Taking long-haul airplane flights or family car trips, touring museums, or exploring natural trails this summer may be extremely rewarding for you and your family, but if you’re suffering from chronic back or neck pain, it will definitely be a scourge. Uncomfortable seats, cramped leg room, being confined in small spaces, and sitting in … Read more
For the 100 million Americans for whom chronic pain has become a disease in its own right rather than a set of symptoms, painkillers and surgery were the only two possibilities they thought they had to manage pain and be able to get on with their lives.
Fortunately, today’s pain specialists are doing more than … Read more
There has always been the belief that working with soil and planting new life into the ground has a sort of mysterious, almost magical connotation, because it allowed people to connect to a primal state where they would actually become the creators of something beautiful. And this experience was sometimes spiritual, other times enlightening. Most … Read more
Tens of millions of people across the world suffer from pain caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve – the longest in the human body, starting in the lumbar area and going all the way over the thigh and calf areas down to the foot. In the U.S. alone, people are spending upwards … Read more
Approximately 116 million Americans are dealing with chronic pain, more than those affected by diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer combined. And while debilitating, persisting pain plagues everyone from little children to older adults, it also places a great burden on our economy: more than $635 billion is the total annual incremental cost of health care… Read more