Numbness is often caused by the compression, damage, or irritation of sensory nerves that transmit sensory information to the brain and the hands. Therefore, if the sensory nerves of the hand and arm are damaged or irritated, it is likely that the fingers will become numb. Numb fingertips, pain, dropping common items, and poor grip
Chronic pain impacts your day-to-day function and even your mood. However, you can take steps–natural, non-medication ones–to reduce bodily inflammation and the pain that accompanies it. Here are some tips on food choices that will help you keep inflammation in check. What Causes Inflammation in the Body? Inflammation is the body’s immune response to an
Acute or chronic pain from injury, surgery or a degenerative condition can change your life. Can you feel better without heavy prescription medications or invasive therapies, such as orthopedic surgery? This blog explores your non-invasive pain management options available at NIVA Health. Extracorporeal Sound Wave Therapy, or ESWT Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is a
Managing chronic pain is one of today’s most challenging health issues. About 25 percent of American adults struggle with long-lasting pain and many are frustrated with ineffective results from traditional treatments. Let’s look at ways to manage pain in the most natural way possible and to obtain the relief you deserve. What Is Chronic Pain?
Pain is a warning sign and a normal body reaction to an injury or illness. When the injury or illness heals, you stop experiencing pain. However, for many people, pain doesn’t go away but continues despite medications and other treatments. Such long-standing pain that carries on for longer than 4 weeks is called chronic pain.
Pain, whether acute or chronic, mild or severe, not only gets in the way of your physical comfort but also affects your mental and emotional state. There could be many reasons for the pain, including trauma, injuries, and medical conditions, such as peripheral neuropathy. Medications are considered the first choice for the management of pain.
What do you do if you have just undergone surgery and are feeling a great deal of pain? If you’re unsure about your next steps, consider post-operative pain management. These treatment programs are available to help you recover from your procedure and return to living your life to the fullest. Let’s explore more about pain
Chronic pain affects more than just your body – it affects your mental state, emotions, and quality of life. While everyone deals with chronic pain differently, there are a few steps one can follow to make living life with chronic pain just a little bit easier. Let’s discuss the five steps to dealing with chronic
Pain— particularly chronic pain— is thought to be the “scourge of mankind.” It has the power to bring down even the toughest people. Nonetheless, it doesn’t have to be a fact of life. If you’re suffering from chronic pain, did you know that an anti-inflammatory diet could be one of your keys to living well
During the winter months, cold weather can exacerbate pain, particularly in the joints. As temperatures get lower, blood circulation to our extremities decreases, causing muscles to spasm and aches to set in. Fortunately, pain during winter is not inevitable. There are many ways to manage and reduce cold-induced pain. Here are a few tips for
Pain, regardless of its cause, can render people unable to do— and find enjoyment in— the things they love. Fortunately, pain management exists to help people with all types of pain (acute, persistent, chronic, and intractable) effectively regain their normal function and achieve a sense of well-being without reliance on medications. If you’re on this