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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How can you relieve your back pain?

How can you relieve your back pain?
As mums of young kids we are always on the move. Add to this the mix a highly stressful job that involves long work hours, back to back meetings, extensive travels. Its no wonder that mums of younger kids or toddlers develop back pain. In this blog we will discuss some common scenarios that can lead to back pain, followed by some tips to avoid back pain in these situations. These are simple tips that you can implement starting today. If you are one of the lucky few mums who have never had back pain this blog is still relevant to you as the tips in the tips here will help you to prevent back pain in the future. In this blog we will discuss two common scenarios that can lead to back pain and simple tips how to manage these ....
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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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The sleeping posture that you should avoid if you have back and neck pain

The sleeping posture that you should avoid if you have back and neck pain
Back and neck pains are a common occurrence in today’s world and most of us live with these pains every single day. But have you ever wondered where is this spinal pain coming from? It could be the obvious reason of slouching in your chair during those long work meetings or straining your neck to look the screen (known as forward head posture) at your desk while sending those work related emails or bending over to pick up your kids toys at home. But have you ever considered that your sleeping posture could be the cause of your neck and back pain? In this blog we will look at the one sleeping posture that you should avoid if you suffer from neck and back pain or of you want to prevent it in the future. We will also discuss why you should avoid this posture and two tips to change your sleeping position .....
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