What is a Nerve Pain?

What is a Nerve Pain?
Nerve pains, also known as neurogenic pain can be very debilitating and can often affect the quality of your life. But how do we get nerve pains, what does it feel like to have a nerve pain, how is it different from regular arm or leg pain and will it ever go away? These are some of the common questions around nerve pain that we will discuss in this blog. Our spine is made up of vertebra stacked on top of one another with a disc in between every two vertebra. There are nerves exiting the spine on either side at the level of these vertebra ..... 
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Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?

Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?
As mums our body undergoes a lot of physical changes starting from pregnancy to childbirth to caring for our little ones and even after that. Add to that the fact that motherhood is now common in the late 30’s age when degeneration (wear and tear) of our spine and joints starts, it is no surprise that our bodies can find these physical changes challenging. These physical changes can manifest as back pain, neck pain or joint pain. And for mums specially in high demand jobs such as an executive role there is the additional stress of sitting at your desk from nine to five, long meetings and extensive travelling. All these add to the physical challenges of motherhood and they can contribute to the pains and discomforts. 
 
If you suffer from joint pain or tendinitis (inflammation/pain in your tendons) or a heel spur your doctor may have advised you to take a joint injection for pain relief. It can be a very overwhelming thought to get an injection into your joint and you might have a lot of questions regarding its effectiveness, pain from the injection and if an injection is really worth it?  
In this blog, we will address some of these common questions about joint injections and one big mistake that people do after they are given a joint injection.....
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Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?

Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?
It is common for mums to develop back pain when they miss out on their exercises due to lack of time or when they are busy driving long distance to and from kids classes and school or sitting in meeting for long hours at work. Most of us have been in similar situation where we have reached out for a pain relief gel or pain patch to ease the aches and pains. But do these pain relief gels and pain patches actually work? In this blog we will discuss how and when these gels and patches work on our pain .....
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Can Sciatic Nerve Pain switch sides?

Can Sciatic Nerve Pain switch sides?
Can sciatic nerve pain switch sides?
Yes, it can! In this blog post we will discuss the how and why this can happen. Sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest nerve in the body. Irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve is known as sciatica. It is a very painful, irritating condition that can affect drastically the quality of your life. 
 
Lets briefly look into how sciatica ....
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How Can You Tell if You Have Sciatica: 5 Signs about the Pain in Your Bottom

How Can You Tell if You Have Sciatica: 5 Signs about the Pain in Your Bottom
Sciatica or pain in the bottom and back of the thigh is not a very uncommon occurrence nowadays. It occurs due to irritation of the thickest and longest nerve in the body, known as the sciatic nerve, that originates in the lumbar spine or lower back and runs all the way down to supply the feet. The nerve can get irritated or compressed anywhere  during this course. This could be triggered by an activity such as walking or even at rest. 
In this blog post we will discuss the 5 signs that indicate that you have sciatica ....
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