Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that involves the tendons that join the forearm muscles to the outside of the elbow. Although a small percentage of tennis players have the condition, it is actually more common among people performing repetitive movements.
May 20 2020
We are living in times of uncertainty and have faced big changes in our lives and are understandably stressed. So how can we cope and make changes going forward?
April 6 2020
In the past, doctors used to say that babies and children do not have pain, but how did they know? Young children are unable to tell their parents they “hurt” other than becoming fussy and crying.
March 23 2020
Judy Gibson is an 80-year-young woman that has had numerous jobs in her lifetime, each one she adored. Judy said she would still be working if not for the fact she had to move and then decided to quit working at age 73. Like most people her age she began to have pain and swelling in her knees.
March 16 2020
Maintaining a regular yoga practice can have numerous physical and mental health benefits. While there are many different types of yoga, most tend to focus on breathing exercises, meditation, and poses that stretch muscle groups.
March 2 2020
March is National Autoimmune Disease Month, and the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association (AARDA) hopes to educate the public on risk factors, prevalence, and the lack of awareness surrounding the various diseases.
February 18 2020
If you suffer from chronic pain, you know how much it can impact your day to day living. Fortunately, treatments for chronic pain have come a long way over the last few years.
February 4 2020
As you think about Valentine’s Day and celebrating the people you love, it’s also a good idea to take some time to evaluate your self care and heart health. February is American Heart Month, an annual celebration which began over 50 years ago to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease.
January 20 2020
Whether you’ve been shoveling snow, exercising, or exerting yourself at work, you may have noticed some soreness and aching in your muscles. Although extremely common, aching muscles can leave you feeling uncomfortable and unmotivate
January 10 2020
Our habits define our lives. If we do not like what we see, whether it is in the mirror, or in our bank accounts, we need to make changes.
December 9 2019
It’s the most wonderful time of year, yet it can also be the most stressful. Decorating, shopping, cooking, parties, and traveling can take its toll on even the healthiest among us.
August 5 2019
Whether you have a friend that sells essential oils through a multilevel marketing company, or you've noticed them on the shelves of your local discount store, chances are you've heard the hype about essential oils.
July 3 2019
Whether you're traveling to the beach or staying local to celebrate the Fourth of July, it's important to stay safe and healthy while enjoying yourself.
June 3 2019
If texting, emailing, and the demands of social media have you feeling a bit stressed out, it might be a good time to unplug and carve out time for some real self-care.
March 18 2019
December 18 2018
As the holidays draw closer, you may be wondering what to get for your loved one who has chronic health issues. Although some traditional gifts may be appropriate, chances are there are specific things your loved one might need at this time.
August 6 2018
A few years ago, when Monarch Flyway started to delve into using milkweed oil as a natural remedy...
June 28 2018
Summer heat and humidity can be difficult to manage when you’re healthy. But when you suffer from chronic pain, it can be even more challenging. People with chronic pain conditions may have difficulty regulating their system when the weather heats up.
May 7 2018
The temporomandibular joint connects the jawbone to your skull on each side of your face. It acts like a sliding hinge that lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn.
April 10 2018
If you have an uncontrollable urge to move your legs because of an uncomfortable sensation, you may have Restless Leg Syndrome. RLS typically happens in the evening or during the night when you're sitting or lying down. It can begin at any age and generally worsens as you age.
March 20 2018
If you suffer from chronic pain, you may have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Unfortunately, lack of sleep can exacerbate your pain, leading to a vicious cycle that makes it harder to find relief or rest. Try these tips so you can reduce the pain and catch some zzz's.
March 6 2018
Whether you play competitively on a team or for fun with friends, it's not uncommon to experience a sports-related injury. Knee injuries, back pain, strained hamstrings, sprained ankles, shin splints, and tennis elbow are often some of the issues you can experience when you are active.
January 24 2018
After being diagnosed with cancer a few years ago, Kristin Holley had chemotherapy and radiation to eradicate the disease. With such intensive treatments, her body became stiff and sore.
December 18 2017
As a mom of four adult children and a school secretary, Marcia Switzer decided to pursue her dreams and get her bachelor's degree, with the hopes of continuing on to law school. While working full time and enduring a hectic schedule of studying, Marcia's health problems seemed to worsen.
August 22 2017
Trigemial neuralgia is a chronic condition that can be extremely painful. The condition affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain.
June 6 2017
Over the years, Carol has suffered from hip, leg, foot, and arm pain, which disrupts her sleeping and daily activities. "I tried over the counter pain medications and ointments, but nothing seemed to help me," she said.
May 27 2017
Millions of people, including adults and children, suffer from arthritis. The disease is characterized by pain in the joints, and it's the leading cause of disability in America.
May 19 2017
After a serious accident left Tami Joca with two herniated discs in her lower back and three bulging in her neck, she was in constant pain.
December 7 2016
Milkweed has natural healing affects and was named after none other than Asclepius, the Greek God of Medicine and Healing.
June 27 2016
Massage therapy can range from gentle stroking to deep pressure and can have many benefits to your health.