31 Aug

Healing and Pain Management Benefits from Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy, also known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), is a modern procedure used to treat pain and inflammation. It uses specific light wavelengths to accelerate the healing process of targeted tissues to prevent acute and chronic pain. It is a non-intrusive treatment for those who prefer an option beyond acupuncture or surgery. […]

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17 Aug

Coming Back Strong: Recovering from Sports Injury

Participating in sports is a great way to boost our overall health and self-esteem. However, athletes frequently suffer injury when training for major sports events. Some injured athletes are known to train hard and push through pain to reach their goals. Despite giving their best efforts, their bodies can’t keep up, resulting in frustration and […]

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31 Jul

Sit Up Straight: Health Risks from Poor Posture

Sitting and standing with good posture is getting harder and harder to do, with so much work confined to lengthy hours at a desk. We spend so much time on computers and using our smartphones that bending and leaning forward are quickly becoming second nature for many of us. It’s more important than ever to […]

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03 Jul

Protect Yourself from Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Since computers and smartphones became more readily available and affordable, there has been a change in the way many jobs are performed. Instead of having to physically write, move, file, or lift papers and other objects, everything is handled on a computer or phone. But while this is convenient, it has increased the risk of […]

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30 Jun

How Shockwave Therapy Reduces Chronic Pain

Shockwave therapy is a relatively new approach to reduce chronic pain. This simple, non-surgical procedure is used to treat such painful conditions as Achilles tendonitis, shoulder tendonitis, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, and a multitude of other conditions. It is also referred to as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT. What Makes it Effective? Non-invasive and […]

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09 Jun

Five Health Concerns That Can Be Treated with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a proven way to reduce pain, but it can also address other health issues. By placing the needles on specific points on the body, a trained acupuncturist can provide healing and treat various physical challenges. Acupuncture is used in the successful treatment of a wide variety of ailments, including: Chronic Pain People who […]

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30 May

Degenerative Disc Disease Symptoms & Treatment

What is DDD? Aging often causes wear to the discs of cartilage that cushion vertebrae. The cartilage starts to dry out and becomes thinner, and tiny cracks may appear in the disc’s annulus (the outer layer). The material inside the disc may be forced out through these cracks, causing the disc to collapse or break. […]

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17 May

A Real Pain: Gradual Causes Of Sciatica

Contrary to what many people believe, sciatica is not necessarily a condition caused by age and body composition. Younger and fit people also experience this pain. Some people are predisposed to the sometimes debilitating condition of sciatica, but the majority of cases are caused by lack of movement. Sciatica symptoms include lower back, leg, and […]

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26 Apr

Tennis Elbow – Not Just for Athletes! Therapy Can Help

Tennis elbow, or elbow tendonitis, is an extremely common type of pain in the joint of the upper forearm. It is caused by overuse of the arm’s extensor muscles, resulting in tendon and soft tissue damage. It is medically known as lateral epicondylitis because the damage is localized in the arm condyles, and is aggravated […]

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26 Apr

Pain Relief through Massage Therapy

Medicine has come a long way from the days when pain relief was only offered by a hot water bottle and some liniment. Now you can benefit from an individualized program that addresses your body’s specific needs, alleviates pain, and promotes healing. Massage is one therapy that creates lasting benefits. Massage Therapy Massage therapy has […]

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