Fibromyalgia and Weight Gain

Fibromyalgia is characterized by various symptoms including pain and tenderness. It has been linked to weight gain due to certain factors. Losing excess weight offers a multitude of benefit to the body. These include reducing risk of weight-related diseases, as well as reducing symptoms of various conditions including fibromyalgia symptoms. While medications provide pain relief, […]

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The Importance of Physical Rehabilitation for Recovery

Many injuries or conditions can affect your ability to function which makes your day-to-day activities more difficult to accomplish. Physical rehabilitation may be needed for faster recovery. It helps people regain body functions that were lost as a result of injury or medical conditions so they can return to their highest levels of independent functioning. […]

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The Importance of Allergy Testing in Children

Allergy testing is essential because it can save you from life-threatening effects of food allergies. 8 out of 10 children in the US are affected with food allergies. Children with food allergies may not tend to have long hospital stays, but expenses come in other ways. Aside from significant costs to the healthcare system, food […]

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Coronary and Carotid Plaque: What is the Cause?

Coronary and Carotid Plaque: What is the Cause? Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., MS Most people and even physicians will have the knee-jerk response that the plaque found in the coronary and carotid arteries is filled with cholesterol. If you have read my past articles we now understand that cholesterol is laid down as a […]

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Do High Heels Cause Low Back Pain?

Wearing those sexy stilettos is definitely stylish and can make you look taller. High heels are very attractive, giving women a more slender appearance. Women generally wear them to complement an outfit, but the beauty of wearing high-heeled shoes comes with a price. Some women complain of having back pain from wearing high-heeled shoes. While high […]

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Herniated Disc and Back Pain

A herniated disc is a result of an inner portion of a rubbery disc that is being protruded due to injury or weakness. A spinal column is made up of 26 bones cushioned by discs. These rubbery discs protect the bones by absorbing shock from different kinds of body movements. There are 2 parts of […]

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Migraine and Depression

There seems to be a link between migraine and depression, and conditions associated with migraine call for a more challenging treatment. Migraine greatly affects your regular activities. Not only it puts you to a halt, it may also raise risk of depression. Migraine and Depression A migraine is a type of headache that includes throbbing […]

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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

Do you sometimes experience weird sensation in your fingers and toes? Are there cases that you have problems moving these parts of your body? It may be nerve damage. Your peripheral nerves, such as in your fingertips and toes, sends information from your central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) to the rest of your […]

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