Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lyme Disease Flourishes in Warm Weather

As the weather gets warmer and gardening, camping and hiking become anticipated activities, ticks are ready to bite.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease in the US every year which is spread by the bite of an infected tick.  People living or visiting in New England, the mid-Atlantic state and the Midwest are at… Read More
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Taming Bursitis and Tendinitis Inflammation

Bursitis and tendinitis are conditions that cause swelling around muscles and bones.  How do people get bursitis and tendinitis?  What can people do to treat the pain of bursitis and tendinitis? What parts of the body are most affected?  What exercises are recommended to treat it?  Salonpas® interviewed leading doctors and physical therapists to learn about treatment options. “Tendons are ropes… Read More
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Motor Vehicle Accident Injury: the Importance of Pain Management

Though every car accident yields different injuries for each person, there are many common injuries caused by collisions. Even if you are in a simple fender bender, it is important you visit your doctor and receive a physical evaluation as soon as possible. Some injuries are not felt immediately, but could be detrimental to your health later in your life. You may need an… Read More
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You Have ‘Gout’ to be Kidding – Many Still Suffer from Gout

Gout is one of the earliest diseases recognized by humankind.  Sometimes referenced as the ‘disease of the kings’ because only the rich and powerful could afford a diet that was decadent enough to trigger gout pain. “Fifty-two million people in the US suffer from some form of arthritis and gout accounts for 16% of arthritis in the country.  Gout is usually more predominant in… Read More
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