Dealing with Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is best described as damaged nerve fibers that send incorrect signals to other pain centers. Unfortunately,  there is no proven treatment to prevent or cure neuropathic pain. WebMD.com explains that “The primary goal of treatment then, is to reduce the pain as much as possible, balance the negative side effects of the treatment, and […]

Brrrrr: All About Cold Laser Therapy

We’ve all heard the benefits of using heat or ice when dealing with specific aches and pains. Cold Laser Therapy or Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) takes it one step further. CLT utilizes specific wavelengths of light to interact with tissue and is thought to help accelerate the healing process. It can be used on patients who […]

Feeling Bubbly: Carbonated Water and You

First things first: Anybody who tells you soda is good for you doesn’t know their soft drinks from a hole in the ground. Doesn’t matter if we’re talking sugar-free soda or decaffeinated. So what about carbonated water? Certainly that has to have less of an impact. How valid are these claims that carbonation increases calcium loss […]