Pain Management

Carolyn Gretton

The omega-3 fatty acid that essentially blocks pain

Omega-3s are essential fatty acids —“essential” because your body can’t make them. Without them you could be in a world of hurt if you don’t consume enough, not just because they promote heart and brain health, but because research is zeroing in on how one in particular blocks pain signals…

Joyce Hollman

What a doctor with cancer discovered about cannabis

No matter the cancer type, when it comes to treatment, chemo brain, pain and poor sleep are along for the ride. And even though some doctors are supportive of alternatives like CBD, they don’t know what to tell their patients. A doctor with cancer believes her research can…

Jordan Fuller

Got osteoarthritis? Why you should be golfing

Being diagnosed with osteoarthritis can feel like a prison sentence. You might think your sporting days are over, but golfing has been proven to be one of the best activities for those with this condition. Here are the benefits and reasons why you should be golfing…

Rick Kaselj

Breaking free from sciatic: Natural remedies to ease the pain

Sciatica is a painful condition caused by the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body. Treatment sometimes involves surgery, but thankfully, numerous natural remedies can effectively provide relief for this incapacitating condition…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

No longer a guilty pleasure: Massage heals muscles faster, stronger

People have been turning to massage for healing and relaxation for more than 3,000 years. Now we have proof how the mechansims behind massage really makes muscles heal not only faster but stronger, by engaging your immune system…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The 5 best exercises to get rid of chronic knee pain

If you don’t want to go through the agony of surgery or even the inconvenience of attending physical therapy sessions for your knee pain, there are some simple exercises you can do at home to help alleviate the pain and get back to the life you love.