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How to Treat Fibromyalgia Pain in Milwaukee

2019-06-25T16:54:58-05:00

Non-Surgical Fibromyalgia Treatment Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder affecting millions of adults. One major symptom of fibromyalgia is constant joint pain and swelling. There is no known cure for this condition but there are treatment options for Milwaukee area patients. Dr. Pollack of Neurology & Pain Treatment offers prolotherapy, neural therapy, and other non-surgical alternatives to relieve pain from fibromyalgia. Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Symptoms There are several tests required to diagnose fibromyalgia. The most frequent symptoms include: Chronic pain all over Swollen joints Achiness Stiffness Sleep trouble Depression and anxiety Fibromyalgia causes pain in several areas of the body known as [...]

How to Treat Fibromyalgia Pain in Milwaukee2019-06-25T16:54:58-05:00

Why Chronic Pain is Worse in Winter

2019-06-25T17:09:18-05:00

Cold Chronic Pain Management The cold temperatures of Wisconsin winter can cause patients dealing with chronic pain to feel worse. Heat is a muscle relaxer, so it’s no surprise cold temperatures make muscles stiff. The constant cold for months on end can make pain levels unbearable. Staying warm is one solution. Another is pain relief treatments from Neurology & Pain Treatment in Milwaukee. Common Pain Conditions Made Worse by Cold Weather Arthritis: Patients with arthritis are more likely to have flare-ups when exposed to cold temperatures. Migraines and Headaches: Changes in the weather can cause barometric pressure to change. For [...]

Why Chronic Pain is Worse in Winter2019-06-25T17:09:18-05:00

What Causes Migraines?

2019-06-25T17:05:28-05:00

Migraine Headache Triggers and Treatments While the cause of migraines is unknown, relief from the pain is possible. Triggers can be identified to help you control the frequency and severity of your migraines. Migraines can also be preceded by an aura sensory which can warn an individual when a migraine is about to occur. Migraines have a very broad range of symptoms and pain levels and are very common amongst Americans. They are different from headaches which tend to be less severe. Migraines will usually include additional symptoms, such as sensitivity to light or nausea. Migraine Triggers It’s highly beneficial [...]

What Causes Migraines?2019-06-25T17:05:28-05:00

How to Tell If You Have Arthritis

2019-06-25T17:00:29-05:00

Arthritis Pain Relief Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more joints leading to pain and stiffness in the body.  Arthritis tends to worsen with age and while it cannot be cured, treatment may help reduce symptoms.  There are a vast amount of arthritis types. Below are the most common: Rheumatoid Arthritis – An autoimmune disease, Rheumatoid arthritis attacks the joints. Inflammation and pain are the two most common symptoms while some experience fatigue, low-grade fevers and loss of appetite. Osteoarthritis – Often called degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is a common chronic condition of the joints and is the result of [...]

How to Tell If You Have Arthritis2019-06-25T17:00:29-05:00

Information About Arthritis Pain

2019-06-25T17:02:10-05:00

Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and related autoimmune diseases. Septic arthritis is caused by joint infection. The major complaint by individuals who have arthritis is joint pain. Arthritis pain is often a constant and may be localized to the joint affected. The pain from arthritis is due to inflammation that occurs around the joint, damage to the joint from disease, daily wear and tear of joint, muscle strains caused by forceful [...]

Information About Arthritis Pain2019-06-25T17:02:10-05:00