Stress, cortisol and chronic pain

During times of stress, it’s not unusual to see an increase in our body’s inflammation response and the onset or return of chronic pain. This can be especially true of knee pain, back pain and neck pain. When our bodies are stressed, our immune function is always affected. This is largely because stress involves what […]

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Can Stress Cause Neck Pain?

One of the most common questions asked about neck pain is whether stress can cause neck pain.  And the short answer is, “yes!” We know that stress-related pains in the neck and shoulders are usually the result of emotionally driven tension and anxiety which can affect the primary muscles and nerves running through the spine, […]

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Pain Management for Athletes

Few people would disagree with the statement that pain management for athletes can be a major concern in the 21st century. Pain is common problem for athletes across the board and is frequently associated with sport injury. Understanding the best approach to pain management for athletes requires a better understanding of the source and scope […]

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