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5 Tips for Traveling With Lower Back Pain

Forget traveling in style. When you have back pain, you simply want to get from point A to point B without a flare-up. With our help, you can. Keep reading to get our best tips on managing your back pain when you travel.
Dec 1st, 2022

What to Expect from Advanced Spinal Decompression

Whether you’re active in sports, love to walk or run, or just find yourself lifting heavy items around the house, back pain will eventually find you. When it does, treatments like spinal decompression can help.
Dec 1st, 2022

10 Benefits of IV Therapy

If you’re feeling worn out, sick, or even hungover, it’s time to consider the many benefits intravenous (IV) therapy offers. Learn more about IV therapy and how it improves your vitality and long-term health.
Aug 1st, 2022

When to Consider Surgery For Your Herniated Disc

When you have a herniated disc, the pain can be unbearable. There are treatments that help, but what should you do if the pain persists? Keep reading to learn when you might want to contemplate having surgery to repair your injured disc.
Jul 1st, 2022

How to Ease Your Knee Pain Without Surgery

Knee pain can become gradually worse over time, and eventually some cases need surgery. Here’s how you can avoid the preparation, pain, and recovery that comes with a knee operation.
Jun 1st, 2022

Is Spinal Stenosis Reversible?

Your spinal canal has just enough space for your nerves to run through it, but if it narrows — a condition called spinal stenosis — it pinches your nerves. Can anything restore your spine to its original condition? Find out here.
Jun 1st, 2022

5 Encouraging Facts About Sciatica

When the pain of sciatica hits, it may be hard to think positively about the condition. Despite the sometimes severe pain, the underlying causes for this group of symptoms are typically easy to treat.
May 1st, 2022

How to Manage Back Pain After an Accident

Many people brush off their aches and pains following an accident, but back injuries should be taken seriously. Here’s how a specialist can help manage and treat back pain.
May 1st, 2022

How Biologics Can Help You Heal from Within

Your body is miraculous. It has immense healing powers that just need to be triggered for you to relieve pain and experience recovery. Biologics are an alternative to drug-based interventions. Here’s how they can help you heal from the inside out.
Apr 1st, 2022

Simple Exercises You Can Do to Strengthen Your Neck

Are you familiar with “text neck”? Your neck muscles become fatigued from too much time spent looking down at your phone or staring at a computer screen. Perhaps you’ve had a neck injury. No matter the cause, try these simple neck exercises.
Apr 1st, 2022

How PRP Injections Help with Joint Pain

Tired of joint pain slowing you down? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can help ease pain and restore function — no drugs or surgery required. Sound too good to be true? Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 2nd, 2022

When Is Your Headache a Cause for Concern?

If you’re experiencing a debilitating headache and don’t know whether it’s a harmless symptom or something more serious, read on. Our experts explain what symptoms differentiate a harmless headache from a potentially dangerous one.
Mar 1st, 2022

5 Signs of Sciatica

As many as 4 in 10 Americans deal with sciatica, a collection of symptoms caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The specific causes of sciatica can vary, but there are common signs that suggest you have the condition.
Feb 9th, 2022

How Chiropractic Care Helps You Overcome Injuries

A healthy body is in homeostasis, a state in which it’s able to heal itself. But when you’re in an accident, your body needs help to heal injured tissue, bone, and misalignments. Chiropractic care helps you heal and get back in homeostasis.
Feb 7th, 2022

Recognizing the Early Signs of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that damages nerves, but can also affect your digestion, urination, and blood circulation. Read on to find out more about how to catch the early signs of this potentially dangerous nerve issue.
Jan 11th, 2022

What Are The Stages of Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy affects more than 20 million people in the United States. With it being so prevalent, it’s important to remain educated on what causes peripheral neuropathy and all of the stages neuropathy takes on. Peripheral neuropathy occurs...
Dec 8th, 2021

Scoliosis Pain? Understand Your Treatment Options

Scoliosis management is complex, and it is mainly dictated by the type of scoliosis encountered. There are syndromic, congenital, neuromuscular, or idiopathic. The seriousness of the curvature and skeletal maturity, which help predict the likelihood of...
Nov 19th, 2021

Non-Surgical Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

Lower back and neck pain can make you put a pause on daily activities you love to participate in as a result of pain. If you are living with pain and it is slowly getting worse with time and the ways in which you are coping with it are...
Nov 3rd, 2021

Spinal Decompression Treatment for Chronic Back Pain

Back pain affects about 65 million Americans each year, and is also the 6th most costly condition in the United States. Back pain can stem from a variety of causes, such as injury, arthritis, sciatica, and more. If one continues to live with back pain...
Sep 16th, 2021

Can Neuropathy Be Cured?

