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.
June 7 2020
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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.
March 18 2019
February 4 2019
Every year, as people work on their New Year goals, wellness trends begin to emerge. In the past, carb-cutting, intermittent fasting, and green beauty have all taken center-stage.
January 6 2019
Good mental and physical health is the foundation for achieving all other goals, both personal and professional. The new year is the perfect time to work on creating healthy habits.
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.
February 21 2018
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same one that causes chicken pox. If you've had chicken pox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain, and may appear as shingles years later.
January 9 2018
It's that time of year again when you resolve to improve your health and quality of life. Commit to a regular exercise routine and a nutritious diet to build a stronger body and enhance your overall well-being.
December 7 2017
Holiday shopping can be stressful when you don't know what to buy, especially when you want to give something thoughtful and useful. It gets even trickier when it comes to buying the perfect gift for someone who suffers from chronic pain.
November 7 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. The holiday season is filled with plans that include shopping, parties, traveling, and more. Most of these things are fun to look forward to, but when you struggle with chronic pain, it can impact your ability to do them.
October 24 2017
Yoga is an ancient mind-body practice that combines postures, breathing, and meditation. Research suggests that by practicing certain poses, you can relieve chronic pain.
October 24 2017
Many people believe that food is medicine. In lieu of, or in addition to, prescriptions and over-the-counter remedies, certain foods can help fight the inflammation in your body that's causing you problems.
September 19 2017
Autoimmune diseases occur when there is an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. When there is over activity, the body attacks and damages its own tissues.
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.
August 8 2017
Mary Petty is a busy lady. At 57, she is a mom to four grown daughters, a grandmother to 10, and has three great-grandchildren. She needs lots of energy to keep up with everyone and doesn't want to be slowed down by pain.
July 17 2017
Vickie was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in April 2013 and has since undergone a mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation.
June 19 2017
Mindful meditation has been shown to reduce the symptoms of chronic pain among many sufferers. It teaches people to be curious about the intensity of their pain and to let go of goals and expectations.
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.