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6 Electrical Stimulation Options To Manage Pain

Electrical stimulation uses pulses of electricity to penetrate tissue in an effort to promote healing, decrease pain and swelling, and increase function and blood flow. Effects are varied based on the type of device used, as the frequency and intensity can impact the body in different ways. Harper Wellness & Rehab Center offers patients multiple approaches to electrical stimulation so that no injury can go...

Ultrasound Therapy: Tackling Pain From Deep Within

What is ultrasound therapy? Ultrasound therapy uses very high frequency sound waves, ones that can’t be heard by human ears, to penetrate the outer layers of the body and stimulate the soft tissue beneath the surface.  It has been around for decades, dating back to the 40s, and is commonly used for physical and occupational therapy due to its heating effects. Ultrasound therapy has been shown to increase local blood...

Pain In The Backside: Dealing With Sciatic Nerve P...

The sciatic nerve is the longest (and widest) nerve in your body – traveling from your lower back, through your glutes, and down the back of each leg. It controls the muscles in the lower part of your leg and is the source of sensation to the thighs, legs, and even the soles of your feet. In other words, it’s a big deal. So when pain starts to arise in the areas around this nerve, it shouldn’t be...

Stop Letting Neck Pain Be A Pain In The Neck

Neck pain, clinically referred to as cervicalgia, affects two-thirds of the population at some point during their lives. This is a huge percentage, and a seemingly unavoidable problem for most of us. Whether it’s brought on by our daily habits or the result of an injury or accident, like whiplash, there are ways to combat it that should be taken advantage of. What causes neck pain Because our decently-heavy heads are...

Pre-Osteoarthritis & Preventing Future Joint ...

There is no denying the impact arthritis has on the world, specifically osteoarthritis (OA) – as millions struggle with it daily. People succumb to this debilitating disease after years of red flags. It’s only recently that these red flags have been gaining notoriety, and a name: pre-osteoarthritis. As we get older, the protective cartilage on the ends of our bones begins to dwindle, leading to pain, stiffness,...

Why Should You See A Chiropractor For Your Headach...

Headaches have found their way into the heads of humanity. The pain they give us varies, sometimes turning into severe migraines that cause people to vomit. But who do you turn to when Advil simply won’t treat your most extreme cases? Exactly when do I need professional help? Many times, our headaches tread an average pain path; you feel the squeezing sensation and once your recommended dose of Advil, you’re in...
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