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Is this why I’m healing slower than I expected?

One powerful reason why some spinal healing takes longer than anticipated. Healing in most body tissues requires clotting and inflammation Healing from any injury requires inflammation. And almost everywhere in the body, the first part of the inflammatory process requires some sort of clotting. Clotting is where blood cells and …

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Leg weakness and low back pain respond to neck release

A mother in her 40’s with leg weakness and low back pain (video)

Can a gentle release in the neck unlock the low back and increase strength in the legs? Many patients struggle with lower body issues, whether it be pain, discomfort, or weakness in the low back, hips, or legs. Because these issues are near or below the waist, they seek solutions …

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What are my treatment options for pelvic floor pain from pudendal neuralgia or pudendal nerve entrapment?

The challenge of treating pudendal neuralgia comes from the difficulty of recognizing it. It’s common for male patients to consult with multiple doctors only to be (potentially mis) diagnosed with a with a prostate problem. Currently there is no definitive “gold-standard” imaging or other kind of diagnostic tests for pudendal …

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What is pudendal neuralgia? Is that the same as pelvic floor pain? (in men)

Pudendal nerve pain (or pudendal neuralgia) is a painful condition of the pelvic floor that both men and women may experience. The focus of this article series will be focused on the symptoms and treatment of pelvic floor pain primarily in men. What is pudendal nerve pain? Pudendal neuralgia means …

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Why do I have chronic pain? A simplified explanation for Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain syndromes

Why do I have chronic pain? Why does pain become chronic? Studies into Fibromyalgia syndrome show us a few reasons why a brief, acute pain can slowly or suddenly become something we’re fighting daily. Learning the current understanding behind chronic pain can help us in a few important ways: Help …

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