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  • New pain relief targets discovered by researchers

    pain - Yahoo News Search Results
    20 Apr 2014 | 10:45 am
    New pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain have been discovered by researchers while researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects," one author noted.
  • Merkel cells and the sense of touch: research has implications for diabetes, fibromyalgia and more

    Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    By solving a long standing scientific mystery, the common saying "you just hit a nerve" might need to be updated to "you just hit a Merkel cell," jokes Jianguo Gu, PhD, a pain researcher at the...
  • Urinary Retention

    MedicineNet Chronic Pain General
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Urinary RetentionCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/12/2010 4:02:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Why America Needs This Dangerous New Painkiller

    Chronic Pain News
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:28 pm
    States have cracked down on "pill mills" that hand out narcotics to people who don't really need them, and a new hydrocodone painkiller hitting the market, Zohydro, has drawn sharp criticism because of its potential for abuse.
  • Chronic Lower Back Pain (CLBP) and Sciatica Relief With Dr. Allen’s Devices Is Natural While Opioids in Long-term Are ...

    CHRONIC PAIN - Yahoo News Search Results
    20 Apr 2014 | 12:31 am
    Dr. Allen’s Device provides the most effective long-term lower back pain and sciatica relief without adverse side effects whereas the use of opioids as has been discussed recently are able to bring short-term help but can cause side effects, particularly severe constipation, states Fine Treatment. (PRWeb April 20, 2014) Read the full story at ...
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  • New pain relief targets discovered by researchers

    20 Apr 2014 | 10:45 am
    New pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain have been discovered by researchers while researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects," one author noted.
  • Diagnoses too slow for rare pain condition

    19 Apr 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Complex regional pain syndrome is so rare that GPs are often failing to spot it, causing delays in treatment, says expert Patients with a rare pain condition that can cause people to despise a part of the body so much that they want it amputated are struggling to get a correct and speedy diagnosis because of the lack of awareness surrounding the disorder, according to a rehabilitation expert ...
  • Pain in the neck doesn't stop Little

    19 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    Ryan Little almost didn't make the trip last Saturday for Macon Speedway's season-opener and second race of the Midwest Big Ten Late Model Series.
  • Active release Technique alternative to surgery

    18 Apr 2014 | 4:58 pm
    Headaches, back pain and shoulder pain are often the result of overused muscles. Rather than turning to surgery, some are finding relief using Active Release Technique, also known as ART
  • Knee Pain Sufferers Have New Treatment Option

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:20 am
    If you suffer from knee pain, you may be desperate for relief. There are numerous over the counter medications that can help reduce the pain and if they aren’t strong enough, a prescription may be necessary. For some people, even …
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    MedicineNet Chronic Pain General

  • Urinary Retention

    18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Urinary RetentionCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/12/2010 4:02:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Chronic Pain

    15 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Chronic PainCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/14/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Frozen Shoulder

    15 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Frozen ShoulderCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Back Pain

    15 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Back PainCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/20/2013 2:46:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Getting in Front of Back Pain

    14 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    Title: Getting in Front of Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
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    CANCER PAIN - Yahoo News Search Results

  • Cancer fundraising scam grips family, 2 towns

    20 Apr 2014 | 12:18 am
    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The online diary was growing darker: The tumor wasn’t shrinking. The pain was worsening. The medical bills were mounting. Doctors in Columbus and Cleveland and even specialists in Texas, it said, were working on this extraordinary case, and a clinical trial was about to start, all in hopes of getting Mindy Taylor better.
  • The New Normal: Adjusting to Life With Lupus

    18 Apr 2014 | 6:45 am
    Janice Wolfe-Easley's life before lupus was a swirl of activities -- exercise, sailing, volleyball on the beach with her husband and 60-mile breast cancer walks. Like the 1.5 million other Americans with this chronic autoimmune disease, Wolfe-Easley is often in pain. The exact cause is not known, but Gary Gilkeson, chairman of the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council ...
  • The cancer I beat came back

    18 Apr 2014 | 4:45 am
    Kezia Fitzgerald knows the toll treating Hodgkin's lymphoma again will take on her body -- and her mind.
  • iCAD Reports Continued Growth in Adoption and Utilization of Its Xoft System to Treat Skin Cancer

    17 Apr 2014 | 12:55 pm
    iCAD, Inc. , a leading provider of advanced imaging and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced that more than 4,000 non-melanoma skin cancer patients have been treated using the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System® demonstrating continued growth and utilization of the system among radiation oncologists and dermatologists.
  • Teen Makes Genetic Discovery of Her Own Rare Cancer

    16 Apr 2014 | 2:31 pm
    As a child, Elana Simon suffered for years from crippling stomach pain. Yet despite trips to multiple specialists, her pain remained a mystery."Nothing seemed to be explaining why I was having these problems," Elana told NBC News' Ann Curry.
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  • Teenage girl was told she had an STI after doctors failed to diagnose cancer because they thought she was too young

    20 Apr 2014 | 4:52 am
    Hairdresser Jessica Bradford, 18, feared she had cervical cancer after looking up her symptoms online - but her doctors said she was too young. But tests showed she had the disease - and she has been told she will never have children due to the ...
  • JC student fighting cancer to become a scientist

    19 Apr 2014 | 8:39 pm
    So severe was the pain that the 14-year-old could not turn his head. After two months of numerous testings, painkillers that seemed to have lost their effect, and an inability to attend school, Bowen was diagnosed with stage-two nasopharyngeal cancer.
  • Is cancer of the testis real?

