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Four Common Causes of Knee Sprain

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The knee is a major load-bearing joint. A sprain can lead to debilitation, pain and discomfort. People of all ages are susceptible to knee sprains. However, quick movements and twisting are two of the contributing factors that are likely to cause a knee sprain or strain. As such, athletes are more likely to suffer this… Continue reading

Are Tension Headaches Impacting Work or Play?

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Excruciating head pain can cause concern. Tension headaches may provide answers as to the root cause. Although a relatively common condition, many people are unfamiliar with the symptoms of tension headaches. A tension headache can cause debilitation. Sudden head pain that can last from minutes to hours is likely to disrupt your work and lifestyle.… Continue reading

3 Common Shoulder Injuries and How to Treat Them

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Shoulder injuries are common, especially among athletes and individuals who perform repetitive motions daily. These injuries range from mild to severe and can significantly impact daily activities. Below are three common shoulder injuries and how to treat them. Rotator Cuff Tear The rotator cuff consists of a set of tendons and muscles surrounding the shoulder… Continue reading

What is Diabetic Neuropathy, and What Can You Do About It?

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One of the long-term problems associated with diabetes is nerve damage, otherwise known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The disease damages the nerves that regulate movement, sensation and other bodily processes. If neglected, the damage produced by neuropathy can lead to infection and eventual limb amputation. People with diabetes are predisposed to have nerve issues at… Continue reading

Are You Suffering from Plantar Fasciitis?

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Having plantar fasciitis can cause excruciating pain in the heel. It is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a very thick band of tissue that spans across the sole of your foot and joins your heel bone to your toe bones. Plantar fasciitis frequently causes a stabbing pain when taking the first few steps… Continue reading

Tips To Recover from a Groin Strain

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A groin strain is a common injury involving tearing in any of the five groin abductor muscles located inside the thigh. People who participate in competitive sports like baseball, football and karate are more likely to get groin injuries. However, the likelihood of sustaining a groin strain increases when additional factors contribute to the injury.… Continue reading

Is Your Chronic Pain Causing a Mood Disorder?

Pain Management

Pain is more than a physical sensation, especially when it persists over a long period, like chronic pain; it is an emotional condition, too. As a result, a wide range of mental and behavioral changes can occur, including withdrawal, immobility, anxiety and drug dependence. It is a lot like depression in these regards. Depression is… Continue reading

Can Acupuncture Treat Your Injury or Pain?

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Acupuncture can treat your injury or pain as part of a comprehensive treatment plan or on its own. It is a traditional Chinese medicine technique for balancing the life force (qi or chi) flowing through pathways (meridians) in the body. What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back over two millennia. The practice… Continue reading

Your Neck Pain Could be Due to Poor Mental Health or Stress

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Does neck pain haunt you? Perhaps you do not even know why. After all, you utilize hands-free phone accessories, maintain proper posture and occasionally get massages. All these are valiant efforts. However, mental anguish can also manifest itself physically, with neck pain being a common manifestation. The Connection Between Your Mental Health and Neck Pain… Continue reading

Is My Joint Pain Arthritis or Something Else?

A doctor consulting a patient suffering from knee joint pain.

One of the most common causes of joint pain is arthritis. It is estimated that over 90 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of arthritis, but it is not the only source of joint pain. If you have joint pain and are above a certain age, you may dismiss it as arthritis,… Continue reading