Trigger Points

trigger points

Direct muscle injuries, poor posture, repetitive strain, or spine conditions such as a herniated disc can result in Trigger Points. Trigger points (TrPs) or muscle “knots” are sore spots in soft tissue that cause deep aching. Trigger points are commonly defined areas of tense muscles or knots in the muscle, which can be painful. Often,… Read more »


Psychogenic Pain

Psychogenic Pain

Psychogenic pain. Even the name of that type of pain sounds like “It’s all in your head”. But what is it actually? Chronic pain such as muscle pains, stomach pains, back pains, and headaches are very real to you. But are they physically what you’re experiencing? Of course they are, but are they also real… Read more »


Don’t Walk Away From Walking

walking

Remember when walking to the TV to turn the channel was exercise? The remote did away with that. You don’t even need to walk in your home at all anymore with products available like robotic vacuum cleaners doing the job for you. Walking used to be the norm for getting around. A simple exercise to… Read more »


Intracept: A Viable Procedure Tackling Chronic Back Pain

intracept procedure

There are multiple causes of chronic low back pain. For many people suffering from lower chronic back pain, the culprit is often the pain-sensing basivertebral nerve, the nerve that branches out to your vertebral endplates. With age and degeneration of the spine, additional stress is placed on the vertebrae and can put pressure on the… Read more »


The Pain Cycle

The Pain Cycle

Probably the best way to readily understand what a pain cycle is, is to think of “cause and effect” relationships. Cause and effect is a type of relationship between events whereby a cause creates an effect. For example: If your coffee is too hot it can burn your tongue. The cause is the heat. The… Read more »