Category: Treatments


Back Pain

If you suffer from low back pain you are not alone. It is estimated, at any given time approximately 15% of all Americans have recurrent low back pain. By definition acute low back pain is severe, sudden in onset and short term. Chronic low back pain lasts longer than six months. Low back pain can… Read more »


Cervicogenic Headaches

A headache is the most common pain complaint in our society. Tens of millions of people suffer from headaches every year. Chronic headaches can be divided into three categories: Migraine Headaches – are believed to originate in the blood vessels that supply the head. Muscle Tension Headaches – are caused from chronic contraction of the… Read more »


Phantom Limb Stump Pain

Research shows virtually everyone who undergoes an amputation of an extremity will describe some measure of phantom limb sensation. These are sensory illusions giving the person a sense that the missing limb is still present. The underlying cause of this disorder is not known. However, doctors suspect it may be linked to parts of the… Read more »


TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is defined by an aching in the chewing muscles of the jaw. It is often associated with limitations in the ability to move the jaw as well as with clicking or popping sounds in the jaw. The pain generally occurs around the temporomandibular joint in the jaw, the sides of the… Read more »