If you develop an unsightly lump on your wrist or finger, chances are you have a ganglion cyst. Ganglion cysts are not cancerous. However, they’re often unsightly and can cause hand and wrist pain, which motivates patients to seek treatment. Though ganglion cysts are common, they aren’t well-known, so here’s what you need to know.
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Migraines Are Still a Risk - It's estimated that someone in nearly one in every four households in the United States suffers from migraines. And yet, migraines are still a largely misunderstood condition. Even more interesting is that migraines seem to affect men and women differently. Though men are less likely to develop migraines, they should still know common triggers, symptoms, and treatment options.
Physical therapy has proven to be very effective in treating chronic pain. You might have also heard physical therapy is referred to as physiotherapy. Physical therapy revolves around movement and strengthening of the body. A physical therapist will work with you and your individual needs, to give you the maximum range of movement and activity possible.
Endometriosis is a common gynecological problem that affects at least 11% of women. Although endometriosis can cause severe pelvic pain, at least half of all women with endometriosis don’t experience pelvic or menstrual pain. Imagine that you have endometriosis without gynecologic-related pain. Then you suddenly develop hip pain without any evidence of a hip problem (because it’s caused by endometriosis).
Menopause & Joint Pain in Women - As women age, they may start to experience joint pain. This can be caused by several factors, including natural aging, menopause, and other health conditions. Joint pain can be debilitating, making it difficult to perform everyday activities. There are various treatment options available, both medical and home remedies. With the right treatment plan, menopausal joint pain can be managed effectively.
Sciatica is one of the most common complaints of lower back pain. Let’s examine sciatica closer to determine what it is, what causes it, and how to deal with it. My first experience with sciatica literally brought me to my knees. Working as a paramedic, I stepped out of the back of the ambulance, a motion I had done countless times, and as soon as my foot touched the ground, my leg gave way.
Neuropathy affects an estimated 30 million Americans, which is about 9% of the population. One of the earliest signs is tingling in your limbs, but it isn’t long before tingling is joined by pain. Top Causes of Neuropathy - Neuropathy generally refers to any problem that affects your nerves. People often use neuropathy to mean a specific type of nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy. Your peripheral nerves are all the nerves in your body, outside the brain and spinal column.
When you are first referred to a pain management clinic, you may be concerned about what exactly will happen there. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. This guide will take you through all the details, to ease your worries and set you up to make the most of your appointments. What Is a Pain Management Clinic? A pain clinic is a clinic staffed by multiple medical professionals who specialize in diagnosing, treating, and helping patients to manage their pain. You may attend an outpatient or inpatient program.
Sports and recreational activities cause more than 8.6 million injuries every year. You may be surprised to learn that the top two causes in people younger than 24 are general exercise and basketball. They’re followed by football, gymnastics, pedal cycling, and soccer. Over the age of 25, however, injuries are primarily caused by recreational sports, water sports, basketball, and pedal cycling. Recreational sports include everything from racquet sports, golf, and bowling to hiking and fishing.
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