Category: Arthritis Pain Relief

Arthritis Pain

Using Opioids to Mask Your Arthritis Pains? There’s a Better Way

January 20th, 2020

What if someone told you that the opioids you’re taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? You’d probably want to listen to that person. Opioids like morphine and oxycodone alter your perception of pain.  You might be “feeling no pain” when you take these pills, but it’s actually doing nothing to improve

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female doctor examining a patient suffering from neck and shoulder pain

The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

September 12th, 2019

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

April 10th, 2019

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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