facet joint injection procedure

The Facet Joint Injection Procedure

Facet joints are small, bony joints that sit along the spine. They are paired up from the neck to the lower back area. When the joints get inflamed, they cause pain that can be severe. The pain can be acute or chronic, caused by a variety of conditions.  The pain radiates to other parts of […]...
heat and cold therapy on ankle injury

Heat and Cold Therapy for Pain Management

Treating pain with heat and cold therapy can be very effective for a variety of conditions and injuries. This affordable, at-home therapy is often recommended to help relieve aches and pains from muscle or joint damage.  Heat therapy can utilize hot water bottles, heat pads, or warm baths. Cold ...
hip pain in middle aged man

Exercises to Ease Hip Pain

If you’ve been suffering from hip pain, the chronic ache can sometimes seem like more than you can bear. Unfortunately, many who are diagnosed with arthritis report experiencing hip pain. Whether your pain results from arthritis or some other issue, you’ll want to seek treatment to see what can b...
post-injury pain therapies

5 Types of Therapies for Post-Injury Pain

Approximately 20 to 50 million people sustain road-related injuries every year. If you or your loved one suffers pain from road accidents, workplace injuries, or slips and falls, your doctor may recommend therapy as part of your treatment. Besides reducing pain, post-injury therapy can facilitate...
skiing and preventing winter injuries

Staying Safe on the Slopes: The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding Winter Injuries

Although winter is a cold season, it’s not all dull as it comes with many seasonal family fun and awesome snow activities, such as skiing and snowboarding. However, the joy can be cut short by winter injuries from these activities without warning. In fact, in the US, it is estimated that an avera...
foot and ankle pain

5 Common Causes of Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot  and ankle pain is a common problem, and we are all at risk of developing it. Still, if you know the reasons behind these pains, there are better ways to manage or even prevent them from happening. Take a read of this article for insight on the most common causes of pain in the […]
phantom limb pain

Knee Pain: Causes & Treatments

Knee pain is a common condition that affects people of all ages. It can be acute or chronic pain, depending on the cause.  Knee pain may be the result of a medical condition or an injury. Minor pain typically responds well to at-home methods of treatments; however, in more serious cases, your phy...
man with sports injuries

Top 10 Sports Injuries & How We Can Help

Sports injuries are common in children and adults. There are hundreds of different types of injuries that are caused by sports. Some body parts are more susceptible to injury than others and the top three injuries make up most of all sports-related injuries.  Let’s talk about the 10 most commo...