Millions of pregnant women assume they must struggle with low back pain and a variety of other aches, pains and discomforts. Many are told to just live with it. Making things more difficult is the fact that most medications for pain and inflammation aren’t safe to take during … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Back Pain Don’t Have to Go Hand in Hand
With the temperatures dropping below freezing and weather forecasters excitedly calling for snow, sleet and ice, New Englanders know winter is here. And here comes a typical pattern of aches and complaints. First, there is stiffness in the neck and upper shoulders in an area … [Read more...] about How to Cool It in Cold Weather
Piriformis syndrome, which is a diagnosis, can literally be referred to as a “pain in the butt.” It describes an occurrence of buttock pain with specific tenderness in the center of one side of the buttock area. This pain can also radiate to the back of one thigh. The word … [Read more...] about Piriformis Syndrome is a Pain in the Butt!