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Aeron Chairs For People With Lumbar Problems

Aeron Chairs For People With Lumbar Problems

Just what is a low back strain or lumbar sprain? When our low back muscles are stretched or worse torn, pain will result in the lower back or lumbar area. The so called "tough bands" are the ligaments that hold our bones together and if for some reason these delicate muscles torn or strain
There Is No Drug For 'Loss Of Function' - Part I

There Is No Drug For 'Loss Of Function' - Part I

A habit from my days as a college athlete becomes destructive to my mental health.Recovery is an unlikely outcome for people with Arachnoiditis - a life sentence of pain and deteriorating physical capabilities.I attempt to prove this wrong by pushing beyond my physical limits at the Rehab hospital.
The 9 Types of Opioids Used to Treat Chronic Pain

The 9 Types of Opioids Used to Treat Chronic Pain

Opioids are narcotic pain relievers that are often used to treat severe pain, though they may also be used to manage chronic pain. Types of opioids, their strengths and how and why they are used.
Tendinitis and Bursitis

Tendinitis and Bursitis

Tendinitis is a painful inflammation of tendons and of tendon-muscle attachments to bone, usually in the shoulders, hips, Achilles tendons, or hamstrings. Bursitis is a painful inflammation of one or more of the fluid-filled sacs that cover and cushion the ends of bones.
Why Do People Call Carpal Tunnel an Injury? It's Not

Why Do People Call Carpal Tunnel an Injury? It's Not

Carpal Tunnel Is NOT an Injury!Stepping on a nail causes injury.Getting hit with a bat causes injury.Your muscles and connective tissue slowly getting tighter and tighter until it hurts and causes other problems is NOT an injury.It's just too much tightness.
Headache Relief - 5 Top Treatments For Relieving Your Headaches

Headache Relief - 5 Top Treatments For Relieving Your Headaches

Soon as you suffer from migraine, your head will get thundered with negative thoughts and bad feelings. It is not easy to stay calm and stable. But migraine relief is possible with some treatments. Relaxing your body and trying to sleep can help a lot, but there are some migraine relievers you can a
Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain-Topic Overview

Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain-Topic Overview

There is some evidence that heat will help decrease low back pain. There is little proof that cold will help. 1 But some people do find that heat or cold help them. Follow these suggestions if you would like to try heat or cold for low back pain. Heat to relieve low back pain Apply heat for 15 to 20
Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine

A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of the spine and vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine), upper back (thoracic spine), or lower back (lumbosacral spine).
Chiropractic Care As a Form of Preventative Medicine

Chiropractic Care As a Form of Preventative Medicine

The skilled hands of a professional chiropractor can bring immense relief to anyone who suffers from back pain. However, this is not the sole function that chiropractic care serves. Many licensed Doctors of Chiropractic (or DCs) offer preventative care that not only keeps back pain at bay, but also
Is Pain on the Outside of Your Hand Caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Is Pain on the Outside of Your Hand Caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What causes pain on the outside of your hand near your little finger? Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Discover the cause and what you can do to get rid of your pain as you read this article.
Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless 'Defects,' Study Finds

Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless 'Defects,' Study Finds

After treatment, many people have visible evidence of a herniated disc without any symptoms
Chronic Headache and Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors

Chronic Headache and Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors

This paper reviews epidemiological research as a means of quantifying the relationship between chronic headache and sleep disorders, and discusses fundamental sleep regulation strategies aimed at headache prevention for at-risk individuals.
Coffee With An Attitude Please

Coffee With An Attitude Please

I was just informed by my girlfriend that I made coffee with an attitude this morning. Really? I was unaware of this until she informed me, in no uncertain terms, that I am a total grump in the morning. Well I suppose this is true. However, I wake each and every morning 365 days a year with pain. So
Exercise For Neck Pain, Back Pain, and Sciatica

Exercise For Neck Pain, Back Pain, and Sciatica

A Mayo Clinic study noted that, "Back pain ranks second only to headaches as the most frequent pain location. More than 65 million Americans experience low back pain every year. Four out of five adults will experience at least one bout of back pain at some time in their life." There can be
New Advance in Back Pain Treatment: Stem Cell Therapy

New Advance in Back Pain Treatment: Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy offers one more alternative to surgery for chronic pain treatment. Learn about the many conditions stem cell therapy may be able to treat.
How Fasting Can Cause a Headache

How Fasting Can Cause a Headache

Read about the symptoms, potential causes, and treatment of a headache that develops from fasting.
Morning Headaches: Depression

Morning Headaches: Depression

A new study shows that chronic morning headaches are frequently associated with depression and anxiety disorders.
Managing Low Back Pain

Managing Low Back Pain

Back pain, like any other pain, is normally irritating and finding a solution as fast as possible is better than waiting for it to become worse. Low back pain is curable with treatment that is easy to administer.
Several Useful Steps To Help People Through The Griving Process

Several Useful Steps To Help People Through The Griving Process

If you are a counselor or a clergy and you are in a position to help those they know that are going through the stages of grief, this article will help give you helpful hints along with resources to assist individuals through a hard time in their lives. You will discover things you ought to say alon
Pain Management Strategies

Pain Management Strategies

Some people have a very high tolerance for pain and it indeed would be nice to be such a person if you happen to be experiencing severe and uncontrollable continuous pain. Life is full of pain and sorrow, happiness and joy and one should understand that you cannot know true happiness or joy in your