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3 Warning Signs Your Carpal Tunnel Is Worsening

When the morning tingling and numbness in your hand lingers into the day, your carpal tunnel is getting worse. Click here to learn other signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and what you need to do about it.
Dec 7th, 2022

Why Is Lower Back Pain More Common Than Other Types?

Lower back pain is more common than other types of pain because of the amount of stress that you place on this part of your body day in and day out. Click here to learn more about pain in your lower back pain and what you can do to protect it.
Nov 7th, 2022

When Does Your Pain Become Chronic?

If you have ongoing pain, you may wonder at what point your pain is considered chronic. Any type of pain that lasts three or more months, whether it’s constant or comes and goes, is chronic pain. Click here to learn more.
Oct 10th, 2022

Lifestyle Changes That Improve Chronic Pain

Many people with chronic pain experience limitations that affect their quality of life. Though you may feel as though you have no control over your discomfort, making some lifestyle changes can improve your chronic pain.
Sep 7th, 2022

Common Causes of Chronic Pain and How We Can Help

Millions of people in the United States suffer from pain everyday, many with severe pain. This type of pain affects every aspect of your life. What causes chronic pain, and what can you do to get relief? Click here to find out.
Aug 2nd, 2022

What Are Bone Spurs?

Despite sounding sharp and spiky, bone spurs are smooth, round, bony growths that develop slowly. Most bone spurs go unnoticed and undetected because they cause no problems. But some bone spurs can irritate nerves or tissue, resulting in pain.
May 1st, 2022

The Link Between Healthy Weight Loss and Less Pain

Healthy weight loss offers many benefits, like improving blood pressure and boosting self-confidence. But did you know that losing weight can reduce pain? Click here to learn more about the link between weight loss and less pain.
Apr 1st, 2022

How You Got Trigger Finger and What You Can Do About It

Forceful hand activities or a history of arthritis may put you at risk of developing trigger finger, but that may not explain how you got it. No matter the underlying cause, there are many things you can do to correct a trigger finger.
Feb 1st, 2022

Resolved to Lose Weight This Year? It May Relieve Your Sciatica

Losing weight to improve health is always a good idea, and you might be highly motivated to work on yourself at the start of the new year. While you may want to lose weight to look better, weight loss benefits many health issues, including sciatica.
Jan 4th, 2022

Am I a Good Candidate for an Epidural Steroid Injection?

An epidural steroid injection can ease neck and back pain. However, you may only be a candidate for this minimally invasive procedure if other medical treatments fail to ease your symptoms. Click here to see if you’re a candidate.
Dec 1st, 2021

Is PRP Right for Me?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) contains a high concentration of your body’s natural healing properties. If you have an injury that’s taking a long time to heal or you suffer from a chronic joint pain condition, PRP might be the right next step for you.
Oct 3rd, 2021

Take These Steps to Prevent Osteoporosis

Developing osteoporosis is not a normal part of the aging process. You can prevent osteoporosis by taking steps right now that focus on improving bone health. There’s no better time to get started.
Sep 1st, 2021

Joint Pain? We Can Help

Your joints connect your entire skeleton and allow you to move in many ways. However, the more mobile the joint, the greater the risk of injury and pain. But there’s no need to let your joint pain limit your active lifestyle when you can get help.
Aug 4th, 2021

What Is a Bone Spur?

A bone spur is a bony growth that develops in the body’s attempt to repair joint damage. Though they don’t always cause problems, spurs may lead to joint pain and stiffness if the growth rubs against bone, soft tissue, or a nearby nerve.
Jul 7th, 2021

The Many Benefits of PRP Therapy

Although your body has everything it needs to heal injured tissue, sometimes you need a little help. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that offers many benefits to support your body’s healing process.
Jun 20th, 2021

Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome start gradually and worsen over time. When suffering from this common pain condition, you may wonder what caused it. Click here to find answers to your questions about carpal tunnel syndrome.
May 1st, 2021

Who Is a Good Candidate for Suboxone®?

Do you have concerns about your opioid use? Are you worried about opioid addiction or dependence? If so, you may be a good candidate for Suboxone®, a medication that treats adults with opioid addiction and dependence.
Apr 1st, 2021

What Causes Disc Degeneration?

