With 8 out of 10 Americans reporting that they suffer from regular and sometimes debilitating, back pain, it’s safe to say that chronic pain has reached levels that border on the epidemic in the United States.
When we think of oral health, we mostly think about cleaning our gums and teeth. However, caring for the jaw is also a critical component of oral and overall health. Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) can plague anyone, but the good news is that there are effective treatments that can restore normal function and provide relief.
While physical therapy’s high efficacy as a treatment for soft tissue pain is well known and documented, not many people are aware that it can also be highly beneficial for those struggling with temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders.
There’s a good chance you’re familiar with the medical phenomenon known as a stroke. The weakness of the arms, the slurring of speech, and facial numbness –all of these are symptoms that one may experience while having a stroke. But why exactly is it considered a medical emergency, and what can you expect after it […]
For most of us suffering from chronic pain conditions every day, pain becomes second nature. This might lead us to think we know everything about pain whereas the truth may be far from it.