Monthly Archives: October 2016

Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Require Surgery?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that involves pressure on your median nerve in the wrist that causes tingling, numbness, and pain in the fingers, hand, and wrist. Research has indicated that about two percent of men and three percent … Continue reading

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Repetitive Strain Injury: Are Repetitive Tasks Causing You Pain?

Many of us engage in activities that require us to engage in repetitive tasks, both for work and play. For example, a professional violinist uses his or her right arm to bow back and forth each time they play, which … Continue reading

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Options Other than Medication for Pain Management

No one likes to be in pain. Unfortunately, some people experience chronic, ongoing, and long-lasting pain from which they cannot get full relief. Doctors may prescribe painkillers and muscle relaxers to ease your pain, however, these medications can have serious … Continue reading

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Back Pain Management: Signs that You have a Herniated Disc

Back pain is a very common affliction and affects tens of millions of people in the United States1 at any point in time. One common cause of severe back pain is a herniated disc. Your spinal column is made of … Continue reading

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Shoulder Treatment & Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder is a complicated joint structure with many supportive muscles, tendons, and tissue to allow you to move your arm in many different directions and support you when you lift items, weights, or even yourself. However, all of the … Continue reading

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