    19 Apr 2014 | 6:29 pm
    or bowel symptoms. IS DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS FREQUENT? Delay in diagnosis is very common. This is usually because of lack of awareness of a diagnosis of testicular cancer, fear of the potential diagnosis or misunderstanding of the significance of symptoms.
  • New Pain Relief Targets Could Benefit Cancer Patients

    18 Apr 2014 | 5:09 am
    Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when ...
  • Cancer Monthly Advises Actos Users to Know the Symptoms of Bladder Cancer

    16 Apr 2014 | 9:24 pm
    Cancer information site Cancer Monthly is advising Actos users to be aware of the symptoms of bladder cancer after a jury in the U.S. District Court for Western Louisiana concluded that the drug's manufacturer was responsible for compensating a bladder ...
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  • Chronic pain, starve the beast with hertb Corydalis

    18 Apr 2014 | 3:41 pm
    Particularly good for for back pain, migraines and menstrual cramping Classic medications for chronic pain and its management are opioids, along with relaxation techniques, stretching and some activity, including positive self-talk and thinking.
  • Pain Management Solutions

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:32 pm
    Near Middle Shooks Run Park., PMS offers a variety of tinctures, bath products, lotions, hash capsules made in-house and CBD syrups. Those who name it as caregiver receive $40 worth of hash oil every month.
  • Glendale now home to the Pain Center of Arizona

    17 Apr 2014 | 1:02 am
    Glendale is now the headquarters for the state's largest pain-management practice, the Pain Center of Arizona. The company celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting and open house April 11. Mayor Jerry Weiers and other city staff were in attendance.
  • Atlanta Pain Clinic, Atlanta Spine & Alternative Pain Management Center, Answers Cancer Pain FAQs

    16 Apr 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Don't suffer in silence. This leading Georgia pain physician can help you find relief from any kind of disease-related or accident-caused pain. ATLANTA, GA, April 17, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Cancer patients sometimes experience pain caused by the tumor ...
  • Woman gets probation in connection with inquiry into pain management clinic in Spring Hill

    16 Apr 2014 | 10:44 am
    BROOKSVILLE — Lynn Hutchinson, a former owner of a Spring Hill pain management clinic that was the target of an 18-month investigation by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, will avoid prison, but will spend 10 years on probation and perform community ...
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  • A video on pain ~ food for thought!

    11 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm
    I was talking with Shuan from Shaunynews who is a prolific and seasoned blogger, who also suffers fr
  • Headaches and Migraines

    11 Apr 2014 | 3:22 pm
    A headache is defined as a pain in the head, scalp or neck. The pain is caused by a disturbance of the of the pain sensitive structures around the brain. Headaches are classified by the American College of Emergency Physicians as Tension Headaches, New Daily Persistent Headaches, Cluster Headaches and Migraines. There is no specific known cause for headaches. I, like most people, have suffered from tension headaches off and on since I was a kid. I was in my early thirties before I had my first migraine and as my Mom would say “it was a humdinger”. I woke up one morning with my first…
  • Zen & Pain

    11 Apr 2014 | 10:11 am
    In Zen meditation (and perhaps other forms) one of the concepts is being present, and in the present, focusing on what is occurring right now. (Sort of redundant I know) Two friends have had serious accidents recently. Pondering my own past misfortunes, I find that I cannot well remember the time after a bad accident, though I know that at the time I was present in a way that I’ve never achieved through meditation. Perhaps it speaks to my rather rudimentary attempts at meditation. It interests me that pain, or to broaden the notion considerably, non-normalcy (illness also comes to mind)…
  • Gain Calm, Sleep Better With Yoga - Hot Yoga

    Doctor William Mayo
    11 Apr 2014 | 9:26 am
    For centuries those who enjoyed the physical and mental benefits of yoga and hot yoga lived mostly in Asia. Over the past 175 years, however, these disciplines have spread their marvelous gifts completely around the globe. It may help to distinguish first between “yoga” and “hot yoga.” The latter is a specific kind of yoga in which postures are practiced in a room heated to between 95 and 100 degrees. Hot yoga promotes profuse perspiration, which naturally rids the body of impurities. Hot yoga also raises the core body temperature, so it’s not recommended for…
  • Good Food Good Health - Anxiety and Stress

    Paul Farmer M.D.
    11 Apr 2014 | 3:35 am
    Hi Everyone Anxiety is no stranger to any of us and in fact everyone needs to feel anxious sometimes, through this natural emotion the body enables a reaction which pumps adrenaline – the hormone stimulant into our systems. Adrenaline is enormously important for spurring us on to do challenging and uncongenial tasks, helping us to cope with difficult situations. Today, our lives seem to be ruled by constantly running from one emotional problem to the next, and unfortunately this is considered to be ‘normal’ life. This is another excellent reason why good food resulting in…
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    Psychology of Pain

