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Sep
01

What’s the Difference Between Chronic and Acute Pain?

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It can be confusing to know when to seek out professional help for an orthopedic issue. Perhaps you suffer from a rolled ankle after taking a dog for a walk, or you are a former athlete who lives with general soreness throughout your everyday life. Though these types of injuries are different, they often share a similar element: both people want to...
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Mar
01

The Evolution of Joint Replacement

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Joint replacement research and pre/post-surgical practices have come a long way in the past few decades, undergoing many changes that have ultimately benefitted patients. Here are several significant changes we've seen so far: 1. More People are Receiving Joint Replacements Joint replacement has proved to be one of the most profitable and effective...
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Oct
01

4 Signs it May Be Time for a Joint Replacement

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Are you tired of constant pain in your knees, hips, and shoulders? Have you seemingly tried everything but still can't find relief? Although surgery is often recommended as a last option, it may be the ideal answer to a renewed and pain-free future. If you are experiencing persisting problems including but not limited to the following, it may be ti...
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Aug
31

Chronic Pain Management: Support Where You Need It

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Are you suffering from chronic pain? You're not alone. McLean County Orthopedics offers a peer support group to the general public the second Thursday of every month from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. The group is hosted by Sandy Fader, a nurse practitioner at MCO who works directly with Dr. Naour as part of a pain management team. The schedule is as follows...
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Feb
28

7 Tips for Chronic Pain Management

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You might not be able to escape pain entirely, but it doesn't have to control your life. We've covered routines that may be causing your pain previously, but what about chronic pain that can be difficult to treat? Here are some helpful tips to improve your chronic pain management:   1. Use Deep Breathing Techniques. Meditate and calm your...
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Jan
17

Discovering the 4 Major Joint Pain Causes and Finding Relief

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As we go throughout our daily activities, we often forget how much strain we put on our bodies. Normally, we associate joint pain causes with the aging process, but sometimes it can be a signal of a more serious underlying condition. Although this pain is frustrating and uncomfortable, it can lead us to determine what may be wrong internally. Often...
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Dec
18

The Four Reasons You Have Joint Pain and Where to Find Relief

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 Joints are what connect your bones to one another. They are crucial to your body's functionality by allowing your bones to move freely. The main joints include the shoulders, hips, elbows, and knees. Many people suffer from joint pain, which can have a tremendous effect on their ability to perform daily activities. Causes Explained Joint pain...
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