Category : Pain Management Prosper TX

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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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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
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What are the signs of arthritis?

 Are you worried you might be enduring early signs and symptoms of arthritis? If so, it’s vital you reach an early and accurate diagnosis of the condition. An early diagnosis can lead to pain management treatment before a serious disability develops further. That said, it can be difficult to distinguish between different forms of arthritis. When in doubt, consult the experience physicians at Tieperman Health & Wellness in Frisco, TX for a full diagnosis of your joint pain. Different classes of arthritis present symptoms that require specialized treatments. The most common and well-known symptoms of arthritis include: Joint Pain. Read more
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Why Should You Consider Acupuncture for Pain Relief?

Why should someone consider acupuncture for pain relief? Acupuncture is an alternative medicine and a large part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It focuses on balancing the body’s energy to promote self-healing an alleviate pain. It can improve sleep and digestive function and works on the cardiovascular, immune and nervous system as well. It has also been shown to reduce lower back pain and labor pain. It is beneficial for migraines, joint pains fibromyalgia and nausea from chemotherapy. Acupuncture evokes your body’s natural healing response to improve your body’s sense of well-being with little to no side-effects. Tieperman Health & Wellness Read more