Chronic Neck or Back Pain? Relief Without Surgery is Possible

Are you suffering from severe pain in the back or neck? Almost everyone experiences at least some pain in these regions throughout their lives but, it can be frustrating and life-changing. It disrupts even the most basic of tasks. Severe pain can prevent social activities and exercise, and over time, may lead to feelings ofRead More

Can Stem Cell Therapy be the Answer to Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a condition that produces both pain and stiffness in joints. It is a degenerative disease, and anyone can be affected by it but people who are applying extra pressure to their joints over a prolonged period are more likely to become affected by this painful condition. Athletes or those who have jobs whichRead More

How Did I get Tennis Elbow Without Playing Tennis?

Tennis elbow is a term that confuses many. You don’t need to be actively involved in sports to experience the pain in this area. Repetitive action is the cause. While many tennis players will suffer from the condition, so can anyone and it’s certainly painful and debilitating. We often forget just how much we useRead More

What Causes Brain Freeze Headaches?

You may have experienced it yourself. It is a sudden numbing, stabbing pain experienced in the forehead after consuming something very cold. This is known as brain freeze although the correct medical term is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. Brain freeze may be a more popular name, but it also goes by ice cream headache and this makesRead More

Stress and Chronic Pain – the Gateway to Depression

Once pain is labeled as chronic, then, it will have been present for three months or more.  Stress and chronic pain are often inter-linked, and stress manifests through the frustrations experienced due to pain infiltrating every aspect of life. The movement may be restricted and pain overwhelming. This can certainly impact mood. It can beRead More

Are You Suffering from Constant Stomach Pain?

Many people suffer from constant stomach pain but, there are many reasons as to why it may occur. Although for many, there will be nothing serious, it is always best to seek medical advice when pain is ongoing. There are organs and a complete digestive system to consider so it’s easy for any number ofRead More

What is Sphenopalatine Ganglion neuralgia? What Can I do About It?

Anyone who is suffering from chronic pain caused by sphenopalatine ganglion neuralgia will understand completely how debilitating this condition is. Often, it comes in the form of cluster headaches which seem to follow two distinct patterns – chronic and episodic.   Chronic cluster headaches are worse as there is often no relief from attacks. Often,Read More