Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be life changing. It can cause injuries that last a lifetime. Usually after being involved in a motor vehicle accident your symptoms do not appear for a few days due to adrenaline kicking in. Sometimes people try to brush the symptoms off and assume that they will go away.
If you’re dealing with a pain in the butt right now, it could be from any number of things. But if you’re dealing specifically with a pain in your butt—literally—it might be piriformis syndrome. The piriformis muscle is a thick band like muscle that runs diagonally across the buttocks region. This muscle becomes inflamed from activities and lifestyle habits,
Chronic tension headaches are no fun at all!
When you think of chronic pain and headaches, migraines may come to mind. Although migraines are one common type of recurring headache, there are others.
You may have experienced chronic tension headaches at a time in life when you were stressed or perhaps when sleep was continuously interrupted or harder to come by.
We’ve all wondered why we feel pain. Why does it hurt so much when we slam our finger in the door or stub our toe? When we feel pain in response to an injury, it’s a signal that our body has been injured or damaged in some way. In a nutshell, it’s a signal to our brain that something isn’t right.
Remember the childhood game connect the dots? Think of your joints as those important dots that connect your bones to one another. Joints are crucial to our body’s functionality. We also know that joints are what facilitate our free movement. The main joints include our shoulders, hips, knees, and elbows.
The way out is through. No pain, no gain. You’ve got to face your problems head on.
We hear these phrases all the time, and it’s easy to roll our eyes. Why? Well, for starters, we’re not always convinced they’re true. What if we suffer, put in the blood, sweat, and tears,
You successfully went under the knife and made it out on the other side! Congrats! The hard part is over now, right? Well, not so fast. Another phase of recovery awaits.
In most cases, medical experts recommend physical therapy following an operation. The benefits are many and varied. However, post-surgical rehabilitation can be a long process over the course of many months.
Ouch! Do you suffer from fibromyalgia? Unfortunately, a simple blood test will not show this condition, which makes it particularly difficult to diagnose. To make things worse, many of the symptoms of fibromyalgia are similar to other diseases/conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, which can also be accompanied by mysterious pain. At Strive, we are here to help patients understand where their pain is coming from and how to manage it!
Gardening for many, has up until recently, been an idea cast away on a list of hobbies to pursue one day when we have more time. Well, for many, that time is now. With the time off from jobs, school, and sports activities, there’s no time like the present to test out that green thumb and grow some of our own summer veggies.
If someone gives you the cold shoulder, don’t take it personally. They might be dealing with PAC, which can make folks a little grouchy…understandably. This pesky, aching inflammation issue known as primary/idiopathic adhesive capsulitis (PAC), affects an estimated 5% of the population. More common in women than men, those who have PAC may feel an intense pain in the shoulder,