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Halloween Shouldn’t Be Frightful: Chronic Pain And Halloween

Celebrating Halloween with trick-or-treating and haunted houses is a far cry from the origins of this holiday. Halloween originated as the Celtic holiday Samhain (pronounced sah-win). The Celts took October 31st to celebrate the end of the harvest and prepare for the coming winter. They believed that on this day, […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Eat This, Not That: Family Cooking Edition!

Fall is in full swing. The kids are back to school (or working hard at home) and the adults are trying to find the balance between busy work days and relaxing family meals. With busy schedules, creating healthy, delicious food can be challenging. It is easy to fall into the […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What Is Post-Herpetic Neuralgia?

If you have been following the news in recent years, you may have seen that some parents have been refusing vaccinations for their school-age children. They argue that some of the diseases vaccinated against are not actually dangerous. These parents get together and throw “pox parties” when a child contracts […]

By |October 24th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that affects the arms and legs. The main cause is generally trauma or an accident of some kind, but not necessarily directly in the area affected by CRPS. This condition is as complex as its name, and treatments can vary […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

What Is Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy?

The body is controlled by two systems of nerves in the body. The first system is the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain and the spinal cord. The second system is the peripheral nervous system (PNS). This system consists of the wide-ranging network of nerves that spread throughout […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Benefits Of Chiropractic Treatments

An ounce of prevention and a pound of cure all in one, chiropractic treatments have many benefits that go beyond just feeling better. Developed in 1895 by D.D. Palmer, chiropractic first proved its health benefits when Harvey Lillard came to Palmer with deafness in one ear. Palmer realized a vertebra […]

Conditions Treated With Chiropractic Care

With October being National Chiropractic Health Month, it’s a good time to review the conditions that chiropractic care can treat. While many people view chiropractic as a treatment of last resort or something appropriate only when their back hurts, chiropractic care offers relief for a wide variety of conditions and […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

National Chiropractic Health Month

October is National Chiropractic Health Month, and with the change in seasons comes a change in the way we look at health care. The American Chiropractic Association uses this month to educate people about chiropractic care and to bring awareness to its benefits. This year’s theme is “Conservative Care First!,” […]

Observing World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day is observed this year on October 12. Worldwide, 175 million people suffer from some type of arthritis, with over 10% of the world’s population over 60 having some symptoms of osteoarthritis. With these numbers, arthritis is the fourth leading cause of years lived with a disability, and […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fears Of U.S. Ebola Outbreak Largely Unfounded, Officials Say

As news of the Ebola outbreak has spread, so have fears of a sweeping epidemic that could threaten lives and wreak havoc on communities. While Ebola can be fatal, health officials say that fears of an epidemic threatening the United States are largely unfounded and the resulting stress could be […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments