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  • Shoulder Impingement
    Shoulder Impingement
    The shoulder stabilizes the arm in all activities. Therefore shoulder pain can cause significant impairments in function and quality of life. Subacromial impingement is one of the conditions that causes pain in the shoulder and upper arm. The arm...
  • Living with back pain: Receive treatment
    Living with back pain: Receive treatment
    What causes back pain?Lifting incorrectly and sitting ina chair can cause back pain. According toDr.Viyay Vad, M.D., from the Hospital for Special Surgery, "one of the main reasons we experience back pain is because we sit in chairs"...
  • Heartbreak series-Help Dana overcome traumatic brain injury
    Heartbreak series-Help Dana overcome traumatic brain injury
    Today I want to recognize those who have gone through physical, emotional and mental trauma. Sometimes dreams seem to suddenly shatter by events that occur beyond our control. These events can happen to us or our loved ones and leave us hurt and...
  • Planting Tears - A Devotion
    Planting Tears - A Devotion
    Psalm 126:4-6 (NLT)Restore our fortunes, LORD, as streams renew the desert. Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy. They weep as they go to plant their seed, but they sing as they return with the harvest.What is this feeling that...
  • The Giver, controversial movie not to miss
    The Giver, controversial movie not to miss
    Imagine a world in which pain has been eradicated, where social engineering and drugs have quelled jealousy, hatred—even love—an egalitarian world where, for the sake of sameness, people’s ability to see colors has been blocked....
  • Understanding why you have muscular pain
    TODAY’S NEWS: Understanding why you have muscular pain
    Alignment is so important tomaintain andif not, themuscles; fascia tendons;ligaments and bones are compromised.Muscular pain occurs when there is a trauma or postural alignment imbalances. As shown in this picture; can you see the knocked knee...
  • Pills
    Pain Relief
    A recent study has found that acetaminophen, the generic name for products such as Tylenol, is not the best choice for back pain. One reason is that back pain is often inflammatory in nature. For inflammation, one might be better off using...
  • I think I pulled my hamstring
    I think I pulled my hamstring
    What is a muscle strain?A muscle strain can be a micro or macro tear in the muscle, where the muscle and tendon meet, or where the tendon attaches to the bone. There are 3 degrees of muscle strains. A first degree strain is a micro tear that is...
  • My Thing - A Devotion
    My Thing - A Devotion
    James 1:2-4 (NLT)Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your...
  • I have a pain in my butt
    I have a pain in my butt
    The piriformis is a small muscle which runs from the back of your pelvis to the top of your thigh bone (femur) and is deep to the gluteal muscles. It is responsible for rotating the leg outward and stabilizes the hip joint enabling us to walk,...
  • (L to R) Iki Alroy and Shay Leibovitz of SHL Telemedicine attend TechCrunch Disrupt New York May 2011 at Pier 94 on May 24, 2011, in New York City.
    Telemedicine proves successful in pain management
    The first rigorously monitored trial of telemedicine as a means to reduce pain levels and decrease the use of addictive pain medications has proven to be successful. Dr. Kurt Kroenke of Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of...
  • Pain
    What is your pain level?
    When you go into the doctor's office because you have pain in a particular area ofyour body, the doctor will ask you to look at the pain chart. You know those faces; happy, sad, in extreme agony.And each of the faces has a rating, numbering...
  • Heartbreak series-Adrift
    Heartbreak series-Adrift
    Here is another submission to our heartbreak series from Grahame Johnson, a British poet based in Cambridge. This poem is also full of meaning and depth. He tells a story of heartbreak. When he says “I had to let go” we know this...
  • Why do I get shin splints?
    Why do I get shin splints?
    Shin splints is a common term used to describe lower leg pain that occurs below the knee either on the front of the shin or along the inside of the shin. The technical term for this pain is medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), which is an overuse...
  • Headache Pain
    Why do I get headache pain?
    Headache pain is common for many of us with postural problems. Posture is an important assessment that doctors don't seem to notice or use in their medical intake process because they don't specialize in these types of protocols. The...