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10 Treatments For Osteoporosis-Related Back Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:25:20-07:00July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Osteoporosis, often referred to as “brittle bones,” is a condition of bone thinning that occurs as we age. Our bones are getting stronger and gaining mass as we move through our 20s, but when we enter our third decade the process reverses. This process can occur at many different speeds, [...]

The Pain Of Eating Disorders

By |2016-11-03T08:27:43-07:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

February 22-28 is National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) week. This year’s focus is on dispelling myths and raising awareness of the signs of eating disorders. Not all eating disorders develop the same way for everyone, and NEDA is working to educate everyone on the importance of prevention and early intervention. [...]

The 2 Primary Types Of Leg Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:32:34-07:00August 1st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When we discuss leg pain, we normally discuss 2 different forms of the pain: pain related to musculoskeletal damage or pain that occurs due to damage or injury in the nervous system. During this month on Nevada Inside Pain, we gave an in-depth look to both of these types of leg pain. [...]

Treating And Preventing Osteoporosis Through Awareness

By |2016-11-03T08:32:47-07:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Osteoporosis, or fragile bones, has been referred to as the “untreated epidemic.” This disease is a loss of bone density that leads to increasingly high risk for broken bones. Several treatment options exist for osteoporosis, but because there are no noticeable symptoms until after a bone has broken, many people [...]

What Is The Difference Between Osteoporosis And Osteoarthritis?

By |2016-11-03T08:32:51-07:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are 2 bone conditions, but that is where most similarities end. In combination with the root word “osteo,” meaning “bone,” the other parts of their names give hints as to their different characteristics. Porosis = Pores Osteoporosis is a deteriorating bone condition. Bone is living tissue that [...]

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