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  • Treating chronic pain can be risky for physicians

    Chronic Pain News
    23 Apr 2014 | 7:15 pm
    Opioids are the mostprescribed class of prescription medications in the United States.
  • Prevent Spondylolisthesis - Treat Spondylolysis Early

    About.com Back & Neck Pain
    21 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    If you have spondylolysis, changes are excellent you don't want it to turn into spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis can progress from spondylolysis, which generally starts out as a stress fracture to a obscure part of the spinal bone known as the pars. Learn more about spondylolysis treatment.
  • Don't Ignore Whiplash

    About.com Back & Neck Pain
    19 Apr 2014 | 5:26 pm
    Image: Anne Asher Car accidents are no fun even when they are minor. Along with possible neck pain, headaches and other symptoms, you'll likely be dealing with insurance companies, court dates and financial strain....Read Full Post
  • 7 Common Swimming Sports Injuries

    Singapore Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions
    Editor MCR
    3 Feb 2014 | 1:10 am
    Injuries and Competitive Swimmers almost go hand-in-hand with the high-volume of training that one undergoes to stay or pull ahead of the rest of the field. In this article, we will take a quick look at some of the common injuries one can expect and why they come about.Shoulder and Upper Arm Swimming InjuriesStarting from the top, we have the shoulders and upper arms. While swimmers are well known from their ‘god-like’ broad shoulders, it also gives them the most issues. In an ideal situation, the swimming stroke should provide the maximum amount of force to pull the swimmer…
  • ASSIGNMENT 13: The 'pain' of feeling caught in the middle

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    24 Apr 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Prescription drug abuse is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's why doctors say they have to be careful when prescribing pain killers for chronic pain patients. It leaves some physicians feeling trapped in the middle, between drug seekers and patients who truly need medicine to manage their pain. That's also why chronic pain patients say they feel ...
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  • ASSIGNMENT 13: The 'pain' of feeling caught in the middle

    24 Apr 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Prescription drug abuse is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's why doctors say they have to be careful when prescribing pain killers for chronic pain patients. It leaves some physicians feeling trapped in the middle, between drug seekers and patients who truly need medicine to manage their pain. That's also why chronic pain patients say they feel ...
  • Applied Data Research finds Self-Administered Pain Management Increasingly Dependent on the Benefits of Prefilled ...

    24 Apr 2014 | 9:20 am
    As drug products for treating pain evolve, they are increasingly taking on the form of combination products. Pain drug marketers have come to understand the benefits of prefilled devices for treating pain outside of the healthcare facility setting, particularly for self-administered narcotic formulations.
  • Halifax pain expert calls for better doctor training

    24 Apr 2014 | 9:05 am
    The doctor in charge of pain management at the Capital District Health Authority says universities must do a better job of training health-care professionals to treat pain.
  • Know Your Max Pain Level When it Comes to Options Expiration

    24 Apr 2014 | 3:32 am
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investopedia defines "max pain" as the point at which options expire worthless. The term max pain stems from the Maximum Pain theory, which states that most traders who buy and hold options contracts until expiration will lose money. According to the theory, this is due to the tendency for the price of a underlying stock to gravitate towards its "maximum pain strike price ...
  • 15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

    22 Apr 2014 | 11:42 pm
    Talk to your doc about these 15 expert-approved natural back pain remedies, and find out if they are safe and appropriate for you.
 
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    MedicineNet Chronic Pain General

  • Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
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  • ASSIGNMENT 13: The 'pain' of feeling caught in the middle

    24 Apr 2014 | 9:46 am
    That's why doctors say they have to be careful when prescribing pain killers for chronic pain patients. It leaves some physicians feeling trapped in the middle, between drug seekers and patients who truly need medicine to manage their pain. That's also why ...
  • Josh Lawrence: Help us end chronic pain

    24 Apr 2014 | 9:23 am
    Imagine someone you know and care for feeling as if she is being burned alive for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. No water will put out the fire and no medication will soothe the pain. For some, like my friend Tessa Frank, this is a ...
  • Living Free of Chronic Pain Dr. Alexander Zaks Comments

