Pain

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, What Is It? Arthroscopic knee surgery is a surgical technique that allows the surgeon to see inside the knee to diagnose or treat knee conditions without making a large incision. The surgeon uses a tiny camera called an arthroscope to see inside the knee joint.  Since the tools used to perform arthroscopic…

Lower Back Muscles

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Muscles are a specialized soft tissue, comprised of cells whose unique function is to contract or stretch. Muscles attach to various bones and allow for human motion. The lower back muscles are made up of several layers. They hold the body erect (upright), maintain posture and allow for motions of the trunk, including bending, and…

Caffeine Headache

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Caffeine Headache, What Is It?  First let’s explore caffeine.  Caffeine is a crystalline compound most commonly found in tea and coffee. Physiologically, even in small doses it acts  to decrease blood flow in the brain and also acts as stimulus on the nervous system. Historically humans have sought the benefits of these actions to help…

Tendonitis of the Knee

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tendonitis of the Knee, What It Is? Tendonitis of the Knee is when you have an irritated tendon in the front part of your knee usually below the knee cap but is can also be a generalized diffuse tendon irritation from the lower quadriceps to the insertion at the top of the tibia (shin bone).…

Sciatica Treatment

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is also known as Sciatica Syndrome and is a generalized phrase or term to indicate pain in the buttocks region usually on one side of your body but can affect both sides at once.  The lumbar/sacral nerves exit the spine and travel down the back part of your leg. Shortly after…

Plantar Fasciitis Remedies

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is typically considered to be pain of the bottom of the foot due to irritation of the dense tissue that lines the bottom of the foot. Connective tissue helps to add stability to the structure of the foot and provide support during load bearing (walking). What Are Treatment Options? Controlling…

Lower Back Pain Treatment

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

What Are The Top 5 Conservative Lower Back Pain Treatments? Moist Heat: Muscle tension is a common denominator in acute and even chronic low back pain. Moist heat can help to increase localized blood flow to the area bringing in blood which has oxygen and other healing properties to the stressed tissue. Apply 15-20 minutes…

Tension Headache

April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tension Headache, What Is It? There are many, many causes of headache, ranging from simple stress to tumors.  The focus of this article will be on musculoskeletal tension as the root cause of your headache. Like many people, you are probably often living a hectic lifestyle. If  so you most likely are experiencing physical stress…

Front Neck Pain

April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

What Can Cause Front Neck Pain? Pain in the front of your neck can be caused by various factors. First, it is important to rule out potentially serious causes, such as tumors,  infection and other problems, so having it checked by a professional is always a good idea.  Let’s assume though that we are talking…

Ayurvedic Medicine & DDD

April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ayurvedic Medicine, What Is It? Ayurvedic Medicine was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India and is a holistic healing art as it is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. How Can It Help With Muscle and Joint Pain? When it…