Most of us suffer with some type of pain as we go through life. Sometimes it comes and goes, other times it hits us between the teeth, and sometimes it stays with us much longer than we want. Knowing what kind of pain you have can help you manage it. What is the difference between acute & chronic pain? Continue reading “What Is The Difference Between Acute & Chronic Pain?”
Are you sitting on your aforementioned couch suffering from frequent or chronic pain? You are tired, in pain, and the last thing you want to do is get up off the couch and move? We hear you, but it’s time to make some changes. Let us explain how a sedentary lifestyle impacts chronic pain.
Recovering from substance addiction is no easy journey. Treatments, including medication assisted treatment, make a world of difference for substance use disorders and sustaining recovery.
Talk with Madison Medical Associates in Madison, AL to discover if medication assisted treatment is right for you.
You have probably seen any number of ads on the television and online about low T. They seem to indicate that this is a growing national problem and all men should begin taking medication to correct their testosterone deficiency and become more “manly men.” It might be time to slow down this growing snowball down the mountain, and look carefully to evaluate when do men need testosterone treatment?
So you come home almost every night with back pain, neck pain, numbness in your wrist and hands, or a headache. Sound familiar? If so, these might be signs your job could be causing your chronic pain. Unless you are ready to quit your job or retire, let’s recognize the causes, and learn ways to reduce or eliminate that chronic pain.
Many of us have awakened in the morning with neck pain, and we immediately know we somehow slept wrong. We move around and within a short amount of time, the pain is miraculously gone. But what happens if that neck pain doesn’t go away, if it’s chronic, or no amount of over-the-counter medications are helping? You start asking: what is causing my neck pain?
Like any human, physicians have good days and bad days. They may have personal problems they are dealing with. They are trying to see every patient on their schedule every day without falling behind. With all that said, what should you do if it seems like they just want to move on to the next patient, and what to do when your doctor won’t take your chronic pain seriously?
That aching back or stress headache can usually be helped by OTC meds and resting. When typical methods stop working and the pains become more frequent, these annoyances reach another level, namely chronic pain. If this sounds like you, let us explain the benefits of seeing a pain management specialist.
Those with diabetes are quite familiar with how it affects their blood sugar, their kidneys, and their eyes and heart. Unfortunately, many are not aware of how diabetes can affect their joints until they are faced with an orthopedic problem.
It is a lesser-known consequence of diabetes, and at that point, many begin to ask: how can diabetes affect my bone and joint health?
Protein fuels our energy and carries oxygen throughout our body in our blood. Even more importantly in today’s world with COVID 19, it helps to create immunity via antibodies to fight off infections and illnesses while keeping our cells healthy enough to create new ones. With all that in mind, how much protein do you need to maximize your health?