If you’re one of the 41% of Americans that resolves to adopt healthier habits in the New Year and you’re experiencing knee pain, taking action for coping with your arthritis symptoms may top your to do list. According to the CDC, arthritis affects over 50... Read More
According to the Global Burden of Disease study conducted in 2010, low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and half of all American adults admit to having back pain symptoms every year. Many times, low back pain goes hand in hand... Read More
Inflammation in the places where your bones meet can make it uncomfortable to do just about anything – even simple daily tasks such as grocery shopping or doing the laundry. Unfortunately, joint pain is incredibly common: 2016 stats from the CDC show that 53 million... Read More
With sugarplums and figgy puddings dancing in our heads this season, it can be a challenge for anyone to stay on track with their clean eating goals and to avoid holiday weight gain. Extra calories abound, whether it’s from those delicious sugar cookies at the... Read More
While upper back pain is not the most common spinal disorder among Americans, it can lead to significant discomfort and irritation in the body. Most often, the causes of an ache between the neck and low back are muscular irritation or joint dysfunction, because it’s... Read More
Sometimes, life can be a real pain in the neck.
From parenting to particular professions, texting to taking a morning jog, the neck, or cervical spine, can’t be ignored. Its job is to bear the full weight of the head – a good 12 pounds or... Read More
Neck pain is a very common complaint with more than 25% of Americans reporting this type of chronic pain. For some, pain may start to feel like an inevitable part of life, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You can experience chronic pain... Read More
They say knowledge is power, and that’s true when it comes to pain management too. At Health Star Clinic we want you to have the power to take back your health and live a pain free life. Our team of medical doctors, nurses, chiropractors and... Read More
Not surprisingly, knee pain is a common complaint among people of all ages, with the CDC estimating that by age 85, 1 in 2 people will experience osteoarthritis of the knee. It may have been preventing knee pain that Benjamin Franklin spoke of when he... Read More
Acute inflammation is a natural response to physical damage; it allows your body to heal. However, chronic inflammation is problematic. Here are a few anti-inflammatory tips to relieve joint pain.
Inflammation’s connection with arthritis
Inflammation is how the body reacts to damaging elements, including unhealthy cells, pathogens, or... Read More
As summer days get longer and temperatures increase, people tend to be more active and often forget to make sure they’re properly hydrated. Drinking enough water is necessary for many processes in the body, from sufficiently regulating body temperature and flushing waste, to protecting the... Read More
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is one popular way to treat arthritis pain, in part because relief is often long-term. Let’s look at effectiveness, safety, and the step-by-step procedure.
Using radio waves, an electrical current is directed into a section of nerve tissue to reduce the number of... Read More