Urinary incontinence as broadly defined as “the unintentional loss of urine.” And while this could be because of overactive bladder or an urgency dysfunction, people… well, women… women usually suffer from urinary stressincontinence. This is where basic movements that put even a little strain on
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Archive: October 2021
The Latest in Medical Marijuana: Munchies Without the High
The more medical marijuana becomes a player in the medical field, with regard to treating symptoms of chronic ailments like epilepsy, cancer, HIV and chronic pain, scientists are getting creative in their research. For decades, growers and consumers of marijuana, legal or not, have bred
Let’s Get a Little More Specific About Chronic Pain
Most of us know the two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain is short-term (and often more intense) pain usually resulting from an injury or illness. Chronic pain is either long-term or long-term episodic, and can be caused by a number of
What is Prolotherapy?
Prolotherapy is a type of regenerative medicine used as treatments for torn tendons, joint disease and sports injuries. It’s also used as a therapy for back and knee pain. All prolotherapy involves is injecting an inactive, natural irritant – most commonly saline (salt solution) or
What is a Migraine and Why are They so Hard to Pin Down?
The human brain is a mysterious thing. Entire fields of medicine, like neurology and psychology, are dedicated to trying to figure it out. Why do we feel the way we feel? Why do some people see and hear things others don’t? Why do some of
How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card and What to do Once You’ve Got it
Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio for almost four years now, and every few months the laws open up even more. And so do more medical marijuana clinics and dispensaries. But the process of getting an Ohio MMJ card is kind of convoluted. So,
Sciatica can be Absolutely Debilitating. But Where Did it Come From?
Your sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in the body. It starts in your lower back and runs all the way down to the foot; it’s a main component of lower body movement. So when it’s compressed or pinched, the pain or symptoms
A New Study Concerns Medical Marijuana Doctors: The Effects of Marijuana Withdrawal
Pain management is one of the most common reasons people give for using medical marijuana. Indeed, it is one of the conditions recognized by the State of Ohio as being treatable with medical marijuana. But a recent study should give medical marijuana patients and their
Is PRP Therapy Safe & Effective for Knee Pain?
Knee pain can ruin your life. A simple afternoon stroll can seem almost impossible and is definitely not enjoyable. Running simple errands can be excruciating. Even getting together with friends can be severely limited because your knees hurt. AND, if you can totally straighten your
Is the O-shot Worth It? A Look at the Benefits
The O-shot is also known as the orgasm shot for good reason. It’s your one-way ticket to experience mind-blowing orgasms and re-energize your sexual youth. Because if you’re not experiencing great sex, it’s not necessarily your fault. It’s not that you work too hard or
How Do I Get Rid of a Headache Naturally? 9 Remedies
In our stressful world, headaches are a common condition. If you get them often, they can be quite the nuisance, even debilitating. It can be difficult to function or even enjoy life. There are several types of headaches, and they can range in severity. Tension
Suffer a Sports Injury? 7 Natural Approaches to Healing
Sports injuries are not only painful, but they can sideline you from ever playing again. Treating a torn tendon is critical. In fact, if they are not treated properly or heal correctly, sports injuries can lead to lifelong pain and body issues. An effective road
Are Stem Cell Injections Effective at Treating Lower Back Pain?
Traditional medical approaches to back pain and herniated discs include exercise, physical therapy, pain and anti-inflammatory medications, and therapeutic injections such as PRP therapy. For severe back pain, some doctors even prescribe invasive surgeries such as spinal fusion. These surgeries require general anesthesia, rehabilitation, and
Experience Pain in Your Hips? A Guide to Fibromyalgia Pain Relief
Do you suffer from fibromyalgia and experience pain in your hips? Join the club! Unfortunately, hip flexor issues are a fairly common problem with people with fibromyalgia. The good news is there are things you can do to find relief, improve your mobility, and continue
Dr. Blatman – Speaking Event – 6/10/21
Fascia – A New Paradigm for Understanding and Treating Pain Secure Your Place Now ABOUT THIS TALK That which we once thought nothing of and discarded in anatomy class as trash, provides a treasure of information that can teach us better ways to understand and
Consume CBD Oil? Why You Might Fail a Drug Test
Can taking CBD oil cause you to test positive for marijuana? It’s possible — and certainly a legal conundrum since taking CBD oils, tinctures, and other products ranging from gum to teas have become legal in the State of Ohio. Since these CBD products are