Peripheral nerve blocks, also referred to as neural blockades, are medical procedures used to prevent or manage different types of pain, including pain caused by headaches and migraines. This procedure typically involves injections of medications which block pain signals coming from specific nerves from reaching the brain. Essentially, a nerve block is a method of [...]
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The use of electronic devices such as computer screens, tablets, mobile phones, laptops and e-readers has significantly increased in our daily lives. It is currently estimated that the average adult spends over 11 hours a day using some type of electronic device. However, according to recent scientific research findings, electronic screen exposure is associated with [...]
Boost your immune for the winter months Do you find that you get sick more often in the winter than during other times of the year? Winter and cold temperatures can be challenging for our bodies, and staying indoors and in closer proximity to other people makes it easier for germs to spread. The immune [...]
Our feet are highly complex structures, with each foot consisting of 26 bones and hundreds of muscles, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessels. Your feet support and balance your body weight, and any alterations in your foot structure and alignment can have poor consequences for other joints in your body and even your overall health. Custom [...]
Although the holiday season may be the most festive time of the year, it can also expose those suffering from recurrent migraines to many potential triggers. From Christmas music, flashing lights, holiday drinks, sugary foods and large crowds, the winter holidays can increase the risk of migraine headaches in predisposed individuals. The best way to [...]