It’s Lyme Disease Season!

Lyme Disease

Spring is finally here and so is a tick season which means Lyme disease becomes a concern for all of us. The symptoms of Lyme disease can show up with a bang or progress very slowly, innocuously and cause a great deal of confusion. Commonly the initial symptoms are flu like with fever, headache, nausea,…

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Getting Your Shoulder in Shape for Spring


Spring will soon be here and surely you will want to make the most of it! A healthy pain free shoulder joint complex is vital for nearly every activity you do. Shoulder pain and disability is extremely common, with as many as one in five people experiencing shoulder problems. Shoulder disorders are also very chronic…

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Conquering Chronic Knee and Leg Pain

Knee Pain

Knee and leg pain is extremely common; it is responsible for more than 1/3 of all doctor’s visits for muscle and bone pain. Pain in the knees and legs can occur as a result of conditions that affect bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves. Typically, the pain is a result of chronic…

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Self Care for Your Chronic Pain

Self Care

The most common cause of chronic pain is the muscles and joints of the musculoskeletal system. According to a study published by the American College of Rheumatology, at any time about 75 million adults in the U.S. are affected by pain and stiffness of the musculoskeletal system. Muscle and joint pain disorders are the leading…

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What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome?


Sore Spots or Muscle Knots Myofascial pain syndromes (MPS) are where certain areas of the body contain “sore spots” or “muscle knots” that create pain, deep ache, and/or stiffness in that area and refer pain to other areas of the body. For example, a low back myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) would have “sore spots” or…

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Treating the Smoldering Fire of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain-Part 2

smoldering Fire

In a previous issue I discussed how a patient suffering with widespread chronic pain, depression, ADHD, menstrual difficulties, anxiety and insomnia could trace these health problems to the issues of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. In this article I will provide you with specific wellness strategies in conquering the chronic inflammation and oxidative stress that…

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The Epidemic of Chronic Pain, Drug Addiction and Death

We are at a crisis point today; more people are suffering with chronic pain than ever before, over 116 million individuals. Possibly you are one of them? This crisis is leading to an epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers. Nearly 2 million Americans now abuse or are dependent upon legal opioid prescriptions! This is tragically…

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Can You Recover From Small Fiber Sensory Neuropathy?

No, you’re not going crazy. It may be small fiber sensory NEUROPATHY! Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer with a bizarre symptom complex of chronic widespread pain, numbness or tingling in your extremities, G.I. issues such as constipation, bladder problems, dry eyes and no doctor can tell you the cause? Possibly…

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