woman sitting at desk with poor posture

How to Sit With Low Back Pain

· · Pain
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), almost everyone will experience low back pain. There are many causes. Your spine is made up of bones called vertebrae separated by cushions, called discs. The vertebrae are attached to spinal muscles and to each other by ligaments and tendons. A … Read More
woman sleeping on side

How to Sleep With Sciatica

· · Pain
Your sciatic nerve is the main nerve supplying your leg. This large nerve leaves your spinal cord in your lower back and passes between the bones (vertebrae) of your spine. Pinching (compression) of the nerve where it passes between the spinal vertebrae is the usual cause of sciatica. Compression is … Read More

Frozen Meals

· · Pain
TV dinners, frozen meals, whatever you want to call them, they can be a life saver when you only have mere minutes to prepare and eat dinner. They are also quite convenient to bring to work as a lunch option for those in offices with mini kitchens. Historically, TV dinners … Read More
ent doctor examining tinnitus case

How Long Does Tinnitus Last?

· · Pain
According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, tinnitus is a sound in your ears that only you can hear. It is often referred to as ringing in the ears, but for some people, it may sound more like roaring or hissing. Most people with tinnitus … Read More
choosing between acetaminophen vs ibuprofen

Acetaminophen vs Ibuprofen: Uses & Side Effects

· · Pain
Ibuprofen is in a family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Ibuprofen is the most common over-the-counter (OTC) NSAID. You probably know this drug by its two common brand names Advil and Motrin. Other OTC NASIDs include aspirin and naproxen (Aleve). Side effects of ibuprofen are like the other … Read More
doctor looking at check xray

What Is a Slipped Rib?

· · Pain
Slipped rib syndrome goes by many names. It may be called rib subluxation, rib tip syndrome, sliding rib, gliding rib, false rib syndrome, clicking rib, and other names. This condition is rare, but it may account for about five percent of chest pain caused by muscle and bone (musculoskeletal) disorders. … Read More
at home pulse oximeter

What is a Pulse Oximeter?

· · Pain
If you have been to a doctor’s office or hospital in the last 30 years, you probably have had a pulse oximeter put on your fingertip to measure your pulse and the amount of oxygen being carried by your red blood cells, called your oxygen saturation. Pulse has always been … Read More
acid reflux at night choking on saliva

Symptoms of Acid Reflux at Night

· · Pain
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), GERD can cause stomach juices to flow up into your esophagus all the way up to your throat. When this happens at night, you may wake up with the sensation of choking on your saliva, but you are really experiencing nighttime acid … Read More

Enter Your Login Credentials
This setting should only be used on your home or work computer.