What Exactly Are the 5 Key Trends in Pain Management Today?
Pain management is a continually evolving field. While there is an epidemic problem in this country with narcotic abuse and prescription medication, there are some aspects of pain management which continue to improve to the benefit of patients. Here are 5 of those trends.Knee Therapy On The Mat
During the past couple of months I’ve been on an extended ‘road trip’ around North America… I spent some time in Asheville, NC; Toronto, Canada; Kalamazoo, MI; Salt Lake City, UT; Reno, NV; Oakland & San Francisco, CA; and most recently in Ames, IA… While in Ames, I hung out with my Systema (The Russian Martial Art) buddy, Lance, who like most people in Systema, trained another style of martial arts previously. So Lance invited me to go to a Judo workout with the Iowa State Judo team.Prescription Drug Deaths Are Now An Epidemic
Did you know that every 14 minutes a person dies of a drug overdose in America? This adds up to over 35,000 deaths annually, which is more than suicides, homicides, or motor vehicle crashes. These overdoses have now eclipsed both of the illicit drugs of heroin and cocaine for fatalities by far.See A Chiropractor For Head And Neck Pain
For anyone that is experiencing pain with your head or neck, you have probably had ample opportunity to become frustrated with the limited and often pathetic treatment options that are available to you. There is very little that modern conventional medicine can do to aid those suffering. In fact, many of the standard treatments run a high risk of either leaving you addicted to pain medications or suffering from additional injuries sustained during major surgery. For these types of pain, you should instead consider seeking treatment from a chiropractor.Knee Pain and What You Need to Know
If you have been experiencing some pain in your knees then you may have something to worry about; it may not be something overtly serious but it is something that you may want to take care of before it gets any worse. You must know that knee pain is indeed one of the more common musculoskeletal problems that people complain about to their doctors.