FAQs About Back Pain

FAQs About Back Pain

(Back Pain Facts contributed by Laser Spine Institute) 1. What can relieve severe back pain? A. Anti-inflammatory medications B. Physical therapy C. Surgical procedures D. All of the above Answer: D One of the best ways to ward off back pain is by adopting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In addition, physical therapy, mild chiropractic work and … Read more

Got a headache? Try breathing!

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Dr. Dawn C. Buse, PhD, recommends diaphragmatic breathing along with relaxation techniques to help the body relax and rid itself of pain.  We caught up with Dr. Buse to ask her more about her headache research, treatment philosophy and the guided imagery audio files she created to help pain sufferers. PP: Headaches have been around…forever!  Are there really more new … Read more

How to Read Labels to Avoid Harmful Ingredients

Shopping for groceries is a simple errand for some, but for those seeking healthier options the task can be quite difficult. Dr. Bob, The Drugless Doctor, shares these crucial tips to help you select healthier products: 1. Important Numbers (8, 4, and 9): The stickers with corresponding bar codes, six-digit numbers, can be found on all produce … Read more

Caregiver Toolbox: Saving Energy

Caregiver Toolbox: Saving Energy

Caregiver Toolbox: Saving Energy: The Energy Penny Bank View more Caregiver Toolbox articles: Practical Tips for Travel Best Resources Surviving the Holidays PainPathways MagazinePainPathways is the first, only and ultimate pain magazine. First published in spring 2008, PainPathways is the culmination of the vision of Richard L. Rauck, MD, to provide a shared resource for … Read more