Chronic vs. Acute Inflammation & How Laser Therapy Helps Both

chronic and acute inflammation

The inflammatory response is part of the immune system, which kicks in when you have an injury or infection. Once your body has recovered, inflammation should go away. Sometimes inflammation does not go away, though, and this can lead to other health issues. Fortunately, laser therapy can help alleviate inflammation and address the underlying issue that causes inflammation.

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10 Health Benefits of a Daily Walk

benefits of walking

Warmer weather means more opportunities to go outside. Many of us have spent plenty of time inside this winter and in this past year. Let’s shake off that winter stress with a walk, and reap some of the rewards a daily walk can have on our overall health.

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How Do We Feel Pain?

how do we feel pain

Pain is universal – everyone feels pain at some point in life. The level of pain they feel can vary, of course, from the severe pain of a broken bone to the minor insult of a paper cut. Pain can be the result of a wound, overuse injury, muscle spasms, or a long-term illness.

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Guide to Overuse Injuries & Tips to Prevent Them

guise to overuse injuries

Caused by doing repetitive motions, overuse injuries can even develop in those who are typing for too long, or engaging in their favorite hobbies, such as knitting or video gaming. Overuse injuries can take you out of the game—they can also prevent you from working or engaging in everyday activities. Fortunately, you can prevent overuse injuries by taking a handful of precautions.

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How to Manage Winter Joint Pain in 8 Steps

manage winter joint pain

Do you have a “weather knee” that hurts every time the temperature drops? You’re not alone – many people experience joint pain associated with seasonal and weather changes. A number of health conditions can cause joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation, but no matter the underlying cause, it’s always important to listen to your body and treat joint pain and inflammation before it causes permanent damage.

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7 Ways to Beat the Pain From Digital Device Overuse

beat pain over digital device overuse

Computers, tablets, and smartphones have added a whole new dimension to our lives—we have instant access to a whole world of information and the ability to communicate with others no matter where they are. In this era of COVID-19, digital devices have allowed us to learn and work remotely, reducing our risk of viral transmission. But digital technology also comes at a cost: increased risk of pain, depression, insomnia, among other disorders.

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What is Arthritis?

what is arthritis

As a leading cause of disability in America, arthritis is important to understand and get a diagnosis if you think you may be affected. Diagnosis and early treatment help prolong joint structures.

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Photobiomodulation Therapy for Hands & Wrists

pbmt for hands and wrists

Our hands and wrists are sophisticated systems of small bones, joints, tendons, and other structures, but they’re also fairly delicate, as these structures aren’t protected by thick layers of muscle. Laser therapy can reduce inflammation and pain while improving function in the hands and wrists affected by chronic or acute concerns.

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How Laser Therapy Treats Back & Neck Injuries

laser therapy for back and neck pain

If you’ve ever thrown out your back or had a crick in your neck, you know even minor injuries to your back can be painful and disrupt your daily activities. More serious injuries, like a herniated disc, or chronic conditions, like arthritis, can drastically affect our quality of life. When it comes to alleviating back and neck pain, finding an option that treats the problem instead of masking the pain is important.

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