Ice is an inexpensive yet very effective treatment for pain, inflammation, and swelling. Most clients do not appreciate the importance of cold treatments.
Explore videos of the many exercises and massage methods that can relieve the pain and suffering associated with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Pain is hard to deal with, even in the best of times. But during a move? Nigh impossible, right? Wrong. Here's how to make your move easier, even while you deal with chronic pain.
Back and neck pain may in part be caused by your driving habits. Simple adjustments to the seat in your car as well as your posture can help. Also: learn how to use gravity to ease the pain.
A headache, known by the medical term cephalalgia, is pain located in the head or neck area, but not all headaches are created equal. There are several different types of headaches, but this article will focus on tension-type headaches and the effects of stress.
You've been working at the computer. You go to move the mouse, and your hand starts to twitch and cramp. You wonder if these might be symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Or, at least, that's a thought that pops in your mind. You just wonder why...
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.
Suffering with chronic pain can lead to many psychological and emotional effects. This article is written from my own personal experience.
Chronic pain sufferers frequently deal with anxiety and depression. I have found a better quality of life, and even pain relief, through therapeutic writing and meditational prayer.
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!
Bursitis of the knee is a painful condition that can limit your mobility. Here are some non-invasive treatment options.
Problems with your TMJ can be painful and long-lasting. Find out what causes it, symptoms, and treatments that may help ease the pain. If you think you have TMD, go see a professional for proper treatment for the best success.
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.
Portable TENS units use electronic pulses to relax muscles and reduce pain. This is my experience using an electronic pulse massager to manage my back pain.
I will explain the importance of the piriformis muscle, common places of trigger points / fascial adhesions found within the muscle, and effective ways to treat an overactive piriformis muscle.
Idiopathic pain is long-term pain with no detectable cause. However, a variety of treatments may reduce this chronic pain to a manageable level.
In only 3 minutes a day, Movement Notation helps you cure all posture and strain related neck & shoulder pains, even headaches!
Do you think work stress is the cause of your migraine? If you work in a place with a lot of fluorescent lighting, the lights could be the blame for your headaches, not just your workload.
If your joints pop and crack with each step you take, there is nothing to worry about unless you are experiencing pain.
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.
Pain in the heel, especially when standing after sleep, can be eased by stretching the calf muscles, achilles and plantar fascia.
What is xiphoid process pain? This condition refers to pain experienced in the xiphoid process area, which is located in the lower part of the sternum.
Fully illustrated, body-friendly design of the Floor Desk, plus videos to get rid of RSI (repetitive strain injury) from daily computer use.
Massage is a natural way to ease many health concerns. Stress, poor body alignment, overwork, and injury can all be mitigated through different types of massage on various points of the body.
This article discusses shoulder pain and describes a set of exercises that may help alleviate the symptoms and relieve the pain. Read more here!
Resting hand hplints, worn while sleeping, are very effective for relief from arthritis pain and stiffness in the hands.
This article discusses what migraines are, the science behind how they occur, as well as what triggers them.
Chronic calf pain can keep you from enjoying the sport of running. Find out what causes this type of pain and how you can treat it at home. This article is based on my personal experience.
The medical term for the collarbone is the clavicle. Pain in the clavicle can be due to a variety of causes, some of which are more serious than others.
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.
Anyone can suddenly experience inner thigh pain. It lasts anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Pain varies in intensity and character. It may be felt as a stabbing pain over the affected area
Neuropathic pain is chronic pain that is due to injury or disease of the somatosensory nervous system.
PENS, or percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, is a pain management technique that combines the benefits of acupuncture with electrotherapy.
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.
These gift ideas for people living with chronic pain can help bring comfort and relief from the aches and strains associated with some illnesses and injuries.
If you have aching knees, no doubt you're looking for ways to alleviate the pain. Learn useful tips for dealing with knee osteoarthritis, including a surprising fact about shoes.
For my muscular pain, I've used dozens of massage tools on my trigger points. I review my three favorite electric massage gadgets that I've found to be focused enough for myofascial release.
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.
Back pain and spasms can be treated at home with spinal adjustment devices. In this article, I review several spinal alignment devices for relief of back pain.
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.
Migraine headache pain relief is possible with right combination of medication, devices, and physical practice.
The author reviews several topical anti-inflammatory products, including Penetrex, Voltaren, Biofreeze, and Sombra. Learn how these products are different, and which might be best for you.
Millions of people live with chronic pain due to arthritis every day. This article discusses some of the most common and effective medications used for arthritic pain relief.
Between 10% and 55% of the world's population suffer chronic pain, and many of these people still work and study. Learn how you can manage your pain levels at work and school.
There are many issues you may experience with your nose. One common problem is the inside of the nostril hurting. So, why does the inside of your nose hurt and what can you do about it?