Physical Therapy vs Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy vs Occupational Therapy

Types of Therapists for Chronic Pain Management Individuals suffering with chronic pain each have an individual path to managing their daily challenges. Over time, this path develops to meet present needs and, at some point, will often include working with the physical body to increase ease of mobility. For this, there are two types of …

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Acupuncture for Pain Management

Acupuncture for Pain Management

Ancient Chinese Treatments for Modern-Day Pain Pain medications, prescription or otherwise, are effective at relieving pain. Unfortunately, this relief comes at a cost. For most pain medications, long-term use results in several consequences. Side effects, tolerance, dependency, and even addiction all become risks when medications alone are used to mask chronic pain. For this reason, …

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Non-Opioid Pain Treatment

Non-Opioid Pain Treatment: Working Against the Opioid Crisis

Over the last two decades, the rise of opioid prescriptions as a treatment for chronic pain have risen exponentially. Initially found to be both safe and effective, the medical community later learned that these medications not only resulted in additional and lasting impairments, but were less effective at treating several types of pain than initially …

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Migraine Eye Pain

A Headache Behind the Eyes: Migraine Eye Pain

Eye pain occurring side by side with a headache is an unfortunate commonality for many individuals who suffer from chronic headaches. These pains can be debilitating and long lasting, sometimes even requiring specialized therapies and prescription medications to properly manage. Below, you will find the three main types of headache that cause excessive eye pain. …

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Causes Migraines

What Causes Migraines?

Migraine pain can be debilitating. Migraine attacks are intense headaches that can cause nausea, vomiting, throbbing pain and sensitivity to light and sound. These severe headaches can rob sufferers of an hour, a day or even a week and cause extreme pain and discomfort. The intensity of symptoms and duration varies from person to person. …

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