Low Impact Exercise for Chronic Pain

Low-Impact Exercise Options for Chronic Pain Sufferers

From stretching and walking to swimming and yoga, there are many low-impact ways to exercise and get relief from chronic pain. Not only does regular exercise keep your muscles strong, those strong mus[...]
Best Treatment for Sciatica

What is the Most Effective Pain Relief For Sciatica?

Sciatica pain is caused by pinching, inflammation, irritation or compression of a nerve in the lower back. The most common cause? A herniated or slipped disk that puts pressure on the nerve root. Most[...]
Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome arises when there is repeated pressure on your median nerve. The carpal tunnel is actually a narrow passage-way that is surrounded by ligaments and bones on your palm. When the [...]

The Best Foods to Eat For Bone and Joint Health

From salmon to yogurt, the food you eat can strengthen your bones and joints. The National Osteoporosis Foundation says that 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis and another 44 million suffer[...]
Most Stressful Life Events

Most Stressful Life Events

From the death of a child to divorce to personal injury, there are many top stressful life events that can affect both your mental and physical health. The correlation between stressful life events an[...]
How to choose the right back specialist

How to Choose the Right Back Specialist

Whether you have chronic back pain and aren’t sure of the source, or you have been treated before for conditions like degenerative discs and spinal stenosis with no luck, you may be on the hunt for [...]
Signs of Back Pain

Signs Your Back Pain Could be a More Serious Problem

Everyone gets the occasional tweaked back or dull lower back pain. But if you’re experiencing more frequent and more painful back issues as time goes on, this could signal a more serious problem.  [...]
Arthritis Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Arthritis Causes and Treatment

Shoulder arthritis results from damage to the cartilage inside the shoulder joint. It usually happens to older adults, but can happen to younger people as a result of injury. Most commonly, it develop[...]
Back Pain Treatments

Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Back Pain

There are many things that can lead to chronic back pain. Post laminectomy syndrome (AKA failed back syndrome) is the continuous and chronic pain that develops after back or neck surgery. Lumbar Radic[...]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Avoiding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Tingling in the fingers. Weakness in the hands. Loss of hand function. These may all be symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common nerve disorders affecting b[...]