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Natural Back Pain Remedies

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 | by

A large percentage of people in the United States will experience back pain at some point in their lives. If you are one of those people that are currently experiencing either chronic or intermittent back pain it is helpful to remember that there are both natural and medical remedies that are effective at treating and reducing back pain. Read more on some of the natural options that can help reduce your back pains and aches without the use of medications.

What is a TENS Unit and How can it Help with Pain?

Monday, October 14th, 2013 | by

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and a TENS unit is easy to use for symptomatic pain relief including joint pain and muscle pain. The electrical impulses from the TENS unit excite the sensory nerves. This can provide varying degrees of pain relief by activating the body’s natural pain relieving system and/or the nervous system’s ability to use the electrical impulses to interfere with the pain messages being sent to the brain.

How to Talk to your Physician about Pain and Pain Management

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 | by

Approaching the subject of pain and pain management with your doctor can be difficult or even embarrassing. OMRON has a few tips to make that conversation a bit easier. By following these few tips like keeping a pain diary and asking questions about treatment, you can feel more comfortable about having this discussion and get more value from your doctor’s feedback. Many Americans deal with pain on a daily basis whether it is lower back, joint pain or simple daily aches and now you can learn how to begin to address those issues with your physician.