Heal An Acute Leg Injury At Home

Acute leg pain is very common, and may occur after an exercise injury, muscle overuse, or after spending too long in 1 position. Although pain can be quite severe depending on the extent of the leg injury, proper at-home care and rest frequently allows the body to heal itself without further intervention. The treatment protocol … Read more

Fish Tales: What Squid Reveal About Chronic Pain

New research focused on squid has revealed why pain may be essential to survival. A study published in Current Biology revealed that an injury caused the aquatic animals to be on high alert, which in turn helped them survive an attack by a predator. If living beings must exhibit special instincts to come out on … Read more

More Information On Epidural Steroid Injections Debate

Recently, a study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine that focused on the efficacy of steroids in epidural spinal injections for spinal stenosis pain. We posted our response to the article earlier here. The New England Journal of Medicine study suggested that the inclusion of a steroid in an epidural spinal injection does … Read more

Sitting Can Take Years Off Your Life

Stand Up By Kevin Whipps Sitting. It’s one of those things that we all do, whether it’s relaxing on the couch after a long day at work, or during our regular 8-5 plugging away at a keyboard the way most Americans seem to do nowadays. Turns out that according to some studies, Americans can sit … Read more

Ron Barnard – Southern Africa Mission

In 2006, Ron Barnard darted into traffic to prevent a friend’s 4-year-old son from being hit by an on-coming truck. successfully pulling the child to safety, Barnard took the brunt of the impact himself. The minister’s life- transforming moment of bravery resulted in long-term chronic pain. I suffered a concussion, a severely broken left femur, … Read more