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The 4 Types of Diabetic Neuropathy and How They Can Affect You

Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage that arises from diabetes. This condition is present in approximately half of all people who are diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy is more likely to occur when the disease has been present for several years, and it often results in additional health issues. Through proper maintenance of your blood [...]

By |2019-01-04T14:59:43+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy|0 Comments

Float Away Your Pain – Managing Back Pain with Flotation Therapy

Flotation therapy is sometimes utilized in healthcare settings, leveraging deep relaxation to promote faster recovery from back pain. Flotation is also called restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST), or flotation-REST. During treatment, patients float in approximately 10 inches of water with a high salt content – the high amount of salt in the water makes [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:00:19+00:00April 10th, 2018|Treatment/Therapy|0 Comments

How PRP Therapy Can Improve Your Golf Swing: Get Your Mojo Back

It is a common experience to develop pain in the elbow when playing golf. Often this pain is golfer's elbow, the common name for medial epicondylitis, which is a pain condition involving inflammation of the inner elbow and forearm. Golfer's elbow is very similar to tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis, which affects the outer elbow [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:01:02+00:00March 15th, 2018|PRP Therapy|0 Comments

Neck Pain is More Common Than Ever Before

Unfortunately, neck pain is on the rise, according to numbers from the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Global Burden of Disease (GBD). The primary metric of the GBD is the disability-adjusted life year (DALY), which takes into account both years lost to health issues and premature death related to various conditions. [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:03:21+00:00March 8th, 2018|Neck Pain|0 Comments

PRP: The Answer to Sprains, Strains, and Tendinitis

A strain (tearing of a tendon or muscle) and sprain (twisting or wrenching of a ligament within a joint) are both acute injuries that can benefit from platelet rich plasma therapy. Tendinitis (tendon inflammation arising from rheumatic illness or infection) is a chronic injury that PRP can treat. The vast majority of these injuries [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:03:55+00:00February 15th, 2018|PRP Therapy|0 Comments

How to Sleep with Back Pain

Millions of men and women in the United States lose sleep because of pain. The connection between sleep and pain is both a personal and a social concern since it is so widespread: 21% of people nationwide suffer from chronic pain, according to a survey from the National Sleep Foundation. Among those people who [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:04:36+00:00February 8th, 2018|Back Pain|0 Comments

How A Chiropractor Can Improve Your Overall Health

You may think of chiropractic care as alternative medicine. However, this branch of healthcare has been in existence for more than a century, and the number of chiropractors has grown steadily since the 1970s. There are currently more than 77,000 doctors licensed to practice chiropractic medicine in the United States alone. [...]

Exercises to Avoid if You Have Sciatica

Exercise is one of the best ways to combat the effects of sciatica. However, HOW you exercise is just as important. Remember, not all fitness routines will help your disorder. Avoid these exercises if you suffer from sciatica. Heavy stretching of the hamstrings: This places undue stress on the hamstring muscles, which can affect [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:07:28+00:00December 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments