Treatments for Chronic Pain

Treatments for Chronic Pain

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 is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

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.
Aching Muscles From Too Much Exertion?

Aching Muscles From Too Much Exertion?

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
Essential Oils - Fad or Fact?

Essential Oils - Fad or Fact?

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.
Stay Healthy Around The 4th!

Stay Healthy Around The 4th!

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.
A Good Night Sleep Is Essential

A Good Night Sleep Is Essential

June 11 2019
A good night's sleep is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health, safety, and quality of life.
Not All Massages Are The Same

Not All Massages Are The Same

May 22 2019
Massage therapy has been practiced for thousands of years for its numerous health benefits. Today, there are many massage therapy styles that include a wide-variety of techniques. 
Green Food for St. Patrick's Day

Green Food for St. Patrick's Day

March 4 2019
While you're enjoying your green milkshake, green bagel, and green cake on St. Patrick's Day, don't forget to include some natural green leafy vegetables in your meals.
New Year – New You!

New Year – New You!

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.
Flu Seasons is Here!

Flu Seasons is Here!

December 9 2018
Flu season is upon us and although it is impossible to predict what will happen each year, the CDC recommends every individual over 6 months of age get an age-appropriate flu vaccine to help protect against the disease. 
Summer Heat, Chronic Pain, Inflammation, and You

Summer Heat, Chronic Pain, Inflammation, and You

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.
Symptoms and Treatments for TMJ & TMD Pain

Symptoms and Treatments for TMJ & TMD Pain

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. 
Living With Restless Leg Syndrome

Living With Restless Leg Syndrome

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.
5 Ways to Minimize Chronic Pain at Bedtime

5 Ways to Minimize Chronic Pain at Bedtime

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.
Natural Relief for Sports Injuries

Natural Relief for Sports Injuries

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. 
Five Tips to Help Relieve Shingles Pain

Five Tips to Help Relieve Shingles Pain

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. 
Sciatic Pain: Causes and Treatment Options

Sciatic Pain: Causes and Treatment Options

November 20 2017
If you experience pain in your lower back, hips, or buttocks that burns or tingles down your leg, you may have sciatica. This common type of pain affects the sciatic nerve, a large nerve extending from the lower back down each leg. 
Manage Your Pain During the Holidays

Manage Your Pain During the Holidays

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. 
Autoimmune-Related Diseases

Autoimmune-Related Diseases

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.
Trigeminal Neuralgia Facial Pain

Trigeminal Neuralgia Facial Pain

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. 
Living with Arthritis Pain

Living with Arthritis Pain

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.
Depression and Chronic Pain

Depression and Chronic Pain

May 16 2017
When you suffer from chronic pain, everyday living can become more difficult. You may find it har...
Manage Your Spring Cleaning Without Added Pain

Manage Your Spring Cleaning Without Added Pain

April 24 2017
As the flowers begin to bloom and the hours of daylight increase, we often feel an awakening in spring that prompts a good cleaning. 
Your Sedentary Lifestyle Could be Making Your Pain Worse

Your Sedentary Lifestyle Could be Making Your Pain Worse

April 11 2017
When you are in pain, sometimes moving is the last thing you want to do. It seems like it would be easier to snuggle up under the blankets and stay in bed all day, and some days that is what you need to do
Special Gifts for Her After Surviving Cancer

Special Gifts for Her After Surviving Cancer

December 16 2016
As you approach the holiday season and get swept up into the shopping craze, be mindful of your loved one who is recovering from her cancer treatment
7 Reasons Why a Massage Can Lead to Better Health

7 Reasons Why a Massage Can Lead to Better Health

June 27 2016
Massage therapy can range from gentle stroking to deep pressure and can have many benefits to your health.