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Treatments For Knee Pain

By |2016-09-28T10:39:14-07:00May 28th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Current studies tell us that 19% of the population suffers from some form of knee pain. It appears to affect more women than men with nearly 20% of women reporting knee pain and only 10-15% of their male counterparts. Knee pain is any pain that affects the knee joint and [...]

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Managing Fibro Fog

By |2016-04-26T13:54:51-07:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The confusion and memory problems associated with fibromyalgia, called "fibro fog" by many patients, can be a debilitating symptom of this condition. There is little in the way that explains the causes of fibromyalgia, and even less for fibro fog. However, many health professionals suggest that fibro fog may be [...]

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Most Common Treatments for Low Back Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:38:38-07:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Low back pain can run the gamut from merely annoying to chronic, debilitating pain. While the National Institutes of Health estimates that eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, the reality is that many of these cases will be acute episodes [...]

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Five Ways to Curb Opioid Use

By |2017-10-27T14:29:13-07:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Because of the controversy with opioid use for patients suffering from chronic pain and the risk for addiction, there is some concern in the medical community that the drugs be used safely and effectively. How can patients reduce their own use of these drugs? Here are five ways you can [...]

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Alternative Treatments for Headache Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:41:03-07:00January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Headaches are caused by a multitude of triggers, however, they are defined as pain experienced by the nerves in the membranes inside the skull or major nerves that radiate out from the brain, most often caused by irritation, inflammation, or injury. Headaches themselves can further be subdivided into tension, cluster, [...]

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Children and Pets Can Benefit from Acupuncture Too!

By |2016-11-03T08:42:14-07:00December 13th, 2013|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

In  many of the acupuncture posts we've touched on, there's generally an emphasis towards using acupuncture for adult concerns and conditions. However other populations, like children and pets, are benefiting from acupuncture treatment as well. A large-scale 2011 study reported in the journal Pediatrics showed that minimal risks and side effects [...]

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