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Dealing with Chronic Pain this Summer

With the start of summer usually means the start of a more active lifestyle, and for some, that means a painful reminder of joint pain. While staying in and being less active may seem...

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Preventing back pain during summer travels

As summer kicks off, so does the planning of vacations and trips that the harsh winter season doesn’t allow for.  With long distance travelers, especially those driving, it means the threat of neck and...

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What is the History and Present Day Theories of Pain Management

The purpose pain serves is to alert the body to damaging stimuli such as an inflammatory process or reaction or tissue damage. The International Association for the Study of Pain, defines pain as “an...

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3 Natural Headache Remedies That Actually Work

When you have a headache, you want it to stop. And you want it to stop now. Sure, we can treat migraines and severe headaches with a specialized treatment plan (often combining medications, therapies,...

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Changing Healthcare and its’ effects on Pain Management Practices

With year 2014 many changes to the healthcare system are coming into affect especially in programs associated with the federal government. “Medicare is looking for ways to save some money on physician reimbursements,” according...

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Sports, Sports and MORE Sports!

With the passing of Super Bowl 2014 and the Olympic’s Opening Ceremony this week, sports are on the minds of many. Soon Augusta natives and an abundance of visitors will be watching professionals putt...

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The Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain does more than just cause discomfort or painful sensations; it can also affect a person psychologically. Recent studies indicate that patients who suffer from long-term pain feel like they are not themselves,...

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Chronic Ankle Pain

If you’re an avid athlete, chances are you have encountered ankle pain or injury at some point in your life. It is certainly not unusual for ankle injuries to occur multiple times, and this...

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Yoga for Chronic Back Pain

A few recent studies suggest that regular yoga sessions can provide relief for certain chronic back pain sufferers.  Yoga and stretching exercises appear to have a positive effect on patients who have nonspecific back...

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Smoking and Chronic Pain

Amongst all the warnings about the dangers of smoking, there’s a new concern that may be surprising. A recent study indicates that women who have smoked regularly at some point in their lives report...

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