    24 Apr 2014 | 6:34 am
    Chronic pain has become a worldwide concern, as the National Institutes of Health report that more people are suffering daily from chronic pain than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. The number of people who suffer with chronic pain just in the ...
  • Sore thumb? Put it under a MAGNIFYING GLASS: Seeing an enlarged image of your body can reduce pain, study claims

    24 Apr 2014 | 1:17 am
    One expert believes that magnification works because a person’s attention is drawn to the place where they are expecting pain,which allows them to mentally prepare themselves. Chronic pain sufferers could soon find relief in an unusual place - by shining ...
  • Chronic pain alleviated by yoga, meditation

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Yoga teacher Michele Deakin relies on yoga and meditation to live with chronic pain. Seeing her in action, it's hard to believe she suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Deakin wants to teach others with chronic pain how to increase their ...
 
 
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  • 5 New Things

    Jessi
    15 Apr 2014 | 10:39 am
    I wanted to give you all an update on all the crazy and not so crazy things happening in my life right now. Just in case you care. 1. A couple weeks ago, I had some pelvic injections to see if my pain was coming from the endo or my pelvic muscles. Turns out it wasn’t the pelvic muscles (could have told them that) 2. After waiting 2 months for a procedure that was supposed to take away my pain, I waited another 2 weeks to see my doctor to figure out where we go from here. Worried that he would be the same as my last doctor and tell me over and over that it’s not endo it’s…
  • Cathy, a mom of 4, gets back in the swing of things!

    mamasjuice
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:57 am
    HI! I’m Cathy, a mom of 4 (age 3, 4, 11, & 13), a wife, and the VP of the family construction business. I thought I would share what only 10 days of my Thrive Experience has done for me! Most people have no idea that I was dealing with some serious health challenges last Spring. I was miserable, tired, in pain, emotionally drained, and having a hard time just keeping my head above water. Household duties, family life, etc. was almost impossible to keep up with. I was just trying to get through the day till I could go back to bed. Fast forward to about 10 days ago… A friend…
  • Insomnia Treatment With Acupuncture

    Andrew Well M.D.
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:06 am
    Insomnia is very difficult to deal with, and can impact the work, social life and overall quality of life. But this is an alternative to sleep aids. Acupuncture has a long history of treating this condition, and I have seen many people in my clinic overcome sleeping problem. Acupuncture addresses both the root cause and the symptoms. This means that acupuncture will help you relax and go to sleep after the treatment. The treatments are also cumulative and will help the person sleep better in the long run. Some points that help you relax are Yin Tang in the center of the forehead between your…
  • Does Insurance Cover Physical Therapy?

    fitptadmin1
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:59 am
    Today’s patient is a savvy and educated consumer. Folks no longer assume that their best interests are taken into account by mega-corporations vying for their dollar. For that reason, insurance companies have broadened coverage in many policies to include a wider range of treatment options like physical therapy, massage, chiropractic, talk therapy and even acupuncture. Did you know that having access to PT is an important option, and it is your right as a patient? Federally qualified HMOs are required to have physical therapy in their benefits packages. In fact, most states don’t even…
  • Finding Balance 5

    jocelynmetzger
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:48 am
    So my favorite tool to improve my balance is the balance board. Check out this you-tube video for some simple balance board exercises. You can purchase a board through me or use a folded blanket or pillow.
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    Psychology of Pain

  • The Limits of 'No Pain, No Gain' - NYTimes

    24 Apr 2014 | 3:22 am
    Exercise makes us tired. A new study helps to elucidate why and also suggests that while it is possible to push through fatigue to reach new levels of physical performance, it is not necessarily wise.On the surface, exercise-related fatigue seems simple and easy to understand. We exert ourselves and, eventually, grow weary, with leaden, sore muscles, at which point most of us slow or stop exercising. Rarely, if ever, do we push on to the point of total physical collapse.But scientists have long been puzzled about just how muscles know that they're about to run out of steam and need to convey…
  • Surge in Prescriptions for Opioid Painkillers for Pregnant Women - NYTimes.com

