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Anxiety and Pain

Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders, however, are different. They can cause such distress that it interferes with a person’s ability to lead a normal life. […]

How To Reduce Your Stress To Help Manage Pain

Stress is a part of life, and you can’t always avoid it. You can however, try to avoid situations that cause it.You control how you respond to it. The first step is knowing your own coping strategies. Try using a stress journal to record stressful events, your response to them, and how you coped. After […]

Introduction to Abdominal Pain

It can be hard to determine what the cause is of abdominal pain. Often, serious and minor abdominal problems start with the same basic symptoms. However, most abdominal problems are minor, and only home treatment is required. Many times the exact cause of abdominal pain is hard to find. The severity of your pain, its […]

What Is Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is classified as the “wear and tear” arthritis. It is also called a degenerative arthritis and is often due to the overuse of joints. It can be the consequence of demanding sports, being overweight, or old age. If you were an athlete or dancer in high school or college, you may be wondering why […]

All About the Feet

Strenuous physical activity such as walking or running long distances, sports, or exercise sometimes cause the base of our feet to hurt. If you experience pain whenever you walk, run or exercise, here are some possible causes and some simple treatments to help alleviate the pain. MORTON’S NEUROMA Defined as the thickening of the tissue […]

Chronic Pain and Depression

Experiencing constant or long-term pain in our daily lives is a heavy burden. Living with chronic or long-term pain is a tremendous burden. Depression magnifies pain. It is more difficult to endure with everyday life. However, depression and chronic pain are separable. There are effective pain managements and treatments that can help relieve the pain […]

Common Types of Headaches

There are a lot of different types of headaches. Up to a 150 different categories have been established today. The most common types of headaches are: Sinus Headaches Sinus headaches are associated with a deep and constant pain in the cheekbones, forehead, or bridge of the nose. The pain usually intensifies with sudden head movement […]

Nocturnal Back Pain

Back pain that happens during the night (also known as nighttime back pain or nocturnal pain) is a special type of lower back pain that could indicate a serious problem with your spine. Nocturnal back pain is a common occurrence – with the majority of the US population suffering from it on a regular basis. […]

All About Neck Pain

Neck pain is a sharp stabbing feeling from the bottom of your head to the top of your shoulders. The pain may spread to your upper back and/or arms, hindering movement around your head and neck. Neck pain is common, especially for people past 50 years of age. But what causes it? Most neck pain […]

What is Back Pain?

It is a pain felt in the back, that is often from the muscles, bones, nerves, joints and/or other structures in the spine. The spine is a complex network of joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and nerves, all of which may produce pain if damaged. Nerves from the spine that extend downwards to the legs and […]