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Pain Management and COVID19: What You Should Know

If you’re living with chronic pain, the stress and uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak can cause flare-ups. It’s important to work with your provider on strategies to manage your pain. Here’s what you need to know.

Jul 29th, 2020
What Is Spondylosis?

Spondylosis is a common cause of back pain in older adults. With the right treatment, people with spondylosis can reduce their pain and improve their quality of life. Working with a pain specialist is a good place to start.

Jun 22nd, 2020
How Rehabilitation Alleviates Pain Conditions

When you’re living with chronic pain, each day can seem like an uphill battle. Successful treatment requires a multidisciplinary approach to reduce your pain and improve your functioning.

May 26th, 2020
Next Steps After You Tear Your ACL

A torn ACL can be a devastating injury. It causes intense pain, limits your mobility, and sidelines you from physical activities. Fortunately, invasive surgery isn’t the only way to heal a torn ACL. Learn about the steps you can take toward recovery.

Apr 21st, 2020
Sleep Issues and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects sleep quality, and how well you sleep has an influence on how you perceive pain. Stopping the cycle by getting your pain under control is key to sleeping better at night.

Mar 4th, 2020
Spinal Stenosis: 5 Effective Treatments

Spinal stenosis due to damage from injury or wear-and-tear forms of arthritis can place great strain on your body. Feeling and functioning better requires a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses your pain and improves mobility.

Feb 1st, 2020
Common Causes of Hip Pain

Hip pain can have various causes. Getting a comprehensive evaluation with a pain specialist is key to obtaining the right diagnosis and finding the best treatment for your hip pain.

Jan 3rd, 2020
Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

Getting to the root of your back pain is the first step toward finding relief. Knowing the difference between typical back pain and something more serious — such as a herniated disc — can put you on the path to proper treatment.

Oct 1st, 2019
Drug-Free Ways to Treat Your Chronic Pain

For people with chronic pain, its effects are long-lasting and life-altering. Understanding your treatment options — including drug-free approaches — is the first step on the journey toward getting relief from your symptoms.

Sep 1st, 2019
How Your Shoe Choice Affects Your Joint Health

Your shoe choice can help or hurt your joint health. Making the wrong choice contributes to pain in your hips, ankles, lower back, and knees. Choosing the right shoes is key to keeping your joints happy and healthy.

Aug 2nd, 2019
The Dangers of Tech Neck

The typical American spends an average of two to four hours a day reading and texting on their smartphones and may underestimate the impact it can have on their physical health. Get the facts on tech neck and how you can protect yourself.

Jul 9th, 2019
Three Factors that Might Be Contributing to Your Sciatica

If you have sciatica, you’re familiar with the shooting pain that starts in your lower back and radiates down your buttocks and legs. Lasting sciatica is distressing. Could your lifestyle be contributing to your sciatic nerve pain?

May 2nd, 2019
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore That Nagging Pain in Your Hip

What feels like mild hip pain now can progress to a bigger problem if left untreated, affecting other joints or your stability. When your hip aches, it’s best to get the opinion of a specialist. Doing so can put you on the path to recovery.

Feb 15th, 2019
Understanding How Chronic Pain Affects Your Brain

Living with chronic pain not only takes a physical and emotional toll; it can cause significant changes in your brain and nervous system, too. Understanding how chronic pain affects your brain is key to finding effective pain management solutions.

Dec 18th, 2018
Why Managing Stress is Crucial to Managing Chronic Pain

Given that more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain and September is Pain Awareness Month, we thought we’d shed some light on the negative effects that stress can have on your pain. And how you can fight back.

Sep 13th, 2018