    13 Apr 2014 | 7:58 pm
    Doctors are prescribing opioid painkillers to pregnant women in astonishing numbers, new research shows, despite the fact that risks to the developing fetus are largely unknown. Of 1.1 million pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid nationally, nearly 23 percent filled an opioid prescription in 2007, up from 18.5 percent in 2000, according to a study published last week in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the largest to date of opioid prescriptions among pregnant women. Medicaidcovers the medical expenses for 45 percent of births in the United States. The lead author, Rishi J. Desai, a research fellow…
  • A Five-Dimensional View of Pain | Pain Research Forum

    8 Apr 2014 | 8:33 am
    Leaders of a major effort to systematically classify all common chronic pain conditions expect to have the first stage completed by mid-July 2014. The Pain Taxonomy, a project of the ACTTION public-private partnership, and the American Pain Society is one of two independent initiatives launched last spring to fill a widely perceived need for an updated evidence-based approach to improve diagnosis, treatment, and research of chronic pain (seePRF related news story). Key issues and decisions of the initial consensus meeting held in May 2013 are summed up in the March 2014 issue of The…
  • Pain Medicine News - Fibromyalgia Now Widely Recognized as Requiring Multimodal Approach

    13 Mar 2014 | 11:16 am
    Israeli fibromyalgia guidelines published online in November 2013 and Canadian guidelines published in May 2013 follow in the solid footsteps of the 2010 American College of Rheumatology preliminary diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia. The Canadian and Israeli documents eschew an extensive physical examination and a tender-point count, focus on the importance of nonpharmacologic treatments and recognize fibromyalgia as neither a distinct rheumatic nor mental disorder. German guidelines cut from similar cloth were published in 2008."All three guidelines focus on a multimodal approach; and we…
  • FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraine

    12 Mar 2014 | 7:33 am
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today allowed marketing of the first device for the preventive treatment of migraine headaches (Cefaly, STX-Med).It is also the first transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) device specifically authorized for use before the onset of pain, the FDA noted in a statement released today."Cefaly provides an alternative to medication for migraine prevention," Christy Foreman, director of the Office of Device Evaluation at the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in the statement. "This may help patients who cannot tolerate…
 
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    The World's Stage

  • 10 Random Things that Reality TV Shows are Looking For

    Leland
    21 Apr 2014 | 12:22 pm
    Have you always dreamed of being a reality TV star? If you’re like me, idle hours of watching guilty pleasure television has probably led to an unhealthy daydream. Watching strangers date, fight, and compete on the myriad of reality shows on television today, I can’t help but wonder what I would do if I were on a reality show. For some, this is just a fun train of thought, but for others, it’s a serious quest. If you’re looking for reality stardom, check out these open casting calls. Most are available on the casting sites Backstage.com or RealityWanted.com. 1. San Diego Partiers…
  • 5 Highlights of the MTV Movie Awards

    Allison
    14 Apr 2014 | 11:38 am
    If you didn’t watch the MTV Movie Awards last night (let’s face it, GoT was on), here are a few quick highlights that you can catch on YouTube. 1. Mark Wahlberg‘s acceptance speech Mark Wahlberg won the Generations Award last night, because apparently all of MTV’s viewers are 12 years old and think that Marky Mark is old. Whatever. He spent the majority of his speech dropping f-bombs, and it was pretty hilarious. 2. The opening montage Conan was a great choice to host, because he has no shame, mostly. The MTV Movie Awards montage is always a great tribute to all the…
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Graduation Season

    Leland
    7 Apr 2014 | 10:29 am
    Graduation season is coming up for high school and college students across the nation. Commencement is a proud and joyous occasion that marks a turning point in a young person’s life. Both college and high school graduates are closing the door on one chapter of their lives and embarking on a new journey with new freedoms and responsibilities. Friends and family members cherish these celebrations with their loved ones and are often invited to both the commencement ceremony and a graduation party that celebrates the graduate. But along with this exciting time come many questions of etiquette:…
  • 10 Ways to Get the Color of the Year into Your Life