Many people wonder whether or not neuropathy is a curable condition. To answer this question, yes it is curable, but this comes with active treatment once a patient is diagnosed with neuropathy. Neuropathy affects more than 20 million Americans...
Sep 14th, 2021

The Top Symptoms and Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a condition of the nervous system that affects more than 20 million Americans. This common condition is a result of damage to the Peripheral Nervous System, which is responsible for sending signals between the brain and the rest of the body.
Aug 4th, 2021

Knee Pain: Causes, Factors, and Getting Treatment

Our knees are one of the most important parts of our body, but they can also be known as one of the most problematic. Knee pain affects around 100 million Americans every year, and knee pain is also the second leading cause of chronic pain.
Jul 15th, 2021

Commonly Misdiagnosed: Arthritis

A lot of patients come to Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Texas with a misdiagnosis and report, “I was diagnosed with arthritis by my doctor.” To which we usually respond, “Okay, how? Did the doctor take an X-Ray? Orthopedic evaluation? Did they do anything?”
Jun 17th, 2021

When Should I Get Treated for Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is a condition that affects more than 20 million people in the United States. With so many people experiencing symptoms of neuropathy you’d think more people would seek treatment, however few end up actually doing so and instead live with...
Jun 4th, 2021

Top 5 Signs of Neuropathy in 2021

We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 signs and symptoms of neuropathy for 2021. The top five signs and symptoms of neuropathy might surprise you. Signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy can sometimes be vague. We’ve had thousands of patients through...
Apr 16th, 2021

Facts & Myths about Erectile Dysfunction

Facts and Myths about Erectile Dysfunction Simply put, erectile dysfunction is a man’s inability to have or maintain an erection. Nearly 30 million men in the United States have been diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. And while it’s a fairly common...
Mar 29th, 2021

Diabetic Neuropathy: How Can I Manage It?

Neuropathy, also known as “nerve damage,” is an uncomfortable condition common in people with diabetes. People with neuropathy experience weakness, numbness and pain in their hands and feet. The symptoms of neuropathy can have a real impact on...
Mar 15th, 2021

How Do I Know If I Have Erectile Dysfunction?

Few men want to talk about their inability to get or maintain an erection, however, erectile dysfunction can have a profound impact on relationships and self-esteem. Fortunately, trouble in the bedroom doesn’t necessarily mean you’re dealing with...
Mar 1st, 2021

Neuropathy & Diet: Does it Matter?

Patients and caregivers must be conscientious of diets that may help to alleviate peripheral neuropathy symptoms, as well as the foods that may increase these symptoms. Knowing how the body responds to certain foods may be key to reducing peripheral pain.
Feb 15th, 2021

What causes Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction has been shown to affect over 30 million men over the age of 20 in the United States. It affects men of all ages and becomes increasingly prevalent with age.
Feb 1st, 2021

What is Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is the damage or dysfunction of one or more nerves that cause you to feel pain. It may cause a tingling, burning, numbness or shooting of pain in the affected area which causes you a lot of discomfort from accomplishing many things.
Jan 25th, 2021

Is Regenerative Therapy Therapy Safe?

Choosing a medical treatment for your chronic condition is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. Although your pain has reached an intensity that has you desperately searching for a solution, the main priority of most patients...
Apr 11th, 2018

Regenerative Therapy Costs, Insurance, and You

One of the most common concerns about stem cell therapy is cost. More patients are becoming interested in trying stem cell therapy but questions about pricing, affordability, and insurance coverage are preventing them from reaching out. It’s a natural...
Apr 11th, 2018

What is Regenerative Therapy and How Does it Work?

