Mar 21
Understanding the Connection Between Pain and Sleep

Everyone experiences pain in their lifetime that goes away. However, chronic pain can make it difficult for you to stay comfortable and sleep throughout the night. At the same time, lack of sleep can make your pain worse and reduce…Read More

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Feb 27
Is Spinal Cord Stimulation the Answer to Your Chronic Back Pain?

Chronic back pain can be downright miserable and leave you searching for new pain management strategies. The back pain specialists at Texas Healthcare Associates want you to know that if conventional methods of pain relief have failed for you, a…Read More

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Dec 22
6 Best Self-Care Tips for Rheumatoid Arthritis

A diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be overwhelming. If the condition isn’t well-managed, you may struggle with flares that can be painful and interfere with everyday tasks. Self-care is essential for your physical health, mind, and soul when dealing…Read More

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Nov 04
7 Safe Ways to Manage Chronic Pain without Painkillers

Painkillers, also known as opioids or opiates, are commonly prescribed to treat chronic pain. While painkillers can effectively help reduce pain, these medications offer a high risk of dependence and addiction and are misused by roughly 29% of people who…Read More

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Aug 28
Most Common Causes of Low Back Pain and How to Avoid Them

If the first thing you notice in the morning is your aching, sore back, you’re not alone. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke estimates that about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at least once in their…Read More

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Jun 05
Which Type of Doctor Treats This Type of Pain?

Pain is the body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. Although it’s usually a symptom of a bigger issue, pain is occasionally the problem itself. It’s important to see the right physician for symptoms of pain, but who…Read More

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Nov 22
Can Exercise Really Help My Lower Back Pain?

If you experience frequent lower back pain, probably the last thing you want to think about is exercise. While you may feel like finding a comfy position to rest in, if your doctor is recommending physical activity, you must do…Read More

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Jun 16
Got a Pain in the Neck? When Is Neck Pain Serious?

We’ve all had the experience of waking up with a “crick” in the neck — an ache and stiffness so severe, you find yourself trying not to turn your head. Most people have also experienced that cracking and grinding sensation…Read More

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Apr 24
New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

Anyone who suffers from migraines knows they aren’t just bad headaches. Migraines can have symptoms that include severe throbbing pain on one side of the head, flashes of light, blind spots and even tingling on one side of the face….Read More

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Mar 02
NSAIDS, DMARDs, Corticosteroids: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve experienced stiffness or pain in your hands, knees or other joints, you may have wondered whether you have arthritis — if so, you’re not alone. The Arthritis Foundation estimates that 54 million adults in the United States suffer…Read More

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