Posts Tagged With 'chronic pain'

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Research indicates that one in eight women born today will have breast cancer at some point in their lives. That is a lot of moms, daughters, aunts, grandmas, and friends that will battle this aggressive type of cancer. The month of October is a time to recognize and help fund the initiative to fight this disease. During the month of October, you will find many activities and...

Posted on October 08, 2016Read More

Tennis Elbow – Not Just For Tennis Players

Tennis Elbow – Not Just For Tennis Players

Tennis elbow is a term used for a painful condition located at the elbow. It is a common injury for those who play the sport of tennis, thus the name Tennis Elbow. But, anyone can become afflicted with it, not just tennis players. Tennis elbow is a swelling of the tendon on the outside of the elbow. Some individuals experience pain radiating up or down the arm. Repetitive...

Posted on April 11, 2016Read More

Endometriosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Endometriosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Endometriosis is a painful disease that strikes over 176 million women worldwide. It is a chronic disease in which endometrial tissue is found outside of the uterus. It can be attached anywhere inside of the abdomen, but it is sometimes discovered in other areas such as the lungs, legs and rectum. This tissue acts like the endometrium (lining of the uterus). Every month, it...

Posted on February 08, 2016Read More