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What Are The Best Treatments For Spinal Stenosis? 16 Options

Spinal stenosis is a pain condition that affects an estimated 500,000 people in the U.S. While some cases are mild and have little impact on daily life, other people experience debilitating pain and limited mobility. If you or someone you love is suffering, these are some of the best treatments for spinal stenosis.

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Physical Therapy For Knee Pain: Key Benefits + Exercises

You have an idea of what’s causing your knee pain, and now you’re looking for effective treatments. Maybe you’re concerned about adding medications. Perhaps you’d like to try a non-invasive treatment. You think that more exercise might help, but what about physical therapy for knee pain? Does it work? Here are some of the key benefits (and ten exercises to get you started).

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How Can The Vertiflex Procedure For Spinal Stenosis Help Me?

Spinal stenosis is a chronic pain condition that can have a big impact on your life. Pain from this condition can make taking even a single step challenging. If you have tried other treatments options and they’ve been unsuccessful, the Vertiflex procedure for spinal stenosis (also referred to as the Superion® implant) is a ground-breaking new way to ease pain, increase mobility, and help you get your life back. Here’s what you should know.

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How Can A Genicular Nerve Block Help With Knee Pain?

Chronic knee pain can have a dramatic effect on our daily lives. As a weight-bearing joint, your knee takes a lot of pressure across a lifetime, sometimes with debilitating results. If you suffer from chronic knee pain, a genicular nerve block might be a good treatment option for you. Here’s what you should know.

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13 Vertebral Compression Fracture Symptoms To Watch For

When 80% of people in the U.S. suffer from a sore back at some point in their lives, it can be easy to dismiss that pain as just a minor nuisance. If you can still move around and it’s not that bad, it must not be serious, right? In some cases, aches and pains are the result of age or maybe a vigorous weekend of physical activity. In the case of compression fracture symptoms, though, they might start mild and get worse if left untreated. Here’s how to know the difference.

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Using A TENS Unit For Fibromyalgia: Your Guide

Anyone who suffers from the widespread pain of fibromyalgia knows how difficult even the simplest daily tasks can be. If you experience pain flare-ups and other common symptoms of fibromyalgia, you’re likely looking for a treatment that actually works. If you are considering trying a TENS unit for fibromyalgia, here’s your guide to what it is, how it works, and how it might ease your fibromyalgia pain. Let’s get started.

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Your Guide To Chronic Pain Therapy And Support

People experiencing chronic pain can feel isolated and alone, and nothing increases that more than feeling like no one understands what you are going through. Even the most supportive loved ones might suggest that the pain is psychological—all in your mind. While it’s true that pain is largely a process of neurotransmitters, there is no arguing that its effects are all-too real. In a comprehensive treatment plan, chronic pain therapy can be the one thing that bridges the gap between mind and body. Here’s how it works.

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15 Chronic Pain Resolutions To Consider In 2021

When the clock strikes midnight on January 1 every year, it’s time to reflect. To look back not only at the positive aspects of the year we are leaving behind, but also at areas for growth. Whether you are setting chronic pain resolutions or trying to make changes in other areas of your life, SMART goals can help you make that happen. Here are 15 chronic pain resolutions to consider in 2021.

red light therapy

What Is Red Light Therapy?

Red light therapy is a non-invasive therapy that claims to help treat everything from chronic pain to acne on a cellular level. Also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), low-power laser therapy (LPLT), and photobiomodulation (PBM), red light therapy may be a good solution for complex health issues. But what is red light therapy really, and how does it work?