    Mikalah
    4 Apr 2014 | 11:49 am
    I’m not sure how exactly Pantone was granted the gift of naming the color of the year, but they do a great job. Maybe I am the only one who eagerly awaits the unveiling of the new year’s color, but even if you’re not a fan, there are plenty of reasons to get Radiant Orchid into your decor. The color goes well with a number of pallets, and the vivid bright (without being overbearing) color is sure to inject some happiness into your life. 1. A Kiss of Color With just slightly more of a purple hue than a berry lipstick, orchid is still a very wearable lip color. Pair an orchid…
  • Seven Registry Items You Didn’t Think Of

    Leland
    31 Mar 2014 | 11:54 am
    When you and your fiancé registered for your wedding gifts, what did you ask for? Something traditional like a blender, a slow cooker or a toaster oven? Something romantic like a gift card to the spa at your honeymoon resort? Despite the fact that you got everything you wanted, you may have missed out on a few useful items that you later had to buy for yourself. Newly-engaged couples, take note! Here are seven of the best registry items that everyone forgets about! Cleaning gadgets: Register for a portable vacuum to stow in the living room closet, a full-sized vacuum (especially if you have…
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    Back Pain Blog

  • Apr 21, Aching Back

    21 Apr 2014 | 6:50 am
    A chronically Aching Back is a unique misery that must be experienced to be believed. Learn why back pain is grossly mismanaged in the modern medical sector.
  • Apr 14, Herniated Disc Relief

    14 Apr 2014 | 9:08 am
    Finding Herniated Disc Relief is never easy. However, the more important question is whether relief is even needed, since many disc abnormalities are not the actual source of back or neck pain.
  • Apr 7, Spinal Stenosis Chiropractor

    7 Apr 2014 | 9:09 am
    A Spinal Stenosis Chiropractor is a complementary medical provider who focuses on treating narrowed vertebral and foraminal canals. Learn about chiropractic treatment for stenosis.
  • Mar 31, Scoliosis Neck Pain

    31 Mar 2014 | 7:19 am
    Scoliosis Neck Pain is a rare expression of atypical side-to-side spinal curvature. Symptoms may be spinally-motivated or caused by soft tissue problems.
  • Mar 24, TMS Lower Back Pain

    24 Mar 2014 | 8:31 am
    TMS Lower Back Pain is the single most common type of tension myositis symptom. Learn why the lumbar spine is the preferred location for this torturous condition to strike.
 
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    Concussion News

  • Ex-Browns QB Kosar: Concussions led to slurred speech, lost TV gig

    24 Apr 2014 | 7:35 pm
    … quarterback Bernie Kosar claimed that concussions suffered during his NFL career … direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in … in-game talents and overlook my concussion-induced impairment,” Kosar said. Article © AHN …
  • In girls soccer, head-on contact could result in debilitating concussions

    24 Apr 2014 | 6:10 pm
    … National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a concussion is a “trauma-induced alteration in … another concussion becomes 1.5 times greater after a first concussion and … others emphasize the gravity of concussions, Comstock finds statistics showing decreased …
  • Connecticut moves to strengthen its concussion law

    24 Apr 2014 | 4:56 pm
    … Westport resident who suffered multiple concussions playing soccer when he was … Senate. (MORE: Read Connecticut’s concussion law) The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic … (CIAC) already offers information on concussions online, including a guide for …
  • Bernie Kosar says Browns are removing him from broadcasts for concussion-related issues

    24 Apr 2014 | 3:55 pm
    … direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in … more than a dozen documented concussions. He has been in pain … in-game talents and overlook my concussion-induced impairment. I want everyone to …
  • Kosar: Concussions cost me broadcasting job

    24 Apr 2014 | 2:16 pm
    … slurred speech he attributes to concussions sustained in the NFL. [+] Enlarge … slurred speech is due to concussions suffered during his playing career … direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in … in-game talents and overlook my concussion-induced impairment. I want everyone to …
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    Headache News

  • Thermal-Aid Headache Relief System gains approval from migraine sufferers, health experts

