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The Different Types of Neck Pain and the Causes  Jul 6th, 2020

The Different Types of Neck Pain and the Causes  Have you been struggling with neck pain for a while now? If yes, you are not alone. Neck pain affects 75% of the worldwide population and is among the top five disorders in the U.S. However, despite the prevalence, neck pain is not the same....

5 Essential Tips on How to Manage Multiple Sclerosis Jun 18th, 2020

5 Essential Tips on How to Manage Multiple Sclerosis   Almost one million people in the U.S. are living with Multiple sclerosis commonly know as MS. Unlike any other diseases, which you are sure that you'll be better in a week or two, this is a life-long condition. To many people, this may sound like a life sentence hence giving up too early. But...

Parenting with a Chronic Illness: 4 Tips to Get You Through the Day Jun 5th, 2020

Parenting with a Chronic Illness: 4 Tips to Get You Through the Day  Whenever we think about parenting, most of us envision playing an active role in our children’s lives. We picture chasing them around the house and at the park, hosting their play dates and birthday parties, cheering them on during their soccer...

How to Manage Fibro Fog or “Brain Fog”  May 19th, 2020

How to Manage Fibro Fog or “Brain Fog”   Fibromyalgia, commonly referred to as FM, is a complex disorder known to cause chronic musculoskeletal pain, localized tenderness, and constant fatigue. But while it’s mainly characterized by pain, the condition has other side effects such as fibro fog. Read on for tips on how to manage...

How to Manage Chronic Pain Amid Coronavirus Pandemic May 4th, 2020

How to Manage Chronic Pain Amid Coronavirus Pandemic  Following the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been spreading so fast in the U.S., it is very crucial that you take extra precautions, especially if you are a patient suffering from chronic pain. Coronavirus has not only affected the normal flow of life but also it has changed the way people get...

4 Mild Exercises That Could Help with Chronic Pain Apr 22nd, 2020

4 Mild Exercises That Could Help with Chronic Pain  The Covid-19 pandemic has hit hard globally. Having affected over 200 countries, it has led to the closure of many institutions such as schools and places of worship. In the same wave, your gym might also be closed. That is a blow since exercising comes in...

Tips to Help You Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy During Covid-19 Self-Quarantine Apr 7th, 2020

Tips to Help You Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy During Covid-19 Self-Quarantine Ever since the coronavirus outbreak began late last year, there has been over 700,000 cases. This figure seems to be rising with each wake, and as a result, the healthy are being urged to self-quarantine. On the one...

4 Resourceful Tips on How to Manage Neuropathic Pain Mar 25th, 2020

4 Resourceful Tips on How to Manage Neuropathic Pain  Approximately 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain. Severe chronic pain or acute unrelenting pain is one of the many reasons why most people visit a doctor. It is usually a challenge to both the physician and the patient if they don’t know a way on how...

How to Survive Debilitating Cancer Pains Mar 11th, 2020

How to Survive Debilitating Cancer Pains  Getting infected with cancer is not the end of your life. There have been many reported cases of new contractions, and most of them have been successfully managed due to advanced medicine and equipment available in our contemporary society.   Early detection has been discovered to be effective...

4 Things That You Should Do to Reduce Manage Fibromyalgia Feb 27th, 2020

4 Things That You Should Do to Reduce Manage Fibromyalgia Suffering from fibromyalgia can be very stressful for any person because it subjects you to not only chronic pain but also a lot of stress. That is why it is very crucial to go to a wellness center that knows...

5 Pain Management Techniques for Osteoarthritis Feb 12th, 2020

Affecting approximately 27 million people, Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. The condition which is characterized by debilitating joint inflammation and pain can be treated clinically using treatments such as arthroplasty. However, while these treatments help, it’s also essential you do your part to manage the pain. From...

5 Types of Headaches and What They can be a Sign of Jan 29th, 2020

Headaches are common, especially during busy days. They can be painful and uncomfortable. However, you don’t have to fret because there are many approaches to healing them quickly. There are more than 150 types of headaches. Most of these headaches are not triggered by severe health conditions. Moreover, many people...

6 Must-Eat Healthy Foods During Winter Jan 6th, 2020

In addition to the significant changes you witness in energy bills and how you dress during winter, the chilly weather also affects your body. Your food preference, metabolism, and even energy levels change drastically during winter. The feeling of skipping the gym and eating or drinking a warm drink kicks...