Beginning research into stem cell therapies can be confusing because there is a ton of misleading information about the procedures available. Most people stumble upon these sensational treatments while in search for options to eliminate the pain and...
Mar 29th, 2018

Real Risks of Back Surgery

Stiffness and aches in the back can be common, but when back pain becomes a chronic condition, the impact on your life can be unbearable. When your pain level has reached high enough to affect your mobility and independence, you may be considering...
Dec 18th, 2017

Coping with Seasonal Allergies Naturally

It’s been all over the news, so you’ve probably seen it: research indicates that people who use allergy medications regularly may be at greater risk for dementia. Building on a study published last year, researchers at Indiana University School...
Oct 22nd, 2017

Easy Knee Exercises to Ease Knee Pain

If you’re suffering from chronic knee pain, there’s a better way to ease your pain than taking pain medications or simply suffering through the pain! Try these easy knee exercises to strengthen your joint, which can help relieve pain.
Sep 17th, 2017

Staying Hydrated when Temperatures Soar

As the temperatures rise, hydration becomes even more important than it usually is. Whether you’re working out in the heat, or just enjoying the warm weather, it’s vital to stay hydrated, to prevent heat stroke and keep your blood circulating properly.
Aug 20th, 2016

Healthy Slow Cooker Meals for when it’s too Hot to Cook

When you think of a slow cooker, do you automatically think of winter? Warm stews and hot creamy soups, hearty roasts and chili- these are the standard crock pot fare for most people. What you may not realize, though, is that the slow cooker can be an...
Aug 4th, 2016

Natural Sun Protection for your Skin

We all know the dangers of UV exposure. Ultraviolet rays can damage skin, aging it and even causing skin cancer, but conventional sunscreen can also be dangerous, and often contains toxic chemicals. The FDA has not created rigorous standards for...
Jul 26th, 2016

Five Health Conscious Summer Vacation Destinations

What are your summer vacation plans? Do you intend to do nothing but relax, and indulge your every dietary whim? Or are you more inclined to find a health conscious summer vacation destination, and use your down time to do something good for your body?
May 31st, 2016

Do Eyes Need Special Protection in Summer?

Your eyes are very important, and also extremely delicate, so they require special care. You might wonder, though, is there a season during which the eyes need extra protection. As you may have guessed, summer can be hard on your eyes, and it’s crucial...
May 19th, 2016

What to do about Indoor Allergens

It’s wintertime, and it seems like everyone has got the sniffles. While much of that gets blamed on the common cold, which runs rampant at this time of year due to immune systems depressed by the cold and too much togetherness, a good portion is...
Mar 23rd, 2016

The One Resolution You Should Ditch This Year

Each year, across the nation, people make tons of New Year’s resolutions, most of which fall by the wayside by the time Valentine’s Day arrives. Maybe this is the year you quit smoking, or do more volunteer work, or learn to say no more often.
Mar 17th, 2016

Keeping Eyes Healthy in Winter

Winter weather has an impact on many systems of the body. The colder weather can depress our immune systems, dry out our skin, and cause our joints to ache. But what does it do to our eyes? The winter months are a vulnerable time of year for your eyes...
Mar 9th, 2016

Healthiest Winter Vacation Spots and Travel Trends

Are you looking to get away this winter? Whether you’re trying to escape the cold by heading to a more tropical destination, or you’re from a warmer climate and dashing off to see some snow, the winter is a great time to travel. One hot trend in travel...
Mar 4th, 2016

8 Great Winter Workouts to Try

In winter, there are tons of great reasons to remain active and not give into the lure of a sedentary lifestyle. Exercising in winter has many benefits though, not least of which is its fat burning power, and capacity to raise your spirits. What’s more...
Jan 28th, 2016

Vegetables: To Cook, or Not to Cook?

When it comes to food, there’s one point on which just about everyone is in agreement: it’s a good idea to eat vegetables. Packed with nutrients, vegetables are good for many different ailments, as well as overall health and wellness. How we eat our...
Jan 13th, 2016

How much do you Know about Exercising in the Cold?

Some people love the feel of a brisk winter workout, while others use the cold as an excuse to stay indoors and remain snuggly warm. No matter which opinion you favor, it’s possible that you have some misconceptions about exercising in the cold.
Jan 6th, 2016

The One Resolution You Should Ditch This Year

Each year, across the nation, people make tons of New Year’s resolutions, most of which fall by the wayside by the time Valentine’s Day arrives. Maybe this is the year you quit smoking, or do more volunteer work, or learn to say no more often.
Dec 30th, 2015

Common Winter Illnesses and How to Avoid Them

The winter brings with it brisk temperatures, plenty of time indoors, and an increased risk of illness. But is getting sick in winter inevitable? While winter illness is common, there are certainly steps you can take to be proactive in keeping it at bay.
Dec 16th, 2015

Is Paleo for You?

