What is Piriformis Syndrome

What is Piriformis Syndrome and What are the Best Treatments?

Piriformis syndrome is a relatively uncommon condition that affects the piriformis muscle, which is located deep within the buttocks. This muscle plays an essential role in the movement of the hip joi[...]
Arthritis vs Bursitis

Arthritis vs. Bursitis

Arthritis and bursitis are similar chronic pain conditions, in that they both cause painful inflammation that originates from a joint, such as hip or shoulder. The key difference involves the specific[...]
5 Tips For Better Posture

National Correct Your Posture Month: 5 Tips For Better Posture

May is National Correct Your Posture Month, so we thought we would take the opportunity to explore some tips on achieving better posture. After all, correct posture is vital to your overall health and[...]
Breathing Exercises For Pain Control

Breathing Exercises For Pain Control

In many cases, pain can be managed with breathing exercises in conjunction with other pain treatments to result in more comfort.  Studies have shown that deep and slow breathing (DSB) techniques can [...]
Keep Your Shoulder Healthy

Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

You may be experiencing shoulder pain due to any number of reasons, from sitting at your computer all day, to picking up your kids, to playing sports. Heck, even scratching your back, reaching for som[...]
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[...]