    24 Apr 2014 | 7:12 pm
    … the National Alliance for Headache Advocacy showed that headache afflicts more than … the National Alliance for Headache Advocacy showed that headaches account for 9 … . To relieve tension headaches, a Thermal-Aid blogger advises headache sufferers to mix …
  • Fargo close to solving pub license headache

    24 Apr 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Hennesey’s Irish Pub Hennesey’s Irish Pub, 4265 45th St. S. in Fargo, is in a separate building from Bulldog Tap. Forum file photo FARGO – City officials here edged closer to solving a vexing problem started last summer, when they approved a new south …
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    24 Apr 2014 | 12:41 pm
    We carry many of the current top research chemicals in the UK, you can buy the like of Mdai,Ethylphenidate,Methiopropamine,Etizolam,Synthacaine MT. HOLLY, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, April 24, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Buy Research Chemicals online …
  • Vergini gives Sunderland boss Gus Poyet a headache

    24 Apr 2014 | 10:50 am
    GUS Poyet says he was quietly confident Santiago Vergini would rise to the challenge of becoming emergency right-back for Sunderland. But now the Black Cats’ boss faces a dilemma for the crunch relegation game against Cardiff City this weekend – whether …
  • OGB Consulting Discuss Animal Models at Pain Therapeutics 2014

    24 Apr 2014 | 9:15 am
    LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 24, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- SMi Group would like to thank Professor Odd-Geir Berge, Independent Consultant from OGB Consulting, for taking the time to give us his views on this year’s Pain Therapeutics conference, …
 
 
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    Singapore Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • Lateral Epicondylitis – Busting some myths on what is previously understood about the Tennis Elbow and what can be done for it.

    Editor MCR
    6 Apr 2014 | 7:50 pm
    It was previously believed to be solely an inflammatory condition, lateral epicondylitis, or what is commonly known as Tennis Elbow, has been shown instead to be a degenerative condition, and is caused by repetitive strain or overuse of the forearm muscles.Tennis Elbow develops with the tight band of tendons of the forearm muscle repeatedly rubbing over the bony prominence at the elbow (lateral epicondyle) during bending and straightening of the elbow. Overtime leading to micro tearing of the tendon, and subsequently inflammation and pain. Lateral Epicondyle - The bony protrusion at the right…
  • Ergonomics problems like Back and Neck Pains cost Singapore $3.5 billion a year

    Editor MCR
    30 Mar 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Instituteestimates that work-related musculoskeletal disorders and other ergonomic problems result in an economic loss of $3.5 billion a year to Singapore1.  This is approximately 1% of Singapore GDP. This may not seem much but when compared to the average 1% productivity growth recorded in the past decade, without these ergonomic problems such as back pains, neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, we would DOUBLE our annual productivity growth.Also, back pains will get greater attention with back injuries due to ergonomic risks will be classified under WRMSD in…
  • 3 Common Leading Causes to Back Pain

    Editor MCR
    25 Mar 2014 | 6:36 pm
    A back pain episode may seem sudden but usually there is path you can trace that lead up to it. Often it is not one thing that contributed to the back pain episode but there are some common scenarios leading up to it. Below are three.Prolonged Sitting click for larger view One of the biggest changes in our working world today, particularly in developed countries in Singapore is the shift away from manual labour to knowledge based type services. This almost always means long hours pecking away at the laptop or meetings either in group or speaking into a conference voice set. With the intense…
  • Running Shoe Technology may not have a big impact on reducing running risk injuries

    Editor MCR
    20 Mar 2014 | 8:26 pm
    A new study, “Influence of midsole hardness of standard cushioned shoes on running-related injury risk“, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, showed little evidence that running shoe technology have in reducing running risk injuries click for larger view The researchers monitored 247 runners wearing trainers from “a renowned sports equipment manufacturer,” with varying midsole stiffness. After five months, it turned out that runners wearing heavily cushioned shoes picked up just as many injuries as those wearing stiffer ones.  Also for heavier runners…
  • 7 Common Swimming Sports Injuries