4 Tips to Staying Healthy and Fit During this Winter Holiday Dec 19th, 2019

The long-awaited season is finally here! It’s a season full of love, characterized by a lot of preparing and eating sumptuous desserts and meals, mingling with crowds, indulging in numerous drinking parties, spending time with loved ones, among many other favorite activities. Most of us end up so engrossed in...

Essential Blood Tests You Should Take Regularly Dec 5th, 2019

The year is almost over. How many comprehensive blood tests have you taken? Most definitely, you have not received any single medical examination. This might be contributed to either ignorance or lack of relevant knowledge concerning the tests. Unless your blood is evaluated by a professional, you cannot identify any...

Stress And Chronic Pain: How Stress Relates To Pain Perception Nov 21st, 2019

The American Psychological Association notes that most Americans experience moderate to high-stress levels. Half of APA’s 2010 Stress in America survey participants indicated the economy, employment, or financial instability caused stress. The APA recently noted these pressures have increased significantly over the last five years leading to a serious concern...

What Is Cancer Pain? Signs, Symptoms, And Cancer Pain Management Aug 22nd, 2019

Cancer pain is often one of the most difficult side effects of the disease. Not only will disease progress and damage the body’s tissues, but the cancer pain after chemotherapy and radiotherapy have patients feeling that it is difficult to manage without medical intervention. While the research shows that a...

Staying Healthy And Fit In The Summer Heat Aug 8th, 2019

Summer has arrived and with it hotter temperatures. While the fun-filled days at the park or at a family barbeque sounds great, it’s also the perfect time to get in a bit of exposure to those UV rays. What better way to get healthy than by finding a few ways...

Health Screenings Every Adult Needs Jul 25th, 2019

Health screenings are an essential part of prevention as well as early detection of disease. The earlier symptoms are detected, the higher the chance of making a full recovery. That is why all medical professionals, including Maryland Pain & Wellness, advocate for regular screenings. While it’s important to talk to...

Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment Jul 11th, 2019

According to the Arthritis Foundation, as many as 91 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States may suffer from arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that inflames and breaks down joint cartilage, and about 27 million people currently live with it. The back, knees, hands, and hips are...

Natural Ways Maryland Pain & Wellness Will Help You With Weight Loss And Fitness Jun 27th, 2019

Weight loss and fitness are critical factors that influence health, but because it took time to put it on, it also takes time to lose it. The problem for many people is that the market is inundated with dieting aids that don’t work. Americans spend more than $60 billion on dieting products...

Suffer From Acute Or Chronic Pain? Pain Management Best Practices You Need Jun 13th, 2019

According to the CDC, pain is the top reason that 50 million Americans (20.4%) seek a pain management specialist to enhance their mobility and quality of life. For some patients, acute pain and suffering advances to a chronic pain level that severely limits daily activities like working or exercising. An experienced...

Do You Feel Pain From A Chronic Disease When You Exercise? Here’s How We Can Help May 30th, 2019

Exercise offers incredible benefits to people who suffer from chronic diseases which is why talking to our medical team before you start any exercise routine is critical to being pain-free. From our professional advice on the type of exercises you should be engaging to medical oversight of your pain level...

May Is National Physical Fitness And Sports Month: Here Are Tips To Use When Exercising May 16th, 2019

The National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is in full swing, so if you have started a new exercise routine that your body feels all over, here are a few tips when exercising that will help with pain management. Of course, if you need professional advice, you can also call us to...

Finding Relief From Chronic Cancer Pain May 2nd, 2019

Pain is not synonymous with cancer, but you have a higher likelihood when it spreads, recurs, or coincides with your treatment activities. It also comes in many forms and is the consequence of factors like the type of cancer you have, its stage, your level of tolerance, and the location...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Why Early Assessment And Treatment Are Critical Apr 18th, 2019

If you are in the beginning stages of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, you will notice a bit of tingling, numbness, and pain in the arm and hand. Over time, symptoms progress and become a chronic pain disorder that causes severe aching in your hand and arm because of nerve compression in...

