work-related back pain

3 Best Practices to Prevent Work-Related Back Pain

Work-related back pain injuries can occur from many activities, whether it is sports, sleeping on too hard of a bed, or even just lifting heavy objects incorrectly. However, one of the more prevalent injuries may come from the workplace. Common workplace back injuries may include: Pinched Nerves Lower Back Strain Fractured Vertebrae Spinal Cord Damage Herniated Discs Most of the …

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The Four Common Pain Management Misconceptions

Many people have pain management misconceptions that specialists only write for pain medications as their solution for treating acute and chronic pain. However, that is quite false. It is our goal to maintain a healthy dosing of pain medications for our patients. Too much, and you risk long term side effects and damaging the body systems. As physicians and medical …

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The Best Foods to Eat During a Drug or Alcohol Detox

Most of the time when people think of “drug detox”, they immediately think of getting clean to remove the toxic substance from the body. However, an essential part of the detox process is actually feeding your body to replace the lost nutrients and minerals. A healthy body makes it much easier to avoid a relapse, especially if you are undergoing …

weight gain and hormonal imbalances

5 Facts to Know to Restore Hormonal Imbalances That Cause Weight Gain

Hormonal Imbalances and metabolic issues may be the cause of excessive weight gain, particularly at the waist. This hormonal imbalance causes more inflammation and oxidative stress, and promotes even more fat storage. There are two types of fat: fat under your skin (subcutaneous) and a deeper more dangerous fat (visceral) coating your inner organs (fatty liver). This visceral fat has been linked to …

knee pain management

Essential Steps to Prevent Knee Pain in Old Age

Knee pain cannot be prevented in old age if it’s already there – however, it comes down to the steps taken to reduce the risk of getting it. By reducing the risk for the give most common causes and factors, prevention of knee pain is a large possibility.   The Common Risk Factors of Knee Pain One of the largest …

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The Scary Effects of Addiction to Painkillers and Opioids

Addiction to painkillers is a scary and growing problem in today’s age. It is also receiving much more media attention than it has in the past. Opioid drugs, also known as prescription painkillers, are both extremely powerful and addictive. There seems to be a lack of understanding about the dangers that our society does not see. These prescribed painkillers are …

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5 Opiate Withdrawal Tips to Help You Through Withdrawal

When it comes to quitting heroin, there are often many difficult obstacles on the way to sobriety. However, you can help yourself, or a friend or family member, get through the heroin withdrawal period much easier. Below we explore five withdrawal tips to help overcome the symptoms.   Plenty of Sleep Sleep is very important in helping getting through the …