Pain

3 things to do for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis What is it? The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes and supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it can get weak, swollen, tender and inflamed. Pain is presented on the heel and bottom of the foot and usually occurs when standing or walking. Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch and repeated strain or activity can cause

Neck Osteoarthritis (OA)

What is Neck Osteoarthritis (OA)? Arthritis is defined as the presence of swelling, effusion (The escape of fluid into another part), or the presence of 2 or more of the following signs: limited range of motion(ROM), tenderness, pain on motion, or joint warmth. In this article we will specifically discuss neck osteoarthritis. Degenerative changes are common in neck or cervical spine. In some degree they are found almost universally in persons over 50yrs of age. Once you hit 70 years

5 Reasons Not to Tolerate Pain

5 Reasons Not to Tolerate Pain Untreated pain creates a downward spiral of chronic pain symptoms, so it is very important to treat pain early and avoid it becoming chronic pain. The earlier a person begins treatment, the less likely the pain will affect their day-to-day life. Let’s discuss 5 reasons not to tolerate pain: Pain Affects Quality of Life Chronic pain, which is a diagnosis including joint pain, back pain, and recurring headaches, can have a profound effect on a person’s day