  • Surge in Prescriptions for Opioid Painkillers for Pregnant Women -

    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…
  • Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations, Innovations, Opportunities, and Networks (ACTTION)

    3 Mar 2014 | 5:19 am
    The mission of the Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations, Innovations, Opportunities, and Networks (ACTTION) public-private partnership with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to identify, prioritize, sponsor, coordinate, and promote innovative activities — with a special interest in optimizing clinical trials — that will expedite the discovery and development of improved analgesic, anesthetic, and addiction treatments for the benefit of the public health. ACTTION is a multi-year, multi-phase initiative that is closely aligned with the…
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    The World's Stage

  • 5 Highlights of the MTV Movie Awards

    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

    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

    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

    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…
  • How To Know When To DIY Or Hire An Expert

    28 Mar 2014 | 2:22 pm
    As the weather warms up and we prepare for the spring and summer seasons, many people are looking toward the beginnings of their home improvement season. In addition to saving money, doing a home improvement project on your own can be a very rewarding experience for some people. But, at some point, you have to draw the line and hire a contractor or professional who knows what they’re doing and how to do it properly. Here are some tips that any homeowner should consider before they decide whether they want to do it themselves or go pro. Go It Alone Painting: For the most part, painting a…
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    Back Pain Blog

  • 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.
  • Mar 17, Spine Exercises

    17 Mar 2014 | 9:38 am
    Spine Exercises are some of the medical mainstays for treating chronic back and neck pain. However, the logic of the prescription is skewed. Learn the truth about exercises for the spine.
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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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  • 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
  • New - 8 Weeks to Healing Your Body Ecourse

    8 Apr 2014 | 6:21 am
    If you're interested in a more holistic way to work with your back pain, I invite you check out my new completely digital course called 8 Weeks to Healing Your Body .  You'll learn breathing and alignment techniques that may help you release chronic muscle tension and related pain. I'll give you the opportunity to experience me as a Health Coach for the spine, which is an approach many people really like.  Read my bio for more information about my approach, and don't forget to sign up for the course.
  • Gardeners, Ready Your Backs!

    1 Apr 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Image: Anne Asher For most of us, April 1st is still too early for planting a garden.  But it's not too early start readying your body for the upcoming season.  This is likely particularly true if you're prone to back problems....Read Full Post
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    Laser Spine Institute Wellness

  • 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…
  • Is your sciatica causing you to miss your tee time?

    Laser Spine Institute
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    If you’re an avid golfer, you’ve probably felt the twinge of sciatic pain travel down your legs a time or two. You know all too well that the twisting and turning required in golfing tends to irritate inflamed nerves, sending shooting pain radiating through your lower body. Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve is impinged. The sciatic nerve is the longest in your body, starting at the base of your spine and running down your legs. When pressure is placed on the sciatic nerve, a pulse of pain travels down your legs. Sciatica may be a symptom of other conditions, including:…
  • Is stress affecting your back pain?

    Laser Spine Institute
    17 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Life is full of stress – situations, people, challenges – many things that demand our time, resources, and energy. Stress is a burden to the body that every person deals with differently. The expression “where you carry your stress” is more than just a euphemism – it’s an actual phenomenon. For many people, that stress lands in the back. Here are some pointers for recognizing if that is the case for you and how to treat it. Recognize the Signs. The unfortunate reality with stress and back pain is that they can form an unrelenting cycle – one feeds the other which feeds the…
  • Keep your feet healthy this spring

    Laser Spine Institute
    16 Apr 2014 | 11:00 am
    The warm weather of spring is getting us outside and active again. It’s no coincidence that April is Foot Health Awareness Month. If your feet aren’t healthy, other areas of your body have to compensate. Without proper care, problems with your feet could cause stress to your back. Here are some tips to choose the right footwear that will protect your feet and back from injury this season. Wear the right shoes for the occasion. It may sound obvious, but to prevent pain or injury, wearing the right shoes can go a long way. Wearing open-toed shoes can be dangerous for doing yard work with…
  • Suzanne: “Going to Laser Spine Institute was the greatest thing I’ve ever done”

    Laser Spine Institute
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:02 am
    Suzanne was training for Iron Man Arizona when she found herself in an emergency room seeking relief from pain burning down her back.  The emergency room physician gave Suzanne an injection to help control her pain, but it only provided momentary relief. “My whole leg was numb. I could barely walk,” she remembered. “It was unbearable. The worst pain in my life.” Her physician ordered an MRI and discovered that Suzanne had a ruptured disc that was causing her back pain. He suggested that she have surgery to relieve the pain. “He said that if I was to go through the conventional…
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    Lower 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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    Stop Everyday Pain

  • Are You Just Un-Doing Your Good Bodywork Treatments?

    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?

    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 fire? Well if you’re going to put a… The post HOW Do You Stop Everyday Pain? appeared first on Stop Everyday Pain.
  • Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics

    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?

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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