Charley horse pain in the calf of a male jogger. Could be muscle cramp!

What are Charley Horses?

Why do I get Charley Horses? This is a question that I was pondering one day while experiencing agonizing pain in my calf area.  Oh, I remember that experience like it was yesterday… It was a dark, gloomy night – I was lying in bed, dreami...
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MOVE! (and enjoy less pain)

While it may appear counter intuitive to engage in physical activity as pain management to joint pain, studies have shown the benefits of staying in motion. This is because the more you move your body, the less joint stiffness you will experience s...
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Diabetic Foot Ulcer

The following is presented by the Regenerative Medicine program at Healthpointe: What is a diabetic foot ulcer? A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in individuals with diabetes, and typically the ulcer is located on the...
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Sleep Away the Pain!

A good night’s sleep has been proven to increase daytime alertness, facilitate weight management, and improve mood, among other benefits. But did you know that getting more sleep can also improve your tolerance for pain or reduce your pain episod...
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Patient feeling chronic pain in chest

Stress and Chronic Pain

In the past 25 years, pain managementresearchers have discovered that chronic pain is significantly influenced by social and emotional factors, a combination that must also be addressed along with physical factors. One of the contributory factor...
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