February 16, 2021
If you’re currently suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, there is almost a limitless amount of ways you can help your body overcome the condition, from bracing to activity modification to regenerative medicine and more. However, an often-overlooked strategy is slightly changing the diet. Several foods can actually aggravate the condition and interfere with healing, so avoiding them can speed up the recovery process. Who are the key offenders? Read on to learn about 3 of the foods you should beware if you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
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January 12, 2021
Tens of millions of people suffer from back pain every year, and the experience is always different from person to person. If your back pain is severe enough that you’re considering going to the doctor, it’s important that you’re able to properly describe what you’re feeling. This will help your doctor determine what may be triggering the problem, and more importantly, how you can get relief. There are several factors to consider when it comes to back pain, but you really only need to tell your doctor about 5 to give them (and you!) the best chance for success.
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December 14, 2020
Waking up with a completely numb hand might be a little amusing at first, but for many people, it occurs often enough that it becomes a concern. If it frequently happens to someone’s dominant hand, it can be extremely annoying if they need to go to the restroom, get a drink of water, or start making breakfast. Is there a way to prevent this? Could this be a sign of a condition like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? We share everything you need to know to rest easy in today’s blog.
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September 24, 2020
Back pain was one of the most common muscle-related issues in the U.S. even before people were asked to stay at home due to COVID-19. But now, it’s even more prominent because the population is spending more time sitting at their computers each day, whether they are working, video calling friends and family, talking to their child’s teachers, or organizing grocery delivery. If you find yourself constantly dealing with back pain, you are far from alone, but these quick and easy stretches can help relieve the tension so you can keep focusing on what matters.
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July 19, 2020
Most of the unpleasant symptoms associated with osteoarthritis, like stiffness and pain, have one main source—inflammation of the soft tissues due to excess friction within the joint. While no diet or supplement can cure arthritis, certain foods are proven to increase this inflammation, and avoiding them can go a long way in making it easier to manage the condition, helping someone be more comfortable (and mobile) day to day. If you have OA, be sure to skip the following foods, and your body will thank you for it!
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May 25, 2020
Even mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can have a big impact on your day-to-day life, but fortunately, you don’t have to just sit idly by. In addition to consulting with a doctor, there are also a few exercises you can do on your own to relieve the chronic hand and wrist pain. Give these a try, but be sure to start slow, and if anything causes discomfort, don’t push it. These shouldn’t substitute for treatment from a doctor, but they can provide a much-needed short term solution to improve your comfort and function.
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April 3, 2019
Going to the doctor’s office can be a nerve-racking
experiences for many people. As such, patients have the option of seeking care
from another clinician if they feel their current physician isn’t meeting their
needs. While each doctor may be unique, there are common traits that
most patients look for in their physician. Here are the most
important characteristics, according to MedPage Today:
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March 26, 2019
A new study published in a recent issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed that a single injection of PRP (platelet-rich plasma) was both more effective and longer lasting than a cortisone injection for the treatment of symptomatic gluteus medius tendinitis.
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March 2, 2019
A new study published last month in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences showed that moderate physical activity (MPA) can delay the worsening of mild knee osteoarthritis (OA).
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February 6, 2019
you considering “decompression shoulder surgery” (also known as
subacromial decompression) for rotator cuff impingement?
A new study published in the Jan. 15, 2019 issue of the British Journal of
Sports Medicine showed that “subacromial decompression surgery provided
no important benefit compared with placebo surgery or exercise therapy, and probably
carries a small risk of serious harms.”
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