    Editor MCR
    3 Feb 2014 | 1:10 am
    Injuries and Competitive Swimmers almost go hand-in-hand with the high-volume of training that one undergoes to stay or pull ahead of the rest of the field. In this article, we will take a quick look at some of the common injuries one can expect and why they come about.Shoulder and Upper Arm Swimming InjuriesStarting from the top, we have the shoulders and upper arms. While swimmers are well known from their ‘god-like’ broad shoulders, it also gives them the most issues. In an ideal situation, the swimming stroke should provide the maximum amount of force to pull the swimmer…
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    About.com Back & Neck Pain

  • Cervical Spine Injury

    22 Apr 2014 | 5:08 pm
    Image: Goldstein Neck (i.e. cervical spine) injuries come in a number of varieties from mild to major. They may be caused by trauma or impact or they may be a result of genetics, wear and tear or other things.  Check out my descriptive list of the most common cervical spine injuries.
  • Prevent Spondylolisthesis - Treat Spondylolysis Early

    21 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    If you have spondylolysis, changes are excellent you don't want it to turn into spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis can progress from spondylolysis, which generally starts out as a stress fracture to a obscure part of the spinal bone known as the pars. Learn more about spondylolysis treatment.
  • Don't Ignore Whiplash

    19 Apr 2014 | 5:26 pm
    Image: Anne Asher Car accidents are no fun even when they are minor. Along with possible neck pain, headaches and other symptoms, you'll likely be dealing with insurance companies, court dates and financial strain....Read Full Post
  • Chiropractic for Neck and Back Pain - How Does It Stack Up?

    16 Apr 2014 | 5:53 pm
    Image: Michael J. Summerville A 2004 review of medical studies compared spinal manipulation and mobilization for neck and back pain with doing nothing as well as with trying conservative care and physical therapy. The review also compared manipulation - basically getting a chiropractic adjustment - with mobilization, which is more about releasing soft tissue around joints. (Mobilization is often gentler than manipulation, as well)....Read Full Post
  • Are You Overmedicalizing Your Spine?

    16 Apr 2014 | 6:45 am
    Facet joints, discs, sacroiliac joint, spinous processes, oh my.  The typical spine doctor will likely use the tools available to her - x-rays, mris, and more - to find out which part of your spine causes your back pain....Read Full Post
 
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    Laser Spine Institute Wellness

  • Avocado Bacon Egg Salad

    Laser Spine Institute
    24 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    After celebrating Easter there are usually a few hardboiled eggs left over; they sit around because no one really knows what to do with them. We have a savory answer that makes the best clean-eating egg salad. No mayo, no chemicals. Swapping out the mayonnaise for avocado has a lot of benefits. It can help stabilize blood sugar, is anti-inflammatory and supports cardiovascular health, for starters. As for eggs, they previously had a bad rap, but don’t skip them. They contain lots of healthy nutrients, and many of them are more concentrated in the yolk. Pasture-raised eggs have omega-3s,…
  • Protecting Your Back in Bed

    Dr. John Spallino
    23 Apr 2014 | 8:12 am
    There are many activities in a typical day that put stress on your back, even some you would not think to be strenuous at all. These activities in the short term may lead to some minor aches and pains, but over a long period, can lead to chronic back problems. Most of us spend about one-third of our lives in bed. Something as simple as our mattress or how we position ourselves while we sleep can make a big difference. Here are some tips you can follow for taking care of your back while you sleep. 1. Invest in a good mattress Let’s be honest, when was last time you invested in a new bed?
  • Home Remedies for Spring Allergies

    Laser Spine Institute
    22 Apr 2014 | 9:40 am
    Finally, spring has arrived. The flowers are blooming, birds are singing – and, if you’re like roughly 20 percent of Americans, your eyes are watering, and your nose is running. For those who suffer from allergies the coming of spring can be a strange mixture of apprehension and excitement. Consider some of the following suggestions and give them a try for some allergy relief; it’s possible that slight lifestyle adjustments could help ease some of your allergy symptoms. DietOne of the most common dietary solutions is the incorporation of local honey into your daily diet. While studies…
  • How laughing can improve your health

