APRIL 11, 2018
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    Botox Therapy

    Botox Therapy

    BOTOX® Therapy for Pain: 5 Questions You Need Answered You’re used to seeing BOTOX® advertised as a treatment to reduce wrinkles and fine-lines for cosmetic purposes – and it does. Did you know that BOTOX® is also an incredibly effective solution for pain management? When injected into fine lines and wrinkles, BOTOX® essentially blocks the

    • MARCH 22, 2018
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    Get Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

    Get Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

    If you’re experiencing pain, your first instinct may be to stay immobile. You believe that if you don’t move, it won’t hurt. Yet physical therapy in the form of exercise can be key to recovering from many types of pain and injuries. Movement can increase blood flow to the injured area to promote healing. Exercise

    • MARCH 1, 2018
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    Natural Pain Relief

    Natural Pain Relief

    Since long before pharmaceuticals were developed, nature has provided pain relief alternatives. Ancient civilizations reaped the benefits of curcumin, white willow bark, green tea, and capsaicin. Taking the lead from our ancestors, we too can look to nature’s bounty for relief. Curcumin Turmeric is a best-in-class spice. For thousands of years, its signature orange-yellow curcumin

    • FEBRUARY 16, 2018
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    Massage Therapy: The Power of Therapeutic Touch to Relieve Pain

    Massage Therapy: The Power of Therapeutic Touch to Relieve Pain

    Touch is a powerful – and instinctual – method of pain relief. When you’re running and get a stitch in your side, your first reaction is to place your hand on the spot that hurts. When the muscles in your neck tighten, it’s natural to reach up and start kneading the area. Our ability to

    • FEBRUARY 1, 2018
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    Treat Acute Pain Before it Becomes Chronic

    Treat Acute Pain Before it Becomes Chronic

    When it comes to pain, there seems to be a line in the sand. On one side of the line is acute pain. It can last from a few hours to a few months, but subsides with treatment and time. On the other side of the line is chronic pain, which typically lasts longer than

    • JANUARY 23, 2018
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    Relaxation Techniques for Pain Management

    Relaxation Techniques for Pain Management

    Pain is more than a physical sensation. It’s a complex phenomenon that research has found involves both a sensory dimension (the feeling of pain) and an emotional dimension. The emotional component includes the suffering you feel from the sensation you’re experiencing, such as burning, throbbing, aching, or cramping. It also includes the reactions you have

    • JANUARY 13, 2018
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    Holistic Approaches to Chronic Pain Management

    Holistic Approaches to Chronic Pain Management

    When a carpenter frames a house, he uses more than a hammer and nails. At a minimum, he also uses a measuring tape, a chalk line, and a circular saw. In other words, he utilizes a multitude of tools to achieve the desired result. Chronic pain management works similarly. In order to reduce suffering to

    • NOVEMBER 30, 2017
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    Start to Wean off Pain Killers

    Start to Wean off Pain Killers

    For those in chronic pain, it’s understandable that pain relief is the goal. Pain relief usually involves medications that are meant to either mask or ameliorate the pain. Typically, doctors start by prescribing a mild analgesic, such as Tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – think Motrin, Advil, or Aleve. When those are deemed ineffective,

    • NOVEMBER 9, 2017
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    5 Nutrients that Impact Chronic Pain

    5 Nutrients that Impact Chronic Pain

    Effectively managing chronic pain requires taking action on several different fronts. Your chronic pain management plan might include medications, physical therapy, psychotherapy, acupuncture, or a combination of strategies. Whatever your path, it likely can be helped with the right approach to eating and nutrition. Here’s what you need to know. PUFA You read that right.

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