What is pain management? Pain is defined as a symptomatic discomfort arising from an occurrence of tissue or nerve damage, inflammation, or irritation in the body. When it manifests, especially if chronic in nature, could prevent a person from carrying out daily functions. In such cases, patients could approach pain management centers for pain care, […]
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What is the Sciatic Nerve? The sciatic nerve is a major nerve located around the area of the lumbar spine, running along the buttocks, the thighs, and then further branches down the legs to form the common peroneal and tibial nerves. It arises from the sacral plexus and is formed at the junction of several […]
What is abdominal cancer? The abdomen is described as the area containing most of the organs for digestion such as the intestines, stomach, liver, and pancreas. It covers the length of the torso below the chest down to the pelvis. Abdominal cancer is a general term for abnormal cell growth developing in this area, and […]
What is a perineum? The perineum is the area between the thighs covering the perineal body, or the central tendon of the perineum, the external genitalia, and the anus. It corresponds to the outlet or opening of the pelvis, bound by part of the hipbone, and where a lot of muscles from the thigh and […]
What is the Sciatic Nerve? The sciatic nerve is the most massive single nerve in the body that bridges the spine and the lower extremities. It is fed by a total of five nerves originating from the spinal cord, transcending the length of the lower spine to the buttocks, branching out, and continuing to the […]
Has your knee pain brought you to your knees? The knee is the largest joint in your body that supports the entire weight of the body above it. A lifetime of standing, lifting, and walking causes considerable knee pain for one in every four adults over 50. Any problem including a chronic pain in your […]
Haven’t your patience exhausted of going through those futile treatments for your leg pain? Statistics suggest that tens of millions of Americans are suffering from multiple pains. That is partly because, traditional treatments have failed to relieve many of those conditions. When conventional treatments are just partly effective or ineffectual for chronic pain, then interventional […]
Are you weighed down by your disabling upper back pain? It is estimated that 90% of US citizens have endured some sort of back pain during their lifetime. Every year, billions of dollars are lost due to difficulties nearly half the adults have with such an interfering pain while doing their jobs. Maybe you are […]
Are you feeling feeble fighting your low back pain? Maybe looks unbelievable, but statistics suggests that nearly 632 million people suffer from lower back pain at any given point in time. Figures also show that 80% of the U.S. citizens have experienced this physical disorder during their lifetime. Among the various types of back pains, […]
Are you bewildered by encumbering impacts of a car accident on your life? Aren’t you exhausted of going through various treatments for musculoskeletal pain? It is estimated that by the year 2020, injuries of road traffic accidents would count for the third of most common disabilities world wide. Car accidents are one of the […]
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