It’s fairly well known that large amounts of stress can cause a variety of health problems. Stress can affect your weight, sleep, eating habits, and ability to concentrate. Another lesser known risk of stress is that it can bring about intense physical pain, known as myofascial pain syndrome.
You hear people talking a lot about carpal tunnel syndrome in relation to those who play certain sports, work on some sort of assembly line, use a computer consistently for work, or play the piano. One might assume that the condition is caused by these activities, but it’s actually caused by the squeezing of a particular nerve that runs through your hand and forearm. While it can be a pretty simple task to identify the actual condition, identifying the exact cause of it can often be a challenge.
Technology has greatly increased the scope of our world. We can connect with friends and family regardless of location, watch movies on our phone, and store thousands of books on one small device. Unfortunately, overuse of technology also can be hard on your friendships, your social life, and your body.
For patients who are in need of surgery on their spines, it has historically been a big concern because spinal surgery typically meant that the length of the spine was cut so the surgeon could reach the entire back in order to perform the procedure.
Whiplash is a muscular injury to the neck that is caused by rapid deceleration, which results in the neck and head falling forward and snapping back quickly.
Spinal stenosis is a condition that usually develops in people age 50+, and it can literally be a real pain in the neck and back.
We recognize the National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month in January.
A herniated disc can occur anywhere along the spine, but one thing remains consistent–the pain.
Join us for an unforgettable evening on Friday, January 26, as we come together to celebrate the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association, and work together to fight America’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers, heart diseases and stroke.
When your favorite football player takes a hard hit, are you bothered if he’s taken out of the game? The NFL has received a lot of media attention recently as medical professionals, players, and their families recognize the danger of sports-related head trauma resulting in ongoing changes to make the game safer.