Ice is an inexpensive yet very effective treatment for pain, inflammation, and swelling. Most clients do not appreciate the importance of cold treatments.
TENS Units are a great pill-free way of managing menstrual pain. In this review, I compare Livia - "The Off Switch for Menstrual Pain" and the AccuRelief Mini TENS System.
Temporal arteritis (TA) is a potentially deadly disorder. Hopefully, my mother's experience with it may answer questions you have about TA.
With a shoulder injury or shoulder condition, you should prioritize pain management and gentle movements. Doing too much too soon can work against you. Use of ice and passive exercises explained.
Chronic lower back and neck pain can be quite debilitating, impacting your ability to do daily activities and work duties. Facet injections are a good option for pain that is unresponsive to therapy.
Your neck and shoulder pain may be the result of tension—or it may be caused by a serious disk problem. You need effective and safe measures to help relieve the pain.
Life can throw us a curve ball sometimes. It’s up to us whether we want to let it keep going or hit it out of the park. Learn about my experience with this disease and how I've been able to manage it.
Since migraines are so complex, keeping a daily journal can really help to narrow down migraine triggers so that your doctor can assist with the best course of treatment.
Neuropathic pain is chronic pain that is due to injury or disease of the somatosensory nervous system.
Research is currently divided; the link between chronic pain and vitamin D is not yet proven. However, chronic pain sufferers who are deficient in vitamin D may benefit from supplements.
Learn how to manage chronic pain, with tips for your mind and your body. Actively seek to reduce your pain and stress, increase happiness and enjoy life!
Most people are not good at describing pain. I hope to help you learn the language to talk about your pain and symptoms with your doctor or other medical provider.
How do you tell the difference between a migraine and another kind of headache, and what should you do about it? Find out here.
In only 3 minutes a day, Movement Notation helps you cure all posture and strain related neck & shoulder pains, even headaches!
Idiopathic pain is long-term pain with no detectable cause. However, a variety of treatments may reduce this chronic pain to a manageable level.
We cannot escape arthritis. However, contrar to what many people think, there are many self management strategies to get relief from arthritis pain and stiffness. Use of heat strategies, gloves and splints, exercises, and joint protection strategies are very effective.