7 Reasons To Visit Our Patient Education Page Apr 4th, 2019

Have you visited our Patient Education page, yet? We strive to extend beyond the scope of our medical content to include critical health data, patient access to treatment options, and the ability to learn about relevant health and wellness information, our dedicated staff, and our top-notch facility. Here are seven...

Bone Fracture Healing Process: Repair, Healing Time, And Risks Mar 22nd, 2019

When you fracture a bone, your body responds with pain to make you aware of the injury. A fracture may also cause injury to the area surrounding the bone including muscles, tendons, cartilage, nerves, ligaments, and blood vessels which result in inflammation, discoloration, and bruising.Here is everything you need to know about...

5 Areas In The Body That Are Prone To Chronic Pain Mar 7th, 2019

Whether you have aging pains or live with an unhealed illness or injury, you are among more than 100 million Americans who suffer from constant chronic pain. There are some areas in the body that are more prone to chronic pain, so here are a few helpful tips to help manage them. ...

7 Ways Maryland Pain And Wellness Will Help You Get Rid Of Unwanted Weight Feb 21st, 2019

While the holidays are meant to spend time eating comfort foods with family and friends, The beginning of the year is all about fitness and health which is why we invite you to visit Maryland Pain and Wellness to find out about our multi-component physical and therapeutic approach to health,...

Do You Need A Weight Loss Workout Plan? Reasons To Visit Our Weight Loss Clinic Feb 7th, 2019

Do you spend countless hours in the gym to no avail? Is counting calories not taking off those extra pounds fast enough even though you follow a weight loss meal plan?  Whether you are overweight or finding it hard to take off the baby weight, this is one of the...

Do You Suffer From Neck Pain? Facts You Need To Know Jan 24th, 2019

Neck pain is a widespread occurrence as it often relates to underlying issues like headaches, throat aches, stiffness, or herniated discs. The symptoms that contribute to neck pain include: Medical conditions, disorders, or diseases that involve the nerves, muscles, or tissues.   Incorrect positioning of the neck and head when...

Are You Experiencing Facial Pain? When To Contact Your Doctor Jan 10th, 2019

Facial pain includes aches in the face, head, mouth, and eye areas. The most common facial pain is from headaches or injuries although it is sometimes attributed to a more severe medical condition.  If you are experiencing facial pain, here is critical advice on when to contact a doctor. Facial...

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? When Should I See A Doctor? Dec 27th, 2018

According to research, nearly six percent of adults suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome and is the most commonly diagnosed nerve compression neuropathy. Symptoms often begin with a tingling and numbing feeling in your hand which is because of pressure on the median nerve that extends from the arm to the carpal tunnel passage...

Benefits Of A Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection For Low Back And Leg Pain Dec 13th, 2018

Do you suffer from low back pain? Based on data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, low back pain is the fifth most reported medical issue and about 2.8% of visits to physicians. Lumbar epidural steroid injections have commonly been used for seven decades as an integral, non-surgical treatment for...

Suffer From Chronic Pain? Acupuncture Is An Effective Treatment Nov 29th, 2018

Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of medicine in Eastern civilizations which descended from Daoism philosophy in which stone-made knives and needles were used for healing. The earliest known written work is the Nei Jing which was composed between 305 and 204 BC. The second part of the book focuses on...

How Exercise Will Relieve Your Chronic Pain Nov 20th, 2018

Do you suffer from chronic pain? Based on research by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 100 million people suffer from chronic pain which costs them about $635 billion annually for medical care. While there are a few different approaches to chronic pain management, exercise is a critical component of...

Did You Know Maryland Pain & Wellness Provides Cancer Pain Management Services? Nov 1st, 2018

According to the cancer statistics provided by the National Cancer Institute, about 1,735,350 patients will receive a diagnosis this year while another 609,640 will succumb to it. The good news, though, is that in 2014, there were 14.5 million cancer survivors and by 2024, it will rise to 19 million. Here is...

Understanding The Symptoms Of Diabetic Neuropathy Oct 18th, 2018

Diabetic neuropathy is a common form of nerve damage often found in patients with diabetes. When patients experience high blood sugar, it can lead to full-body injuries, but most often, it occurs in the feet and legs. Whether you already have diabetes or are at-risk, understanding the symptoms of diabetic...

