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TMJ Pain: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

TMJ Pain Can Be Quite Painful Pain can come in many forms. It can affect your body in various ways and in different areas. While lower back pain is the most common cause of chronic pain, people can experience discomfort in other areas of their bodies. One such cause of chronic pain that very few people think about is TMJ …

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Can Sleeping Position Exacerbate Pain?

Sleeping Position Can Either Improve or Worsen Your Pain Sleep is an essential part of your overall health and well-being. Your body refreshes and heals itself while you sleep. Not only does your physical health benefit from sleep, but so does your mental health, as well. Getting the right amount of sleep is one of the best ways to manage …

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Help Manage Your Chronic Pain in 2021

The New Year is the Perfect Time to Make Lifestyle Changes Living with chronic pain can drastically reduce your quality of life. Simple, everyday tasks become difficult. It disrupts your sleep and leaves a negative impact on your mood and overall mental health. The effects of chronic pain vary from person to person, but in all cases, it leads to …

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Can Stretching Improve Chronic Pain?

Stretching Regularly Can Help You Find Pain Relief Chronic pain affects millions of people every single year. While chronic back pain is the leading cause of disability in the U.S., a whole host of conditions can cause pain. From neck pain to leg pain, chronic pain can come in many forms. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to manage this …

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How and Why Do We Feel Pain?

Each Person Experiences Pain in Different Ways Pain is a natural part of life. Hopefully, most people only have to deal with acute pain. Unfortunately, for some, their pain lasts much longer. Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than three months. From injuries to illnesses, everyone experiences pain throughout their life. While pain is a natural bodily function, what …

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November is International Nerve Pain Awareness Month

Nerve Pain is Debilitating for Millions of People The world is full of chronic pain conditions that impact people’s lives in various ways. Things that were once easy become increasingly difficult. People can no longer do the things that brought them joy. Their overall quality of life drastically reduces. However, in the month of November, there is one form of …

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Why is Swimming Good for Chronic Pain?

Swimming is a Helpful Low-Impact Exercise From back pain and arthritis to leg pain and fibromyalgia, millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain daily. Each case is different. Whether this pain is the result of an accident or a disease, what your pain management will look like might differ significantly from someone else. However, in almost all cases, this chronic …

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How Does Ketamine Infusion Work?

Ketamine Can Help Treat a Number of Chronic Pain Conditions The world is full of chronic pain conditions that affect millions of people across the country and even more across the globe. From back and neck pain to arthritis, each chronic pain condition affects your body differently. Some are far more serious than others and require more extensive treatments. Fortunately, …

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Bad Habits That Worsen Chronic Pain

Certain Bad Habits Can Worsen Your Chronic Pain Living with chronic pain is hard enough as it is. After all, chronic pain can be so bad that it affects your ability to complete even the simplest of tasks. You may notice your sleep worsen and your mood change. While there are specific lifestyle changes you can make to improve your …

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Can Dehydration Increase Chronic Pain?

Staying Hydrated is Key to Staying Healthy Did you know that roughly 60% of the human body is water? While this number can vary between 45-75%, the majority of the human body is water. That explains why drinking water and staying hydrated are pivotal to your overall health. After all, if your body is dehydrated, it cannot function well. Dehydration …

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Why is Chronic Pain Worse in Cold Weather?

Cold Weather and Chronic Pain Do Not Mix Millions of people live with chronic pain every year. Whether they suffered an injury or live with a chronic condition, this pain is often debilitating. However, as the weather begins to cool down, those living with chronic pain may start to notice this pain worsening. You might have heard someone you know …

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Telehealth and Pain Management

Telehealth Continues to Help Patients Receive Healthcare During the Pandemic Because of the current coronavirus pandemic, the world has had to adjust how it operates to protect its communities. Many industries across the world have been dramatically affected. The sports world completely shut down. Schools had to close early in the spring, with many moving to online education in the …