Why Does Low Back Pain Occur So Frequently?

Among the frequent reasons for medical attention sought in the United States is back discomfort. Discomfort might be chronic and dull, or it can come on suddenly and be excruciating. It can arise suddenly, as in an emergency situation, a fall, or the strain of carrying a large object, or gradually, as a result of […]

Acupuncture for Pain Management

The pain-relieving effects of acupuncture are well-known. Acupuncture has been demonstrated to be beneficial in treating a wide range of persistent pain syndromes, such as pain that involves the muscles, back pain, joint problems, migraines, and headaches. Acupuncture relieves pain by stimulating the body to produce and secrete its own endogenous opiates. If you have […]

What is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)?

According to Mental health statistics, 1 in 5 Americans suffers from some form of mental disorder (CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)).   Depression and anxiety can leave you exhausted, and stuck. But don’t worry, there is help at hand! There are approaches that are effective in helping you break free from patterns of repeated […]

What are the Four Massage Therapies?

Massage therapy is among the most widely practiced among the many types of complementary and alternative medicine. An ancient medicinal method, it was widely used even before the pharmacological revolution of the 1940s. Asclepiades of Bithynia, an ancient Greek physician, is credited with developing the practice of massage therapy by applying the therapeutic art of […]

Phantom Pain: Below Knee Amputation

Injuries, tumors, and infections are only a few of the many causes of below-the-knee amputations. Problems with a vein or an artery in the leg, or complications from diabetes, can lead to the necessity for amputation. The term “residual limb” describes the remaining portion of a body part after an amputation. Instructions on how to […]

¿Qué son las 4 terapias de masaje?

La terapia de masaje es uno de los más practicados entre los distintos tipos ola de medicina complementaria y alternativa. Un método antiguo, si empleo desde antes de la revolución farmacológica del 1940. Asclepiades de bitinia, un médico de la antigua Grecia conoce como el que desarrolló la terapia de masaje al aplicar el arte […]

What Causes Pain in the Posture of Anterior Pelvic Tilt?

It’s when the trunk is in a neutral position while the pelvis rotates forward or anterior pelvic tilt over the hips in a short arc. The curvature of the low back and the buttocks will appear more pronounced in an individual with a slanted pelvis when viewed from the side. An anterior tilt of the […]

Postural Imbalance Causes Pain

Poor posture, or postural imbalance, is the result of an inefficient allocation of body weight. A misaligned spine, poorly fitting shoes, hours spent slouched at a desk, or even sadness can all contribute to this problem. Posture can be classified as either static (when at rest) or dynamic (when in motion). When there is a […]

Symptoms of Knee Fracture

A kneecap fracture, also known as a patella fracture, is a break in the patella bone located near the front of the knee joint. Essentially, the patella is a sesamoid bone, meaning that it is encased in a tendon and serves as a sort of joint guard. A group of ligaments that are also found […]

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 […]