Everything You Need To Know About Diabetes And Chronic Pain Oct 4th, 2018

According to the CDC, more than 29 million Americans have diabetes and another 86 million suffer from prediabetes. Pain is one of the most common symptoms reported to health care professionals in which most classify as a chronic condition. For some patients, pain closely aligns with diabetic complications while others who...

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? 5 Lower Extremity Issues We Can Help With Sep 20th, 2018

Neuropathy occurs because of damage to one or more peripheral nerves that often affects a patient’s hands and feet. Symptoms include pain, numbness, lethargy, and weakness. As the peripheral nerves communicate with the brain and central nervous system, a neuropathy diagnosis can occur after a serious infection, a traumatic injury,...

Ways That Aquatic Therapy Complements Traditional Medicine Sep 7th, 2018

Aquatic therapy provides a host of benefits for patients which serves as a secondary source to traditional medicine. The methods of treatment are appropriate for patients of all ages which is why it is an ideal environment for people with varying fitness levels and medical needs. What Is Aquatic Therapy?...

Trying To Lose Weight? 7 Reasons Why Hydrotherapy Should Be A Part Of Your Routine Aug 24th, 2018

While water-related therapy has been used for hundreds of years medicinally, many people are not aware of the benefits of hydrotherapy for weight loss. Weight gain is common because of stress, bad eating habits, and a lack of a normal exercise routine. Eventually, a significant weight gain will lead to...

Living With Auto-Immune Disorders And Chronic Pain Aug 10th, 2018

The function of your immune system is to protect you from illness and disease. In a healthy body, the immune system attacks viruses and bacteria with autoantibodies. For those who have an autoimmune disorder, your immune system mistakenly attacks your normal cells believing them to be foreign particles or pathogens...

Cancer And Pain Management Jul 27th, 2018

Cancer. It is a word that no person hopes to hear, yet it is all too often spoken by medical professionals around the world. It is also a word that strikes fear because of the unknown. Thankfully, today’s cancer specialists have access to a wide variety of inter-discipline treatments and medications...

Who Benefits From Physical Therapy? Jul 13th, 2018

As with most disciplines in medicine, physical therapy is used to treat a wide range of illnesses, diseases, and conditions which mobility and strength conditioning are critical to treatment plans. The APTA defines a physical therapist as a licensed medical professional who has the training and expertise to diagnose physical...

7 Signs That Indicate You Need Pain Management Jun 26th, 2018

Whether you experience a new injury or live with chronic pain because of a medical condition, you know that it can be debilitating at times. While the challenges may be different for each person, one thing is for sure: pain, when not properly managed, will eventually transcend the body and affect your emotional well-being. Here are seven...

Long-Term Medical Issues Associated With Obesity Jun 12th, 2018

What exactly qualifies someone as overweight? In medical terms, an obese person is someone whose body mass index exceeds the measurement of thirty. It can be difficult to tell when someone is obese or morbidly obese which is why it is vital to have a medical evaluation. The good news is that long-term medical issues associated with obesity are preventable which is why...

How Physical And Emotional Stress Affects The Body May 22nd, 2018

Stress will significantly affect your health, both mentally and physically, which will lead to headaches, sleeplessness, and chronic aches and pain in the body.  It will also lead to feelings of anxiety and depression and will reduce your energy and productivity levels. Untreated stress will eventually contribute to health conditions that branch out to every part of your body throughout the day...

5 Reasons You Should Get Botox Injections May 15th, 2018

When you hear the word Botox, do you think of wrinkles, crow’s feet, or frown lines? If so, then you are not alone as more than 7 million Americans received Botox injections for cosmetic needs. Doctors also prescribe Botox medically because of its ability to restrict muscle movement.   What Is Botox?  Makers of Botox use a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum which is harvested from natural environmental resources like...

Using Physical and Aquatic Therapy to Relieve Chronic Pain May 7th, 2018

For people who suffer from chronic pain, every day seems a battle to maintain the quality of life that your friends or family experience. As with any chronic condition, there is a feeling of hopelessness when people think there is no way to overcome it. Maryland Pain and Wellness Center understands...

How Pain Management Enhances Quality of Life Feb 23rd, 2018

According to data cited by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 76 million Americans suffer from either chronic or severe pain. Another 50 million experience pain from diabetes, coronary heart disease, and cancer. The report also found that healthcare expenses, sick days, and reduced production cost businesses $100 billion...