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What Causes Migraines?

By |2016-11-03T08:25:35-07:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Migraines are an extreme form of headache that affect 36 million people in the U.S., 14 million of whom suffer from daily migraine pain. In addition to severe pain in various parts of the head (e.g., behind the eyes and ears), migraine sufferers may experience some or all of the [...]

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Is Your Computer Giving You A Headache?

By |2016-11-03T08:25:37-07:00June 10th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

When we switch our computer on in the morning, we are usually greeted by a beautiful screensaver. Maybe it is a vacation snapshot, a picture of the kids, or a beautiful scene out of nature. Try as we might, those beautiful screensavers cannot cover up the fact that our computer [...]

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All About Whiplash

By |2016-11-03T08:25:39-07:00June 8th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

The Spine Research Institute of San Diego estimates that as many as three million whiplash injuries occur in the United States every year. Additionally, whiplash is a common source of chronic neck pain, with as much as 45% of people with chronic neck pain attributing their pain to a past [...]

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Headaches In Children: Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

By |2016-11-03T08:25:40-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Few things are worse than seeing your children in pain. If they have a scrape on their knee, it’s easy to clean it gently, bandage the knee, and give them a kiss. Usually that’s enough. But what about headaches in children? These can be harder to make “all better.” Children [...]

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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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Living With Head Pain

By |2014-06-10T17:12:03-07:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

During the course of June, we've covered many head pain topics to raise awareness during Migraine and Headache Awareness month. The purpose of this month was meant to shed light on the suffering that people with these pain conditions experience. Through awareness, we can all hope to see better treatments and [...]

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