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Serve a Pain-Fighting Spread this Thanksgiving

Posted on Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Thanksgiving is a time for family, fun and, of course, food. So why not take advantage of that fact and serve some pain-fighting fare to your guests this year?

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Tags: Foods, Blog, Thanksgiving recipes

Save your Back from Hunting Pain

Posted on Fri, Nov 13, 2015


Deer hunting season is finally upon us again. After months of sunshine and fair skies, the weather has at last turned cold, leaves clutter the ground and the deer are out in full force. That can only mean it’s once again time to grab your orange and camo gear, haul out your hunting rifle and take to your tree stand.

But before you hunker down for long days (and nights) in your stand, make sure you’re prepared for all the dangers of hunting. I’m not talking about dangerous animals or other hunters, but a far closer hazard: pain. Sitting in your tree stand, dragging your trophy buck to the car or even walking over uneven terrain can spell disaster for your hunting trip if done improperly. So before embarking on your yearly pilgrimage to the woods, consider these tips for avoiding hunting pain and injuries.

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Tags: Back Pain, Blog, Neck Pain, Deer hunting, Stretches

Bundle Up Your Landscape for Winter and Avoid Cold-Weather Pain

Posted on Wed, Nov 11, 2015

As we trade in our warm-weather clothes for boots, scarves and winter coats, it’s also time to bundle up our landscapes for the winter. Use this checklist to help you prepare your garden for the cold weather ahead, and to avoid injury in the process.

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Tags: Gardening, Blog, Melinda Myers, DIY

Simple Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Back Pain

Posted on Wed, Nov 4, 2015

Many people hear the same thing every time they visit the doctor: Being overweight can have serious effects on your health. But what your doctors may not be telling you is that, in addition to things like high blood pressures, heart disease and high cholesterol, your weight may be causing or increasing your back pain.

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Tags: Back Pain, Blog, Healthy Living

3 Reasons to See a Pain Management Specialist for Bone and Joint Pain

Posted on Wed, Oct 28, 2015


When you’re in pain, it can be difficult to figure out who to turn to for help. You may find yourself wondering who has the expertise, knowledge and tools to best help you find relief. What type of provider is best for your specific bone and joint pain? For many of these cases, the answer may be a pain management doctor. According to Advanced Pain Management’s (APM) chief medical officer, Dr. Donald Harvey, “This is a specialty that didn’t exist 20 years ago, and it’s now expanding faster than any other medical specialty in the country.” The innovative field of pain management could be the option you’ve been searching for, and here’s why:

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Tags: Wausau, Pain management, Bone and joint pain

 4 Tricks for Evading Halloween Pain

Posted on Mon, Oct 26, 2015

For many people, the scariest thing this Halloween won’t be the masks or the movies, it will be facing the laborious holiday projects and parties with chronic pain. Fortunately, though, pain’s disrupting effect can be minimized with a few Halloween tricks.

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Tags: Back Pain, Knee Pain, Blog, Neck Pain, Halloween, Trick-or-treating

18 Simple, Healthy Habits To Reduce Back Pain

Posted on Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Are your bad habits the cause of your back pain and neck pain ? Oftentimes, reducing back pain and neck pain can be as simple as making a few changes to how you sit, stand and sleep. For instance, maintaining a good posture can help stop back pain by keeping your natural spinal curves in their normal position, taking painful pressure off your spine . Consider implementing these simple solutions to help manage chronic pain and get you back to enjoying work and life.
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Tags: Back Pain, Blog, Healthy Living, How to reduce back pain, Sleeping and back pain, Sitting with back pain, Walking with back pain, Sitting posture for lower back pain

5 Ways to Stay Active During Cold Weather

Posted on Tue, Oct 20, 2015

As the temperatures begin to drop, so do many people’s activity levels. Walks in the park and days spent gardening or biking are replaced with cozy days indoors, often in front of the TV. But there are actually a multitude of options for cool-weather fitness, no matter your activity level. Here are our top 5 favorites.

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Tags: Exercise, Blog, Fitness videos, Fall activities, Staying active with pain, Pilates, Yoga, Swimming

Pain-Fighting Fall Planting Tips

Posted on Thu, Oct 15, 2015

Grab your shovel, knee pads and trowel and start planting your way to a beautiful landscape.

Most gardeners are used to adding a few (or a few hundred) bulbs to their gardens in fall. But fall is also a great time to add trees, shrubs and perennials to your yard. The soil is warm and the air cooler, so the plants are less stressed and establish more quickly. And many of these plants are on sale, extending your planting budget.

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Tags: Back Pain, Gardening, Blog, Melinda Myers, How to garden without back pain, Fall planting, Pain and planting

How WI’s Premier Pain Conference Can Benefit Your Practice

Posted on Thu, Oct 15, 2015


Pain is one of the main reasons Americans seek healthcare. Whether it’s back pain stemming from a work or sports injury, knee pain lingering after a surgery or just general debilitating joint pain, primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are often left with the burden of care.

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Tags: Continuing education, CME credits, Pain Conference, Medical professionals