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Honoring Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

By |2016-11-03T08:25:27-07:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

When we hear the word “arthritis,” the image that might spring to mind is elderly people hunched over, hands crabbed with painful lumps. Arthritis is not a condition reserved for the elderly. Over 300,000 kids in the U.S. suffer from juvenile arthritis, and July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. This [...]

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Learn More! Self-Education For Chronic Pain Patients

By |2016-11-03T08:26:09-07:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With new awareness of chronic pain and its impact on the physical, financial, and emotional health of the U.S., there is more and more information available to chronic pain patients interested in self-education. The challenge becomes finding reliable, trustworthy resources to broaden your knowledge base without overwhelming or discouraging you. [...]

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Capsaicin For Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:29:14-07:00December 19th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Capsaicin, the compound in peppers that gives them their tell-tale heat, is a surprisingly effective treatment for pain. It is hard to believe when you bite into a particularly hot pepper and flail around for relief that this heat can be a positive force for pain management. The heat level [...]

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New Research On Acupuncture Treatment

By |2016-11-03T08:29:37-07:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Acupuncture may have originated in ancient China, but these days it has been recommended for everything from smoking cessation to weight loss. But is it truly effective? The research on the affects of acupuncture is decidedly mixed and requires careful examination. Acupuncture started over 5,000 years ago and is based [...]

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Equipment For Managing Pain At Work

By |2018-11-18T18:49:40-07:00November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Long days spent in an office chair can intensify the effects of chronic pain for some people. Fortunately, awareness around the issue of helping employees manage chronic pain is growing, and so are the possible remedies available. Chronic pain results in an estimated $61.2 billion in lost productivity annually, estimates [...]