Certainly, by now everyone has heard of the Paleo diet. Unless you yourself have been living in a cave for the past few years, the chances are good that you know someone who follows this so-called “caveman diet”, and many people find it very rewarding.
Dec 2nd, 2015

Is Immunotherapy the Cure for Cancer?

The battle against cancer seems never-ending, and cancer treatment is often almost as bad as the disease itself. Harsh chemicals pumped into the bodies of cancer patients cause devastating side effects that lead some to decide to stop treatment entirely.
Nov 18th, 2015

Health Food or Hype?

If you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle, you may be confused by all the claims made about health food. It seems like every week a new food is touted as a “superfood”, and a new concept about how we should eat is introduced. How can you distinguish...
Nov 11th, 2015

Boost your Immunity before Cold and Flu Season Hits

The summer is over, cooler weather is right around the corner- is your immune system ready for cold and flu season? The chill in the air means the season for illness is not far behind, but you can boost your immunity and protect yourself from sickness.
Nov 4th, 2015

Beating Insomnia Naturally

It’s common wisdom that a good night’s sleep is important, but what if you have insomnia? Those who have trouble falling asleep, or fall asleep easily enough, but can’t seem to stay asleep, are missing out on a key component of a healthy lifestyle.
Oct 29th, 2015

Five Yoga Poses to do from your Chair

Yoga continues to gain popularity, and with good reason. A practice that improves posture and flexibility, yoga has also been shown to lower blood pressure and relieve stress. But maybe you’ve decided yoga isn’t for you. It’s true, some people have...
Oct 22nd, 2015

Power up your Walk with Intervals

Are you getting the most benefits you can from your walk? If you’ve gotten into a good walking routine, you may start becoming restless, and feeling like you’d like to push yourself a little further. The solution? Intervals! When you incorporate...
Oct 15th, 2015

Is your Diet Ruining Your Health?

With obesity at epidemic proportions, it’s not surprising that dieting is a huge national pastime. Whether they’re cutting out carbs, drastically reducing calories, eliminating gluten, or cutting out animal-based foods, Americans love to modify their...
Oct 8th, 2015

Treating Herniated Discs without Surgery

How much do you know about treating herniated discs? If you’re suffering from symptoms like back pain, sciatica, or weakness in your lower extremities, you may find yourself quickly becoming an expert on all things herniated disc related.
Sep 30th, 2015

Running is Healthy Exercise: Here’s how to make it easier

If you’ve decided to up your healthy exercise by taking up running, you’ve probably noticed one thing: running can be hard! While sometimes you might feel unbreakable, like you can breeze through the longest run of your life, other times it seems...
Sep 23rd, 2015

Knee Surgery Alternatives

If you’re considering knee surgery or replacement, have you looked into any knee surgery alternatives? While some people may require knee surgery to alleviate pain caused by an injury or arthritis, many are better served by options that are not as...
Sep 16th, 2015

Improve your Joint Health to Improve your Life

How’s your joint health? Many of us don’t even think about our joints, unless they begin to trouble us. When a joint or tendon becomes painful, however, it’s hard to think of anything else! How can you improve your joint health? A few simple lifestyle...
Sep 9th, 2015

Back to School Weight Loss Plan

How does this time of year work for your weight loss goals? For many parents, the end of summer signals the beginning of the heightened stress season, as back to school amps up our commitments, with the holidays nipping at its heels. It’s often hard to...
Sep 1st, 2015

Nutrition Goals vs. Damage Control

Now that it’s February, and that New Year feeling has faded to a memory, you may find that your resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Especially when it comes to dieting, it’s often hard to stick to your goals. Why is that? For many people...
Feb 10th, 2015

The Basics of Diabetic Neuropathy Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately half of people who are living with diabetes suffer from some form of nerve damage. When nerve damage is the result of diabetes, it is referred to as diabetic neuropathy. Typically, diabetic...
Jan 25th, 2015

Recognizing Early Signs and Symptoms of Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition that causes joint inflammation in various areas of the body. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs in one or multiple joints in the body that have no relationship...
Jan 25th, 2015