Posts filed under: Chronic Pain Treatment

A new study published in the April 2017 “Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)” shows that receiving spinal manipulation can decrease acute low back pain, improve functioning, and is just as effective as taking a Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug...
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So what’s the deal with connective tissue?  For the longest time, we as clinicians did not know what the function of connective was.  Connective tissue is the tissue that lays over, under, and around muscles and organs.  We thought that...
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Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome are two very common chronic pain conditions.  Both are very similar in that there is generalized muscle pain along with sleep disturbances contributing to generalized fatigue.  The fatigue and pain can become severe enough that...
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Chronic Pain?  The American Pain Society defines chronic pain as a pain lasting longer that 3 months.  Chronic pain is very complex as there are many variables and factors which contributes to chronic pain.  As a physical therapist, I had...
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