Medications for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Patients with chronic pain can choose between drugs that are taken orally and those that are applied to the skin to alleviate their symptoms. For pain relief, non-opioid medications include NSAIDs like ibuprofen and Celebrex, as well as muscle relaxants like cyclobenzaprine and baclofen, and cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitors like acetaminophen or paracetamol. Other non-opioid oral […]

How to Prevent Peroneal Tendonitis

Peroneal Tendonitis is the overuse of the foot in a particular position and it can worsen the condition. For example, running has been linked to peroneal tendonitis, and running on a surface with a slope has been linked to elevated tendon tension, inflammation, and tendinitis. Peroneal tendonitis may also be caused or exacerbated by the […]

Scoliosis

An abnormal sideways curvature of the spine is referred to as scoliosis. It is most commonly diagnosed in the early stages of adolescence.  In the “sagittal” plane, the spine’s normal curves are found in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar regions. During movement, the natural curves of the spine act as shock absorbers, distributing the body’s […]

Arthritis Awareness

Educating people about arthritis is one of our goals at Doral Health and Wellness. The initial step in understanding the condition of arthritis is through understanding the condition and knowing the proper treatment for arthritis with the help of experts.  Arthritis is a disorder that causes joint swelling and discomfort. Morning stiffness and joint pain […]

What is Shoulder Impingement? 

Shoulder impingement is a term that refers to excessive or repetitive contact between the posterior aspect of the humeral head’s greater tuberosity and the acromion process when the arm is in extreme abduction and external rotation ranges. This causes the rotator cuff tendons (superior/inferior supraspinatus/infraspinatus) to get stuck between the acromion process and the tendons.  […]

Shoulder Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment

  Symptoms  There are many different reasons for shoulder pain, and each one has its own set of symptoms.  Depending on the source of your shoulder pain, you may experience the following symptoms:  The pain is located deep within the shoulder joint, in the back or front of the shoulder, and in the upper arm. […]