In patients ages 30-60, the most common causes of low back pain differ from those in older adults. These conditions can cause anywhere from mild to severe pain in the low back and can be acute, lasting less than 3 months, or become chronic problems.
When dealing with any chronic pain disorder, especially low back pain, often the best approach is to combine conventional medicine and alternative medicine. Together they can work to not only provide pain relief, but manage the stress and other symptoms that come along with chronic pain. Here is a list of a few alternative medicine […]
Tendonitis is a painful condition where the tendons that connect muscles to bones are irritated, inflamed or torn. Some examples of tendons are the delicate bands in the hands or the large bands that secure the calf and thigh muscles. Most often tendonitis develops because of overuse due to repetitive motions or overloading the area […]
Over the years, our office has added more and more treatment options that include regenerative medicine to help heal and reduce inflammation naturally. Some patients are still unsure of what treatment options are available, so here will be discuss the different options our office is currently offering. Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) This is a […]
More than 6 million people are suffering with the symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM) in America. The majority of those sufferers are women. FM includes such symptoms as chronic pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, headaches, and can occur in tandem with other disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and sleep apnea. Treatment for FM includes medications […]
The answer to beating chronic pain isn’t one size fits all, so for those who are suffering sometimes it’s hard to find the right mix of treatments to help them get rid of pain. Chronic pain can develop from many different sources including an underlying disease or disorder, injuries such as a car accident, arthritis, […]
The sciatic nerve originates in the low back at L3 and travels down through the back of the legs. When this nerve is irritated, sciatica can develop. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. Depending on where your sciatic nerve is being irritated will depend on where you are experiencing pain.
Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans. Shoulder arthritis is one type of arthritis that when left untreated can make it hard to do simple everyday tasks. Here are a few common forms of shoulder arthritis. If you think you may be suffering with arthritis of the shoulder, you should discuss treatment options with your […]
It’s no surprise that your diet can affect all areas of your life, from your sleep to stomach problems and beyond. Without sleep you become at a higher risk for heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. Here are some great foods and supplements that can help you get a good nights rest […]