arthritis pain relief

7 Ways to Find Arthritis Pain Relief

Arthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. In the United States alone, arthritis affects 50 million adults and over 300,000 children. Arthritis is not a single diagnosis but in fact a collection of conditions that causes pain and aches related to joint paint.    Arthritis comes in various forms and affects people differently – but the most …

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sciatic nerve pain

Types of Sciatic Nerve Pain

If you suffer from sciatica, you know how painful it can be. It disrupts your daily life, affecting everything from sitting in the car to standing in the kitchen to make a meal.    Sciatica is a term used for any pain or symptom that causes numbness or sensation like tingling along the sciatic nerve.  This means sciatic nerve pain …

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Chronic Pain: Things to Know

Chronic pain is classified as a pain or discomfort that is ongoing and lasts three months or longer. It is typically caused by an underlying chronic condition, although not always. Unlike pain from pulling a muscle or stubbing your toe that goes away after the injury is healed, chronic pain can last years if not managed by a physician.  This …

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pain and the central nervous system

How Chronic Pain Affects the Central Nervous System

Chronic pain is pain that is ongoing or lasts longer than 6 months. And while this pain can be debilitating and affect your daily life, it can also cause other serious health issues and affect the central nervous system.    How Pain Signals Work in Your Body   Your brain and spinal cord work together to receive pain signals from …

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trigger point pain in older man

Treating Trigger Point Pain

Trigger point pain is a condition that can affect anyone. Pressure on sensitive areas in your muscles, called trigger points, causes pain. This is most common after muscles are contracted and used in repetitive movements. Pain can be caused by doing things you love, at work, or even by stress.  If you feel pain or a dense knot in your …

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