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Have Migraines? This Device May Help

By |2016-11-03T08:36:44-07:00March 31st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

According to a recent press release, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of the first device that can be used as a preventative treatment for migraine headaches. Migraine headaches, unfortunately, are a common condition for many people. Estimates note that up to 10% of people in the [...]

Year in Review: 2013 Medical Innovations

By |2016-09-12T11:52:13-07:00January 15th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

With 2013 just behind us, and the broad landscape of 2014 before us, it helps to look at what we created and discovered over the previous year to understand where this year may take us. 2013 was a year of many leaps forward in medicine, with new technologies changing how [...]

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, [...]

Can Capsaicin Help With Pain?

By |2017-11-30T16:41:58-07:00December 19th, 2013|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you remember that burning feeling in your mouth after you've eaten a particularly hot pepper? That heat is created by a chemical found in peppers called capsaicin. There is even a culture of foodies in the United States who aim to eat some of the the hottest peppers in [...]

What Is Coenzyme Q10 and How Does it Help With Pain?

By |2016-09-12T11:55:42-07:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a natural part of our body's cell structure. It is found in the heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas. We obtain small amounts of it through foods such as meat and seafood. CoQ10 has been proven to be effective for treating pain such as that caused by [...]

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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