Chronic pain
Can a chiropractor help me with migraine?

Can a chiropractor help me with migraine?

With many classifications of migraine, the knowns and unknowns, hereditary link, the one-off in the family, triggers, testing, treatment, and more, many look for new solutions and options to fold into their wellness plan. As a chiropractor, Dr. Mandi McCoy said,...

What is the pain scale?

What is the pain scale?

You’ve been asked this question before. Where do you rate your pain on a scale from 1-10? Do you know what each number means? It’s confusing but clarity will soon be yours. Most medical facilities use the Stanford Pain Scale (1-10) as a reference guide. Pain tolerance...

Trifecta of chronic pain, stress, and anxiety is impairing health

Trifecta of chronic pain, stress, and anxiety is impairing health

Treating patients with chronic pain on a daily basis, Hana Doustar, offers her expertise, approach, and advice to individuals living with chronic pain and anxiety, as well as combating stress. The top three root causes of pain she sees firsthand? 1 – “Headaches from...

Pain management doctor develops innovative methods to help patients

Pain management doctor develops innovative methods to help patients

As patients we are so impressed when we connect with a high-quality physician and see the difference it makes in our life. Imagine the level of respect for one of those who is also an innovator in his field. Dr. Bryan Marascalchi, an accomplished anesthesiologist and...

Expert says many options available to manage back pain

Expert says many options available to manage back pain

Given that 25% of adults in the United States have reported experiencing lower back pain in the prior three months (CDC), it is important to know that many options exist to help alleviate this pain. Dr. Bryan Marascalchi, a pain management expert who is an assistant...

Pain, pain tolerance, and the 1-10 pain scale

Pain, pain tolerance, and the 1-10 pain scale

Pain is truly a pain. As I write this, I am presently in recovery mode from sinus surgery. From a sinus infection, facial pressure, and headache standpoint – I feel a world better. From a pain perspective – I think I could draw you a picture of exactly where the...

“Pain: The #1 reason people seek medical help”

“Pain: The #1 reason people seek medical help”

Pain, whether short-term or long-term, is debilitating and in the United States, 20 million people live with the type of pain that frequently limits their life or work activities. No wonder pain is the number one reason Americans seek medical help, according to the...

Managing pain begins with inward focus

Managing pain begins with inward focus

Are you in pain? Are you okay? Pain – whether short term, chronic pain, or intermittent pain can be one of the toughest symptoms we have to manage in life. Pain can be all-consuming. Millions of people experience significant pain every day. What is the true definition...

Finally understanding the 1 to 10 pain scale

Finally understanding the 1 to 10 pain scale

Everyone has a different tolerance for pain. However, I will say that experiencing migraine and meningitis have provided me with the ability to gauge pain better. Do you have a good understanding of the pain scale?  If you have a condition that causes pain, you will...

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