    Laser Spine Institute
    21 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    When a dark moment turns bright because of laughter, you’re likely to hear the age-old adage that laughter is the best medicine. That old cliché just might be true. Laughter isn’t just good for your soul; it’s great for your health, too. Some studies show that laughter and humor may have some good health benefits. Mere seconds after you’ve encountered a funny moment, your brain begins to react. The left side of your brain dissects the information that you’ve just encountered while your right brain comprehends, or “gets,” the joke or funny antic. That moment of laughter can…
  • Carrot ginger smoothie

    Laser Spine Institute
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:44 pm
    Easter is celebrated in many ways, but chances are that candy and a big family dinner are involved.  This could mean a lot of empty calories and missing the nutrients we need. A healthy breakfast or snack can keep you from eating too much candy or other tempting indulgences this weekend. You may have bought carrots for the Easter Bunny, but this year you’ll want to eat some yourself. The vision benefits from eating carrots are widely known. But did you know that they have cardiovascular benefits, too? Carrots have antioxidants that keep arteries from being damaged. Ginger also has a wealth…
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    Lower Abdominal PainLower Abdominal Pain

  • How to Reduce Excess Stomach Acid

    John Hurry
    28 Mar 2014 | 1:17 am
    Stomach acid is necessary but excessive stomach acid may bring some different problems and pain in the Stomach. It is mainly gastric acid. This helps in the digestion as in liquid form. It consists of hydrochloric acid. In the system, they kill the harmful bacteria. During the health consequences, our body produces much stomach acids. […] The post How to Reduce Excess Stomach Acid appeared first on Lower Abdominal Pain.
  • Abdominal Epilepsy and Foreign Body in the Abdomen – Dilemma in Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain

    John Hurry
    25 Mar 2014 | 1:03 am
    There are many medical causes of abdominal pain; abdominal epilepsy is one of the rarer causes. It is a form of temporal lobe epilepsy presenting with abdominal aura. Temporal lobe epilepsy is often idiopathic, however it may be associated with mesial temporal lobe sclerosis, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors and other benign tumors, arterio-venous malformations, gliomas, neuronal […] The post Abdominal Epilepsy and Foreign Body in the Abdomen – Dilemma in Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain appeared first on Lower Abdominal Pain.
  • Best Home Remedies for the Stomach Flu

    John Hurry
    20 Mar 2014 | 5:44 pm
    Stomach Flu can be better understood by telling it stomach bug. This term explains the group of harmful viruses that can make your stomach upset and it effects for vomiting, diarrhea or nausea. The principle enemies who are responsible for stomach flu are rotavirus, adenovirus and echovirus. Among them, rotavirus affects in winter season and […] The post Best Home Remedies for the Stomach Flu appeared first on Lower Abdominal Pain.
  • How to Cure Abdominal Pain in The Morning

    John Hurry
    16 Mar 2014 | 12:25 am
    Abdominal pain in the morning is very common case among the people in the recent times. It is not fixed with a simple reason. There are major and minor reasons for the abdominal pain in the morning. Major reason can be very serious. So it will better for the patient to diagnosis the pain with […] The post How to Cure Abdominal Pain in The Morning appeared first on Lower Abdominal Pain.
  • How to Stop Diarrhea?45 Best Ways to Help You Recover Faster

    John Hurry
    8 Mar 2014 | 9:27 pm
    Diarrhea is a health condition that leads to watery or very loose stool. Diarrhea is very unpleasant and uncomfortable, however; it is not a serious health problem especially for the adults. If diarrhea affects the children, it can be dangerous for them.You need to know how to stop diarrhea fast. If diarrhea lasts long, then […] The post How to Stop Diarrhea?45 Best Ways to Help You Recover Faster appeared first on Lower Abdominal Pain.
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  • Are You Just Un-Doing Your Good Bodywork Treatments?

    returntohealth
    20 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    THIS: …is one of the biggest problems with what patients do when they go home from receiving even the best and most helpful treatment in the world – no matter… The post Are You Just Un-Doing Your Good Bodywork Treatments? appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
  • How DO You Stop Everyday Pain?

