Role of Gluten-Free Diet with Autoimmune Diseases

July 25, 2016

‘To eat gluten or not to eat gluten’ is the topic du jour.  For people with autoimmune disease, what are the benefits of following a gluten free diet?  Salonpas spoke with doctors and wellness professionals about gluten free living for people with autoimmune issues.  “Eating gluten-free without guidance is dangerous,” says John Doll, Founder of […]

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The Martial Arts of Wellness

July 18, 2016

Salonpas® sat down with Kung Fu Master, Sifu Matthew, who invented the Martial Arts of Wellness to learn about his unconventional approach to healing which involves moving electromagnetic fields.  He claims to be able to shift energy and the forces of elements for rapid healing. Matthew spent over forty years training in the Martial Arts […]

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Owww…my Feet Hurt!

July 11, 2016

Do your feet hurt? We don’t think about our feet until they are in pain.  What are the primary causes of foot pain?  What can a sufferer do to get relief?  What is the best footwear to wear to combat foot pain? Donald W. Beck, D.P.M., fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and […]

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Thank a Veteran Today

July 4, 2016

Today is the Fourth of July and we are celebrating Independence Day. But what makes this day special?  Fireworks may capture our attention, but it is important to remember why this day is so extraordinary. What gives the Fourth of July its significance is that our Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress […]

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What to Expect After an Epidural Steroid Injection

June 27, 2016

By Oklahoma Pain Management If you have chronic pain, relief seems like a pipe dream that may never happen. Activities of daily living can be painful, leaving you feeling distraught and frustrated. One way to relieve that pain is with the use of epidural steroid injections, or ESI, which are commonly used to treat pain […]

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Neck & Shoulder Pain

June 20, 2016

What is the most common cause of neck and shoulder pain?  Does mental stress play a role?  What’s the best way to treat neck and shoulder pain?  Does physical therapy play a role?  Salonpas spoke with doctors, physical therapist and other wellness professionals about treating neck and shoulder pain. Neck and shoulder pain can be […]

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Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

June 13, 2016

Does your hip ache? As with other types of chronic pain, women tend to experience it more than men. But because hip pain can have a number of different causes, determining the correct one is the key to getting the best treatment. “In my practice, I do see more women than men for chronic hip […]

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Pets and Pain Reduction

June 4, 2016

Can a pet be part of your pain management plan?  Research has shown that pain is directly related to levels of stress and anxiety. “Anything, like a loving pet, that helps to increase joy, love, satisfaction and reduce stress and anxiety can have a direct, beneficial effect on pain,” says Dr. Patricia A. Farrell, a […]

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Keeping the ‘Memorial’ in Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Today May 30th 2016 is Memorial Day.  While this federal holiday is looked at as a three-day weekend featuring retail sales and the start of the summer vacation season by many, we ask that you take a moment today to reflect on the enormous sacrifices made by the men and women who died in the […]

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Assessing the Pain

May 23, 2016

Pain assessment is critical to optimal pain management interventions. While pain is a highly subjective experience, its management necessitates objective standards of care. Pain assessment for patients with muscle pain and arthritis is often done by using pain scales that allow the patient to describe the level of their pain. Once the level of pain is […]

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