5 Ways to Reduce (or Eliminate) Back Pain

The two most common causes of back pain in older adults are osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. Osteoarthritis is a gradual breakdown of the cartilage between the facet joints of the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal nerves is the lower back are choked,...

Managing Pain Without Opioids

The public is learning more information about the harmful effects of opioids. The sudden death of singer Prince is still in the news, his death a result of an overdose of opioids. If you have ever been prescribed opioids, like Vicodin or OxyContin, you know that they...

Scientists Identify Mechanism Underlying Peripheral Neuropathy

Do you suffer from numbness or tingling pain in your legs and feet?  Do you sometimes lose your balance? If so, you might be experiencing the effects of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy earned its name because it affects the peripheral portions of your...

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Trying to Become Pain-Free

And What You SHOULD Do to Make Your Pain Go Away The human body can experience two different types of pain: Acute Pain—A normal sensation triggered in the nervous system to alert you to a possible injury and the need to take care of it. Chronic Pain—Pain that persists...