Understanding Epidural Steroid Injections

Do you suffer from chronic back pain despite medication and physical therapy? You may be a candidate for injection therapy. Epidural steroid injections can be an excellent solution to relieve back pain, especially when irritated or inflamed nerves are involved. The Role of Inflammation Why does a steroid injection work for chronic back pain? Understanding…

Read More

Is it Flu or COVID-19?

We are quickly approaching a season in which both COVID-19 and the flu will be circulating within our communities. Actions should be taken to prevent the spread of both of these illnesses, as they can each become serious and even fatal if not taken seriously. With such similar symptoms, it can be confusing to try…

Read More

Osteoarthritis: Are You at Risk?

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, you understand the debilitating pain and stiffness it can bring to your body on a daily basis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. OA refers to the wearing down of the cartilage within your joints, which is the smooth tissue you need to protect your joints and…

Read More

The Psychological Impact of Chronic Pain

No one wants to be in pain. When that pain is ongoing or chronic, it can be especially difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, there’s more to chronic pain than the pain itself. Chronic pain often goes beyond physical suffering to elicit threats to one’s emotional, mental and psychological well-being. In fact, it is reported that…

Read More

How to Stop Chronic UTIs

Urinary tract infections can bring a host of uncomfortable and disruptive symptoms. While a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can occur in both men and women, it is females who are at a much greater risk for this dreaded scenario. In fact, over half of the female population will have at least one UTI in their…

Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Importance of Prompt Treatment

In the past few months, most Americans have spent more time in front of their computers than ever before. The recent pandemic has demanded us to work, learn and socialize on a virtual platform rather than face-to-face. Unfortunately, for those that suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, the extra hours on your laptop or smartphone can…

Read More

Stop Struggling with Sciatica

Sciatica can be one of the most troublesome types of chronic pain. While the discomfort is often felt in the buttocks and/or down the back of one leg, the irritated or “pinched” sciatic nerve that causes the pain originates in the low back. It makes sense, therefore, that most sciatica cases are triggered by a…

Read More

Migraine Relief With Botox

Do you suffer from migraines? Chronic migraines affect millions of people throughout the United States. This type of stubborn and painful headache can quickly disrupt your daily agenda. For many, it can be debilitating. Migraines can make it difficult to eat and sleep, but many sufferers get physically ill with nausea or vomiting when a…

Read More

Can Ketamine Help You Beat Depression?

We all have days that we feel down. However, those living with clinical depression suffer from lasting and persistent feelings of sadness that make it difficult to enjoy or have interest in day-to-day activities. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression causing it to be a leading cause…

Read More