5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

Professional athletes always make for interesting studies where health and injury is concerned. They tend to have access to the best doctors and most advanced treatments on the planet, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that they’re quite literally paid to stay fit. Because of these things they can sometimes recover from serious injuries in ways …

Sleeping Through the Pain of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Sleep is fundamental to our health and happiness as humans; without enough of it, our wellbeing and ability to cope with what challenges come our way are seriously impacted. The latter is particularly true when we are in pain, which impacts our ability to relax and sleep, which in turn affects our ability to cope …

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids

Dr. Christo is proud to host: Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids This video covers: -Acupuncture -Chiropractic Care -Thermal Therapy -Physical Therapy -Massage Therapy This video is available to patients and physicians. If you are a patient, please click here and select the button “Go Straight to the Video (No CME)”. If you are a …

The Longtime Ouch!

Originally published on creators.com by Chelle Cordero Sometimes the pain that accompanies the creaking and aching in our bodies is just too much to bear. It can persist for so long that it becomes chronic pain. We need relief. For many, that has come in the form of opioid prescription medication like OxyContin, fentanyl, morphine and …

Be Free From Back Pain While Driving

Over 30 million Americans experience back pain, in fact it is the most common reason for missing work. Back pain costs the economy $88 billion a year. While some forms of back pain have originated from injury or accident, many are due to bad posture, and repetitive movements that are unnatural for the muscular system and skeleton. When …

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Invisible Illness

Published in Family First, Mishpacha Jewish Family Weekly Dr. Paul Christo sat down with Family First to discuss illnesses that can baffle doctors, and how most are left with chronic pain. When you go to the doctor you are typically asked to rate your pain. He answers the question that many people suffering have asked before, “Is …

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StimRouter and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, Part II

Electrical stimulation of single nerves that cause pain, called peripheral nerve stimulation offers a way to control pain without accessing the spinal cord. A new device called StimRouter is minimally invasive, and designed for patients with certain kinds of neuropathic pain in the arms, legs, pelvis, and trunk. Kaye Gagnon will share firsthand how this …

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StimRouter and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, Part I

Electrical stimulation of single nerves that cause pain, called peripheral nerve stimulation offers a way to control pain without accessing the spinal cord. A new device called StimRouter is minimally invasive, and designed for patients with certain kinds of neuropathic pain in the arms, legs, pelvis, and trunk. Kaye Gagnon will share firsthand how this …

How JFK’s Back Pain May Have Led to His Death

A resurgence of John F. Kennedy’s pain struggles are in the news after a newly released publication in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. We learned on our JFK show from noted historian Robert Dallek, that Kennedy struggled with substantial low back pain, but he also suffered from an autoimmune disorder that probably lead to  osteoporosis …

[FREE DOWNLOAD] The Medical Link Between Your Stress and Pain

Stress can trigger pain and make existing pain worse. Both reducing stress and improving how we deal with it are vital to healing and pain prevention. We’ve heard from Dr. Kathleen Hall, international stress expert and Founder of The Stress Institute, who has worked with several Fortune 500 companies on stress and work life balance. But we …