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...

Why Improving Your Balance Is Important to Your Health

Patricia was a healthy and active 71-year-old. One day she lost her balance while walking down the stairs inside her home, and fell into a heap on the floor. She suffered a spinal injury as a result of the fall, became paralyzed, and a short year later she passed away...

What Is Sciatica and How Is It Treated?

Have you ever bent over to pick up a toy your grandchild dropped on the floor and then felt a sharp pain in your back? Sometimes the pain will travel from your lower back down your leg. If you’ve felt this, you may be suffering from sciatica. Sciatica is leg...

Treating Arthritis without Harsh Medications

If you are one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from arthritis, you experience pain in your joints and, no doubt, your activities are limited by your condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in five Americans suffers from...