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What Chronic Pain Sufferers’ Wish You Knew

Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts longer than six months. The pain may be episodic, occurring in unpredictable flare-ups, or continuous. Many chronic pain patients have good days when the pain is mild or non-existent and bad days where the pain is excruciating and incapacitating. […]



What to Expect: Occipital Nerve Block Procedure

Touch, pain, or temperature sensations in the scalp must be conveyed to the brain in order for us to feel them. Several nerves accomplish this purpose, and the greater occipital nerve is one of the more important ones. There are two greater occipital nerves, one on each side of the head. Emerging from between bones […]



Natural Ways to Relieve Pain at Home

If you’re frustrated with chronic pain but don’t want to become dependent upon prescription medications to help you cope, then natural pain relievers may be the answer. Hopefully, some of these tried and true natural pain-relieving ideas will work for you. Eat foods rich in resveratrol  This powerful compound blocks the enzyme that is responsible […]



How to Prevent Back Injuries

One of the best ways to prevent back pain is to keep your back muscles strong. Follow these steps to help protect your back and prevent back pain: Do back-strengthening and stretching exercises at least 2 or 3 times a week. Combine exercise, like walking or swimming, with specific exercises to keep the muscles in […]



Simple Health Tips Women Can Benefit From

Let’s keep our New Years Resolutions going! Taking care of yourself is a year round job. To help, I put together a few simple health tips that all women can benefit from. De-Stress  If you experience stress over a prolonged period of time, it could become chronic, unless you take action. Here are a few […]