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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
April 25 2017
If you've been experiencing numbness, pain, or tingling in your hand, forearm, or wrist, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. These symptoms can occur when there is pressure on the median nerve caused by swelling.
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.
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
December 7 2016
Milkweed has natural healing affects and was named after none other than Asclepius, the Greek God of Medicine and Healing.