    returntohealth
    13 Apr 2014 | 11:35 am
    Stop, Drop and Roll! Do you remember when you were a kid and you learned what to do in case you catch on fire? Well if you’re going to put… The post How DO You Stop Everyday Pain? appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
  • Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics

    returntohealth
    6 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    Our genetic code is a very important part of what’s at the root of why none of us respond identically to the same stressors and for that reason, genes deserve… The post Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
  • Where’s YOUR Balance?

    returntohealth
    30 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am
    One of the most challenging aspects of treatment that I see, is the shift in attitude that needs to take place for patients before any advice on posture can really… The post Where’s YOUR Balance? appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
  • The “Me” You See and The “Me” I Feel

    returntohealth
    23 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am
    As a dancer, Charlene can attest to the immense pressure in the performance community to adhere to (admittedly antiquated) standards for body presentation.  To some degree in the modern dance… The post The “Me” You See and The “Me” I Feel appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
 
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  • Preventing Dental Hygienist Musculoskeletal Disorders with Chiropractic Care

    scfchiro
    17 Apr 2014 | 9:11 am
    What are musculoskeletal disorders? Musculoskeletal disorders are generally known as Work-Related conditions. It is a condition that has an effect on the muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves and joints. These kinds of conditions usually are caused by chronic or repetitive activities that will exceed the capacity regarding musculoskeletal actions. A few problems usually are, but not limited to OverUsed Syndrome, Restless Legs Syndrome, Sciatica, tendonitis, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Sprain/Strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, Pronator Teres Syndrome, Spondylisthesis, thoracic outlet syndrome, Disc…
  • Forearm Treatment with Chiropractic Care

    scfchiro
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:24 pm
    Do you suffer from pain in your wrist, elbow or the area in between them? Forearm pain can be due a problem in the wrist ( for instance carpal tunnel or overused syndrome ), or the elbow ( for example tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, or strain/sprain ), or from the structures that attach forearm joints. Problems in the forearm can be due to : excessive use from keyboards,, computers, computer mouse, smartphones, dental cavitron repetitive elbow strain, such as swinging a tennis racket utilizing tools such as a hammer, knife, or toothbrush overusing the fine motor skills of your hand while…
  • Conservative Chiropractic Care for Frozen Shoulder

    scfchiro
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:58 pm
    Frozen shoulder syndrome has several names such as adhesive capsulitis or rotator cuff syndrome. Frozen shoulder could be caused by autoimmune disease ( genetic ). Frozen shoulder or Adhesive capsulitis is a painful condition. It results in a severe loss of motion in the shoulder or loss of certain movement. Trauma can cause frozen shoulder, or it may arise progressively without injury or sign. Frozen shoulder essentially means sticky joint capsule. Since the shoulder is inflamed it will cause either left shoulder pain or right shoulder pain or both. The ‘locking’ of shoulder…
  • Simple Vertigo Treatment With Chiropractic Care

    scfchiro
    12 Apr 2014 | 10:43 am
    Have you ever heard the word, “vertigo, ” and asked yourself what it means ? Vertigo is the word often used for the dizzy feeling that an individual suffers within a set environment. The perception is that the outer surroundings is tilting, or maybe spinning. Vertigo are generally quick and “short- lived” or chronic. Nevertheless, in either case, the underlining cause of vertigo should be recognized and the proper professional treatment plan carried out. There are several reasons for the appearance of Vertigo. An internal ear ailment, referred to as Benign Paroxysmal Positional…
  • Postpartum back pain: How to get relief

    scfchiro
    10 Apr 2014 | 11:20 pm
    HOW WE COULD BENEFIT FROM CHIROPRACTIC CARE AFTER THE BABY IS BORN The most common reason that women get chiropractic treatment after their pregnancies is because of chronic lower back pain. A lot of women wait out their pregnancies without obtaining treatment for their pain, and expecting that the pain will eventually go away once the baby is born. This is certainly true for some women, but definitely not for all women. The second most common reason that women seek out a chiropractor after their pregnancy is for pain that is due to child labor, commonly stemming from the pushing process.
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