Category : Pain Management Little Elm TX

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6 Tips For Easing Migraine Pain

Migraines can be a very frustrating thing to deal with. When the pain hits, all you want is for it to go away. That’s understandable! Our tips might not make your migraine disappear, but they will help ease the pain. Here are 6 tips for easing migraine pain.  1. Minimal Light One of the most common migraine symptoms is light sensitivity. To combat this, try to stay in a darker room. This will help ease your migraine pain since you’re not subjecting yourself to bright lights like the sun or household light fixtures. 2. A Quiet Environment Another common symptom Read more
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Arthritis of the Knee: What Causes it?

Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis of the knee does not only happen for people of older age. Younger people can be diagnosed with osteoarthritis as well. It can be a very confusing time and wondering what happened to cause this condition can bring some anxiety. Well, we at Tieperman Health and Wellness don’t want you to be too concerned or worried about you or your loved one’s condition. That’s why we’ve put together a short guide on the causes of osteoarthritis.  Age The number one cause of osteoarthritis is, indeed, age. The ability of your cartilage to heal and protect your Read more
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7 Most Common Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain is a relatively common issue. It can be acute or chronic, mild or severe, somewhere in between. There are many different causes for joint pain, so we’re going to run through the 7 most common causes of joint pain.  1. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a degenerative inflammatory condition that occurs with age. The cartilage that cushions your joints breaks down, causing joint pain and stiffness in your joints.  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis RA is an autoimmune condition where your immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of your joints. As a result, Rheumatoid Arthritis causes your joints to become inflamed, swollen, Read more
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Pain Relief for Carpal Tunnel

Do you ever suffer from weakness, numbness, or tingling in the thumb side of your hand? If these symptoms have lasted for several months, you may suffer from a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS. CTS is a frustrating, debilitating condition that causes pain and interferes with daily activities. Luckily, there are numerous pain relief methods for combating carpal tunnel syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel? CTS occurs when a nerve in your wrist gets pinched. This pinched nerve can affect everything from your fingers up to your shoulder. This nerve runs through a narrow space in your forearm Read more
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Physiotherapy Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot. Plantar fasciitis develops when there is a strain on this tissue. Sometimes heel spurs develop from this condition which is a bony growth on the heel. Physical therapists are trained to treat this condition, and there are multiple treatments and exercises that can help relieve your plantar fasciitis. Here are some treatments and exercises for plantar fasciitis.  The Variety of Treatments A physical therapist will work with you to develop a treatment program fit for your plantar fasciitis, and it may contain any number Read more
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What is Causing my Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain has a variety of origins. You could’ve fallen while exercising, or maybe you have arthritis. You could have even overdone a chore as simple as painting. Let’s discuss some of the common causes of shoulder pain.  Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Dislocation Over-rotation or pulling your shoulder back too hard can dislocate it from the socket. Common symptoms are pain, weakness, swelling, numbing, and bruising.  Fracture Falling too hard or taking a rough hit can cause a bone to break or crack. Pain and lots of bruising are common results of this injury. In addition, you may notice Read more
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Does Topical Pain Relief Work?

As a person who deals with arthritis, you know that your regular prescriptions might not be working as well as they usually do after an especially active day. This pain causes you to look for other pain management options. One of the most common for arthritis patients is topical pain relief, but many patients wonder: Does topical pain relief work? Let’s talk about that.  What is Topical Pain Relief? Topical pain relief usually consists of creams or gels that you apply to your joints. Your body absorbs the substance through your skin. They also come in sprays or patches that Read more
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5 Non-Invasive Pain Management Techniques

Pain management is a complicated thing to get right. Every patient is different, so their pain has to be treated differently as well! Luckily, there are a variety of pain management techniques, many of which are non-invasive. Here are five of our favorite non-invasive pain management techniques at Tieperman Health and Wellness! Non-Invasive Pain Management Techniques Acupuncture This ancient technique has been relieving aches and pains for thousands of years. Western science has proven that acupuncture increases the release of chemicals that fight pain. Due to the location and fineness of the needles, acupuncture does not cause pain. Instead, it Read more
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What Foods Can Help With Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain & inflammation is one of the most common conditions that we treat in Frisco, TX at Tieperman Health & Wellness. We see many patients who try nearly everything to help ease that inflammation. However, many overlook their diets. Many foods in our diets actually make inflammation worse. However, there are also many foods out there that can naturally bring down information. Making simple changes to your diet to incorporate more of these foods can work wonders! The trick is knowing which foods have which effect and adjusting your diet accordingly. Foods that Make Inflammation Worse Knowing which foods Read more
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Food to Avoid When You Have Arthritis

 Suffering from any type of Arthritis can be uncomfortable and strenuous. Observing what specifically improves or worsens symptoms is imperative. Your diet or food products you consume has a large influence on healing and well-being. Take caution when it comes to: Fried & Processed Foods:  Cutting down on fried and processed foods can reduce overall inflammation. Giving your body proper nutrients helps to restore natural defenses. Foods with AGEs:  AGE or advanced glycation end is a toxin that damages important proteins in the body. AGEs accumulate in heated, grilled, fried, or pasteurized food products. Sugars and Refined Carbs High Read more