Reducing Arthritic Pain

July 29, 2019

Over 50 million Americans have some form of arthritic disease with 1.5 million adults diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. How can arthritis sufferers, including rheumatoid arthritis patients, reduce their pain and live healthier lives? The Mayo Clinic defines arthritis as “inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain […]

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Mature Adults Exercise to Manage Chronic Pain

July 22, 2019

Even if you have never exercised regularly before the age of fifty, it is not too late to start.  Regular physical activity improves one’s overall mood, reduces joint pain and lowers blood pressure as well as the risk of developing osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes. Exercise can be an effective treatment for many chronic conditions. […]

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Kicking Opioid Addiction

July 15, 2019

Chronic pain is a growing public health issue with economic, social and medical costs.  As the percentage of the U.S. population utilizing opioid analgesics for pain control grows, so does the rate of abuse, misuse and overdose of these drugs.  Examples of opiates include morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, heroin, oxycodone and heroin. The Substance Abuse and […]

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Dr. Jerry Silver on Spinal Cord Injury and Emerging Treatments

July 8, 2019

Imagine an injectable peptide that allows a paralyzed rat to walk again! What sounds like science fiction is here today with a new treatment for spinal cord injuries discovered by Dr. Jerry Silver, Professor of Neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine and advisor for NervGen Pharma.  Click to see a video featuring […]

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Summer Time Exercising

July 1, 2019

The summer can be an ideal time to start up a new exercise program or simply maintain one.  Exercising outdoors allows you to enjoy the warmer weather while still getting your work-out.  Before you head to the park or walkway, make sure you are wearing loose, light colored athletic clothing.  Don’t forget to apply sunscreen […]

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