Pain is an unavoidable reality for many people. Whether it's chronic pain from arthritis or the acute pain of a sprained ankle, you may have to deal with some level of discomfort at various points in your life. But that doesn't mean that you should needlessly suffer. Pain management can help to improve the quality of your life and reduce your dependency on medication. Here are three reasons to consider pain management.
23 July 2021
An auto accident is often traumatizing. The stress and fright you endure might keep you from realizing you've been injured. Plus, certain injuries may not show up right away. You might think you're fine only to find out you're stiff and sore the next day. It's a good idea to see a medical professional, such as a chiropractor, for an assessment after you've been in an accident, especially if you have neck or back pain.
12 May 2021
Back pain can make your life completely unbearable. When it persists for more than a few hours, your first response may be to get pain medication. While the medication will be useful in managing the condition for the short term, if you have a more profound underlying condition, the pain will only worsen. Sadly, when the pain worsens, many people increase the dosage of the pain killers and end up with either drug resistance or, in extreme cases, an addiction to pain medication.
10 November 2020
Physical therapy is something that many people utilize to rehabilitate, repair injuries, and improve their life. If you're considering seeking a physical therapist, you may be wondering what to expect during treatment. Not all clinics are exactly the same and treatment can vary depending on your individual needs, but physical therapists are ready to help you in so many ways. Keep reading to learn what to expect when seeking physical therapy:
11 June 2020
Getting hurt in an auto accident or slip and fall accident can lead to all types of injuries. When you are trying to recover from your injuries, it's important to get the best help available to you. An auto accident clinic will carefully assess your symptoms and look for ways to help you heal naturally. Through the use of chiropractic treatments, you will be able to find pain relief without medication.
20 September 2019
If you have ever experienced lower back pain at some point in your life, you are not alone. According to the most recent statistics, approximately 80% of adults in the United States have suffered with lower back pain. Pain in the lower back that only lasts up to a few weeks is considered acute and usually resolves on its own. Chronic lower back pain lasts over 12 weeks and usually requires treatment.
11 July 2019
Back problems plague a large number of Americans, and in some cases, the causes of back problems can go back many years. Taking care of your back from a very young age can help prevent injuries and other underlying causes of back pain, so if you are a parent, it is important to do what you can during your kids' childhoods to help keep their backs healthy and strong. Luckily, promoting good back health and instilling important ideas that will keep your back strong in the future is not very hard.
16 April 2019