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The Top 10 Biggest Pain Breakthroughs In 2014

It’s that time of year: time to reflect and look back on everything we have learned. This year there have been many incredible pain breakthroughs in chronic pain research and treatment. Here are our top ten biggest pain breakthroughs of 2014. 1. New Findings in Arthritis Research One in five people [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:46:54-07:00December 29th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Top 10 Biggest Pain Breakthroughs In 2014

Causes And Risk Factors For Hip Bursitis

There are many causes of hip pain, but the most common cause is hip bursitis. The hip joint contains several fluid-filled sacs called bursa that cushion bones and reduce friction in the joints and tendons. When these bursae become irritated or inflamed, the result is hip pain. Trochanteric bursitis is [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:51:18-07:00July 30th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Causes And Risk Factors For Hip Bursitis

National PTSD Awareness Day

When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), many of us think immediately of soldiers returning from combat. Although many PTSD sufferers are coming back from war, this is only part of the picture of this condition. National PTSD Awareness Day, on June 27, 2014, is designed to bring awareness [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:52:17-07:00June 27th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on National PTSD Awareness Day

Headache Treatments: Beyond The Pharmacy

Many people reach automatically for over-the-counter medicines for their occasional headaches, but what types of treatments are available for people who experience migraine pain or more frequent headaches that interfere with everyday life? There are prescription medications available, but there are also other headache treatments that can be used to [...]

By |2014-06-04T09:48:31-07:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Headache Treatments: Beyond The Pharmacy

Acupuncture And Pain Management

Acupuncture is a Respected Form of Pain Management Linda Gibbons, a licensed acupuncturist and board member for the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, says having needles inserted in the skin to relieve pain doesn’t make sense to most Americans at first. However, Gibbons, who is also on faculty at the Colorado [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:01:17-07:00November 19th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Acupuncture And Pain Management

Eastern – Western Medicine Collide

Patients See Relief from Pain Where Eastern and Western Medicine Collide By Jennifer Gitt Chronic pain is a condition medical experts have been treating for centuries. Thousands of methods are used today, including those stemming from eastern modalities. Eastern modality treatments were created with ancient theories of traditional Chinese medicine [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:04:17-07:00October 3rd, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Eastern – Western Medicine Collide

Acupuncture Treatment

If your doctor has recommended acupuncture treatment, you may be curious as to what’s involved and how it works. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical therapy designed to balance the flow of energy in a person’s body, in turn maintaining or restoring good health, treating a number of conditions (especially [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:06:45-07:00August 21st, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acupuncture Treatment