Diabetes complications information infographic illustration Do you or your patients suffer from diabetes? If so, then you are familiar with the possible complications associated with this disease, especially progressive and debilitating damage to nerves, which leads to chronic pain. “The painful symptoms associated with this nerve damage include numbness, tingling, as well as burning, shooting or stabbing sensations that most often affect the lower extremities.
If you or a loved one suffer from Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN), or any of your patients do, you know just how painful this disorder can be. Affecting the small sensory cutaneous nerves that transmit pain and temperature information to the brain, the characteristic symptoms of SFN include unusual sensations such as tingling and prickling, pins-and-needles, sharp pricks, and even odd feelings of persistent burning and brief electric shock-like pain.
Everyone at some time in their life has suffered from the throbbing, aching, and annoying pain of a headache. Headaches can be mild, or they can be severe and even debilitating.
Trigger Points are frequently discussed in chiropractic practices. As you know, there are three types of trigger pain: active, latent and satellite. Active: actively causing pain. Latent: not actively causing pain until the spot is palpated. Then pain is felt. Satellite: these are in the areas of Active and Latent trigger points. They may not be the primary issue. However, when addressing Active and Latent trigger points they make themselves known.
Many differing opinions are discussed about high power, low power, cold laser and hot laser. What really counts is not the labels, but rather dosage.
Opiods and drugs for lower back pain? John's Hopkins conducted a study recently that looked into the policies of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurers. The Abstract is listed below.