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17
Apr

Traveling for the Holidays? Here are Three Tips for Managing Pain:

For many of us, the holidays are a busy time for travel, as we hit the road or jump on a flight to see family and friends. And, while this time of year is all about spending time with those we love, it can often be interrupted by pain induced by traveling conditions. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding
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17
Apr

Digital Device Injuries:

Being attached to a smartphone, may not seem like a big deal now, but research shows it has more than a few serious downsides later on in life. Virtually unheard of two years ago, “text neck” is a repetitive strain injury that’s becoming more common as more people hunch over smartphones. When your spine is in a neutral position, the
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17
Apr

Pain management After A Car Accident:

Car accidents–they happen in seconds. Even though car accidents can create different injuries for different people, there are many common injuries that create problems for everybody. In fact, more than 70 percent of people who visit the emergency room after a car crash still feel pain six weeks later, according to a study from the University of North Carolina School
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17
Apr

Opioid Addiction Dangers: Health Issues: Pain Management:

When it comes to pain management, there are many different ways that doctors choose to handle the treatment. Some are holistic, some rely on opioid prescriptions. While opioids can be beneficial in small doses, they do have dangerous side effects that you should be aware of. Below are the top dangers associated with opioid use, you should be aware of.
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17
Apr

Activities to Help Your Adolescent with Back Pain

Back pain can affect all ages, including kids and teens. While younger children tend to have short-lived back pain due to less severe stresses on the back, adolescents are more likely to suffer from injuries that might result in back pain. The good news? There are activities that will help alleviate any pain or tension in young kids and adolescents.
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17
Apr

Chronic Pain and Exercise:

Think taking a day off from the gym will help combat chronic pain? Guess again. Exercise is still one of the best ways to beat or lessen chronic pain. Not all exercises, however, are created equal. Engaging in the wrong types of workouts or overexerting yourself can actually do more harm than good, if not careful. Here are some exercises
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17
Apr

Dr. Paul Pannozzo, an Summa pain specialist, just authored an informative article discussing the benefits of swimming or water aerobics in lessening and treating chronic pain.

Dr. Paul Pannozzo, an Summa pain specialist, just authored an informative article discussing the benefits of swimming or water aerobics in lessening and treating chronic pain. We invite you to read the article and learn more about Dr. Pannozzo’s take on the benefits of swimming: Green Living Arizona, swimming
17
Apr

World Class Athletes and Pain Management:

With the 2016 Olympics wrapping up, there’s a lot that we can learn from the athletes competing to represent our country. These athletes know how to push through a tough workout, stay calm under pressure, and deal with painbetter than most. The good news is that you don’t have to be a superstar athlete to benefit from pain management techniques.
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17
Apr

Is chronic pain impacting sexual intimacy?

Physical intimacy is a necessity in life. Sexual intimacy combined with a person’s sexuality, are the basis for human connection. But if you’re currently suffering from chronic pain, your relationships, and sexual life are likely being impacted. While a silent issue, you’re not the only one living with this condition. According to the National Centers for Health Statistics, 76.2 million
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17
Apr

Workplace Injuries and Painful Conditions Can Be Prevented and Mitigated:

So, you’ve just spent eight hours at your desk and an hour in rush-hour traffic, and it’s time to prop your feet up on the couch and relax! But you’re in so much pain from sitting all day that you can’t even enjoy it. This is the reality for millions of American’s today. The good news? Routine exercises throughout the
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