317 St. Francis Dr. Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601

317 St. Francis Dr.
Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601
Tel: 1-864-235-1834, Fax: 1-864-235-2486

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Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively

Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively. When you’re affected by pain, the first thing that comes to mind is finding a medication to take it away, or at least lessen it to a more tolerable level. If you have a headache, you’ll probably reach for something over the counter, regardless of the cause. Likewise, with chronic pain conditions one of the first treatment approaches is to prescribe pain-relieving medicine in an effort to reduce the symptoms. While this seems logical, and can be an effective treatment, the use of medication isn’t a long-term solution to chronic pain. This is because unless the causes of the pain are addressed, you are only be masking the symptoms rather than addressing the reasons behind them.

Hypermobility and How to Manage It

Hypermobility and How to Manage It.

Hypermobility and How to Manage ItDo you have extra bendy fingers or joints that can stretch much further than other people’s? Perhaps you can bend over and place your hands flat on the floor with ease, while those around you struggle to get their fingertips to the floor. Maybe you’ve been told you’re double jointed, or you have a predisposition to sprains and strains. If so, you could well be hypermobile, which means your joints are more flexible than normal and you have weaker ligaments. The degree to which hypermobility affects your life will depend on its severity; some people are barely affected at all, while others find there is a significant impact on their quality of life.

Peripheral Neuropathy and its Management

Peripheral Neuropathy and its Management.

Peripheral Neuropathy and its ManagementDo you find your hands or feet often feel numb, tingly, painful, and either too hot or too cold? Perhaps they have a sensation of tightness, or you have started to experience difficulties with your balance? The problem could be down to peripheral neuropathy, a problem that occurs most frequently in patients already suffering from diseases such as diabetes and vascular disorders, certain hereditary conditions and autoimmune disorders, and cancer patients who have had chemotherapy. Vitamin deficiencies, exposure to toxins such as heavy metals, and alcohol abuse can also be contributory factors. There are many possible causes however sometimes there is no obvious reason as to why you have peripheral neuropathy.