As with the cartilage in your knees, aging is the primary cause of degeneration in your spine. Though not everyone with disc degeneration has neck or back pain, the degenerative changes can be a source of chronic, sometimes severe, pain.
Mar 11th, 2021

You Don’t Have to Live With Bunions

A bunion isn’t just a bump on the inside of your foot. This foot deformity tends to get worse over time and affect your day-to-day life. But with advances in surgical tools and techniques, you don’t have to live with your bunions.
Feb 1st, 2021

Understanding TENS Therapy

Medications, injections, and surgery aren’t the only treatments available to help you control your pain. TENS therapy is a safe, noninvasive pain management tool that benefits both acute and chronic pain conditions. Click here to learn more.
Jan 1st, 2021

How Does Suboxone® Work?

Are you dependent on opioids for pain relief? Do you have concerns about opioid addiction? You may benefit from Suboxone®, a medication that helps reduce cravings for opioids and provides some pain relief. Click here to learn how it works.
Dec 1st, 2020

Treating Your Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury is a common cause of shoulder pain. Treating your rotator cuff injury depends on many factors. However, receiving an early diagnosis and getting a treatment plan in place promptly can reduce your pain and speed up your recovery.
Nov 1st, 2020

PRP Therapy for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common, and they can put a real damper on your active lifestyle. Find out how platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may help provide your body with the healing tools needed to speed up your recovery.
Oct 1st, 2020

Noninvasive Treatments for Knee Pain

Whether from an injury or arthritis, knee pain can make it difficult to maintain your active lifestyle. But there’s no need to simply suffer in silence. Noninvasive treatments are available to alleviate your knee pain.
Sep 1st, 2020

What to Do About Tech Neck

Your smartphone makes it easy for you to keep in touch with work, friends, and family no matter where you are. But all that time you spend with your head bent over your device puts you at risk of developing tech neck. What can you do?
Aug 9th, 2020

How Chronic Pain Can Impact Your Moods

Chronic pain is a complex disease that may interfere with your ability to work and socialize with friends and family. While the physical symptoms are often the focus of your chronic pain, the condition also affects your mood.
Jul 8th, 2020

Pain-relieving Sciatica Treatments

Sciatica affects about 40% of people in the United States at some point in their life. While symptoms vary, the pain condition can disrupt your daily life. When it comes to relief from your sciatica pain, however, you have many treatment options.
Jun 23rd, 2020

How an Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help With Your Poor Grip

Aging, arthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome affect grip strength. A poor grip not only makes it harder for you to open a jar, but may also predict future health risks. Learn how orthopedic surgeons can help improve your poor grip.
May 26th, 2020

5 Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome may develop from a number of causes — some you have control over; others you don’t. However, in most cases, the common wrist pain condition develops from more than one single cause.
Apr 13th, 2020

Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common cause of neck and back pain most often diagnosed in people age 60 and older. Though not everyone with spinal stenosis has symptoms, when they do occur, they progressively worsen over time.
Mar 1st, 2020

Possible Causes of Your Hand Pain (And What We Can Do About It)

Your hand is a complex and delicate system made up of many parts that help you type on a computer and grip heavy objects. Hand pain can develop from many causes and interfere with your daily tasks. But with the right treatment, you can get relief.
Feb 7th, 2020

Your Shoulder Pain Could Actually Be a Neck Problem

You don’t remember damaging or injuring your shoulder, but it’s been hurting for a long time. If you’ve been experiencing chronic shoulder pain, learn more about how you could actually be suffering from a neck problem instead.
Dec 1st, 2019

Will Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Alleviate Your Back Pain?

If you have persistent back pain that hasn’t resolved with other medical interventions, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery. Learn more about how technological advances in surgery make this a great treatment for back pain.
Nov 1st, 2019

How to Spot a Herniated Disc

Back and neck pain are extraordinarily common, and often a herniated disc is at the root of your pain. While you should always get a diagnosis and treatment from an orthopedist, knowing the symptoms and risk factors can help you protect your spine.
Oct 1st, 2019

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Sciatica Pain

Do you have chronic bouts of sciatic pain? Sciatica can make it painful to walk, stand, sit, or lie down. If you deal with sciatica regularly, there are some lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your pain.
Sep 3rd, 2019

How PRP Injections Help With Joint Pain

You rely on your joints for every move you make. The constant workload leaves the joints vulnerable to damage, which often proves quite painful. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a natural regenerative solution to ease your joint pain.
Aug 13th, 2019

Simple Tips to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

Many everyday tasks put stress on our wrists and hands. Over time, this can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Read on to find out how you can prevent getting carpal tunnel syndrome before it starts.
Jun 13th, 2019

WHAT IS CHIARI MALFORMATION AND IS IT HEREDITARY?

Blog Snapshot: • Chiari malformation is a relatively common condition that causes brain tissue to extend downward into the spinal canal.  • This condition falls under two major categories. Chiari malformation type I occurs during fetal development, causi
Nov 2nd, 2017