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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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7 Ways To Treat Nerve Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:30:55-07:00October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Finding the right treatment for nerve pain is a very personal thing. Different methods work for different people, and the best thing to do is try a variety of treatments until identifying those with the most benefit. Some treatments are very particular to an individual’s case. For example, if someone’s [...]

Chronic Pain Research Looks To Change The Brain

By |2016-11-03T08:31:15-07:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

New insights into the brain’s innermost workings have researchers looking into ways of decreasing the body’s sensitivity to chronic pain. The latest findings provide hope that things as simple as sound or special images may one day help chronic pain patients suffer less. Other, more profound discoveries are opening the [...]

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Recipe: Spicy Greens and Beans

By |2016-11-03T08:36:29-07:00April 5th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jalapeño peppers contain capsaicin, an antioxidant that is flavorless and odorless, but packs a powerful punch of heat. Capsaicin has the ability to relieve nerve pain by sending an impulse up to the nervous system and blocking the painful stimulus. At the first signs of your next ache or pain, help [...]

How Can Osteoarthritis Cause Back Pain?

By |2016-11-03T08:38:41-07:00February 14th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

The lumbar, or lower, region of the back is a common location to experience osteoarthritis. This is a disease that causes the cushioning tissues, or cartilage, on top of the bones to degenerate over time. It can cause pain and swelling in the affected areas. Osteoarthritis of the spine specifically [...]

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Starting the New Year Right

By |2016-11-03T08:41:04-07:00January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

"For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot How are you planning to usher in the new year? Rather than making New Year's resolutions, try identifying a theme for [...]

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