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 hardly any person who has not yet needed the help of a physician in his or her lifetime. In fact, it's hard to think about a healthy life without the assistance of physicians.
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 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.
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.
Homeopathic pain relief is definitely possible. People have been using herbs and other botanical extracts for reducing inflammation and relieving achy joints for thousands of years. Except for aspirin, the drugs on the market were all developed after the 1950s.
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
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
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).
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
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.
After treatment, many people have visible evidence of a herniated disc without any symptoms
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.
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
If you are experiencing sharp pains in your lower back, on either the right or the left side, you may be suffering from problems with your sacroiliac joint. Pain in the sacroiliac joint may be caused by poor flexibility or nerve damage. Because the symptoms of pain are similar to that of other cond
For so many people a lifetime of lifting stretching and training often mixed with doses of inactivity, poor posture and neglect accumulate and some tiny motion becomes as the saying goes, the straw that breaks the camel's back. But, fortunately there's hope. Back-pain sufferers are finding
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.
Read about the symptoms, potential causes, and treatment of a headache that develops from fasting.
A new study shows that chronic morning headaches are frequently associated with depression and anxiety disorders.
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.