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Myofascial Pain Relief Tips

By Oklahoma Pain Management Although many of us live with minor aches and pains in our day-to-day lives, myofascial pain sufferers experience a pain far worse. Myofascical pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder with pain that progressively persists and worsens over time. Pain relief tips Common symptoms of myofascial pain sufferers include deep, aching muscle pain; worsening pain;… Read More
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Change the Way You Think About Pain

By Oklahoma Pain Management Center “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Tom Hanks’ famous quote in Forrest Gump rings true, even for chronic pain sufferers. You never know what twists and turns will come in life, but it’s how you react to them that matters. Healthy Thinking … Read More
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Why Women Experience Menopause Pain

By Oklahoma Pain Management Menopause is comprised of three phases: perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. Because of the slower production of hormones by the ovaries during these three stages, women commonly experience mood swings, hot flashes, lower sex drive, and trouble sleeping, but did you know that the decrease in these hormones can also cause spine and joint pain such as lower back pain,… Read More
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On-the-Job Injuries and the Importance of Pain Management

By Oklahoma Pain Management Working is a fact of life. To provide a roof over your head, food on the table, clothes for your family and more, not working just isn’t an option for most of us. Did you know that 65 percent of a normal week is spent at work? In the United States, worker is injured… Read More
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How Stress Affects Pain

By Oklahoma Pain Management Stress can come in many forms – what will be the results of your latest doctor exam, where will your next meal come from, will you get that big promotion, or will your retirement portfolio bounce back after taking a large loss? The age old question of whether stress is mental or physical still… Read More
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The Knees Have It: Pain Relief Tips for Knees

By Oklahoma Pain Management Imagine 5 o’clock traffic on a Friday. Traffic is backed up for miles in each direction, and it seems as though the drive home will take hours and the weekend will never begin. The knee is a major highway intersection in the body, connecting tendons, bones, and ligaments. This intersection keeps leg movements smooth,… Read More
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Neck Pain Relief Tips

Neck Pain Relief Tips By Oklahoma Pain Management Neck pain can be caused by a myriad of situations including degeneration of the spine, trauma (car accident, falling), sleeping position, improper posture or simply moving incorrectly. Some neck pain can be debilitating, resulting in a loss of function in normal daily activities. Although major problems may be underlying, there are some basics… Read More
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Chronic Lower Back Pain Relief Tips

Lower back pain isn’t trivial. Americans spend billions each year on medications and treatments for back issues yet they are not changing their daily habits to naturally minimize their pain. If you suffer from lower back pain, the first steps to relief may be minimal changes to your daily habits. Furnish a Footrest Lower back pain… Read More
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How to Sleep with Chronic Pain

[caption id="attachment_1535" align="alignleft" width="228"] Back pain can interfere with getting zzz's.[/caption] Managing pain during sleep is a way of life for many people who suffer from chronic back and neck pain. Chronic pain can make sleeping difficult, and some research shows that difficulty sleeping can make pain seem worse. Your doctor may be able to identify the causes of your pain,… Read More
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Best Trigger Point Exercises for Neck Pain

By Oklahoma Pain Management Neck pain can be an incredibly painful and debilitating injury – and it can be very difficult to treat. Pain might be associated with a pulled muscle or series of muscles, or a pinched nerve. Neck pain also often happens as a result of irritation in the facet joints of the lower cervical vertebrae; this irritation… Read More
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