Chronic neck pain can be a life-long problem unless you take action to address the root causes of your pain. It may be a postural problem, muscular imbalance, inflamed nerve, or an old injury contributing to your neck pain. The important thing to remember is that there is a treatment that will help you.
Headaches are a social and economic issue in America, and globally. In the U.S. alone, more than 4% of the population suffers from frequent headaches. In 2007, the International Headache Society put together a classification system to properly diagnose and provide treatment for the millions of people who suffer.
If you experience lower back pain, accompanied by tingling, numbness, and/or an achy sensation along your buttocks and/or down the back of your leg(s), you are probably suffering from sciatica. Sciatica itself is not a condition. It is a symptom of a greater issue affecting your sciatic nerve. Call us today for help with your sciatica.
Causes of back pain vary from patient to patient and are often treatable with simple changes in behavior and/or activities that cause unnecessary strain on the back. If you suffer from pain in your back, you are not alone, and there are plenty of treatment options out there for you to explore.
Shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand pain are some of the most commonly occurring and treated health concerns. Pain symptoms can come from a variety of recreational, professional, traumatic, and pathological causes, but luckily they are usually easy to treat.
Since people depend on their mobility to complete daily routines, suffering from hip, knee, and ankle pain is something people take seriously. The causes of Foot pain or leg are as variable as the people who suffer from them. The majority of these aches can be sorted into just a few categories.
Whenever the body doesn’t feel its best, determining the cause of pain is necessary, as this allows you to treat the discomfort properly. When it comes to the foot, this is incredibly important, as foot pain can send shivers down your spine and prevent you from even walking. Many culprits may cause foot pain, so understanding the different conditions allows you to diagnose what is causing the pain and how you can go about correcting it.
If you think of your spinal column like a highway, where there’re plenty of nice wide lanes for traffic to flow freely in either direction, Spinal Stenosis is what happens when the road crew closes a couple of lanes. The traffic piles up, cars have nowhere to go, and you find yourself in the middle of an agonizing wait. With stenosis of the spine, your pain is caused by the reduction of the space available for your spinal column and nerves.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a very common, although painful, condition. It usually affects those who spend a great deal of time typing on a keyboard. The carpal tunnel is an area within the wrist that houses the median nerve. Over time, as more and more pressure is put on the median nerve, this causes pain in the wrist, hand, and fingers. If you feel you have Carpal Tunnel, call us today for help.
Many factors contribute to back pain. If you are overweight or don’t get the amount of exercise you should, that can contribute to several types of lower back pain complaints. Improper lifting and bad posture also cause undue stress on your back. Even though back pain can seriously affect your everyday life, it can be treated.
Arthritis an extensive term that covers a group of multiple diseases. Simply put, arthritis means joint inflammation. It has everything to do with your joints. The joints are the areas where your bones connect such as your shoulder, knees, fingers, or hips. About 1 out of 5 adults have some form of the condition. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common as you age.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain all over the body (often referred to as widespread pain), altered sleep, fatigue, and often emotional, memory, and mental distress. Widespread muscle pain and tenderness are the most common symptoms. If you're suffering from Fibromyalgia, give us a call today.
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