Research Shows Benefits of Massage Therapy for Self-Care

Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 4, 2017/PRNewswire Stress, pain, and anxiety can severely restrict a person’s lifestyle and may harm their overall health. One should try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Massage therapy has yielded strong evidence that massages may be an important part of relieving...

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When to Use Cold Therapy for Your Pain

Ice therapy can reduce inflammation, decrease tissue damage and slow nerve impulses that reduce pain. Ice treatment is most effective shortly after an injury occurs, and comes in a variety of forms including: homemade packs (frozen vegetables), reusable gel packs, instant chemical packs, or ice...

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Chiropractic Care for Pain Management

Chiropractic adjustments manipulate joints, especially those in the spinal column, into a correct structural alignment. Benefits recognized from chiropractic treatment include an increase in physical function, range of motion, and reduction in nerve-related pain.

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Heat Therapy Right for Your Pain?

Heat helps relax muscles, soothe stiff joints, and complement medications for pain relief. Heat can be applied in a dry or wet form which include: hot wraps, pads, packs or towels, showers, baths, or wax therapy.

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Weight Loss for Chronic Pain

Losing belly fat and strengthening core muscles can help the spine balance weight and support increased mobility. Through proper weight management, individuals improve their chances of preventing and/or reducing the onset of chronic pain. Through healthy weight loss, you reduce the risk of...

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is chronic pain that affects the leg, arm, hand, or foot and develops after an injury, surgery, heart attack, or stroke. The condition results from damaged or malfunctioning peripheral nerves, and the cause is not clearly understood. CRPS can occur in anyone...

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PainScale for Your Back

Finding the correct pain scale can be difficult. There are many versions from many different sources – most of which have not been created by both patients and physicians.

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Pain Scale for Your Neck

Finding the correct pain scale can be difficult. There are many versions from many different sources – most of which have not been created by both patients and physicians. Here is a pain scale designed with feedback from over 500 patients and physicians specifically for individuals suffering from...

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