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Is it Back Pain or Kidney Pain?

It may be hard to tell if your lower back pain is coming from your kidneys or something else. Your kidneys are located towards your back and under your ribcage, making it easy to confuse symptoms of kidney pain with symptoms of pain from your bones, muscles, or nerves. The exact location, type, and severity…
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Surprising Causes of Back Pain

When your back is in pain, it can affect almost every aspect of your life. Read on to find out more about some causes of back pain you might not have thought about. Make sure to consult your pain doctor in Orange County for proper treatment. Lack of Exercise Exercise tones the muscles, allowing them…
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What is a Pain Pump?

Pain is our body’s way of telling us that something is wrong. Although it’s a generally accepted part of life, pain can limit what we can do. This often leads to frustration, especially if the pain lasts for weeks or more after an injury has been treated.   Most pain responds to treatment. But there’s…
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Feeling Older with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a condition still being investigated by health professionals and researchers. It can be complicated and different for each person suffering from it. There are several factors that play into the role of chronic pain, with the percentage of each one being different depending on the person. These factors include a person’s outside…
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Causes of Foot Pain

Common Causes of Foot Pain

Our feet are the foundation of our bodies. When our feet are in good shape, it’s easier to take care of the rest of us. But when we experience any type of foot pain, dealing with it can cause problems in other areas of our bodies.   To learn more about your options for effective…
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Top Chronic Pain Myths

Top Chronic Pain Myths

Chronic pain is a major issue in healthcare today and the myths surrounding it can cause a lot more harm than good. Most people don’t rank it highly in terms of a serious issue but its effects can be life altering. Some people might just assume pain is a part of getting older, but it…
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Pain All in Our Heads

Is Pain All in Our Heads?

Whenever we injure ourselves, we tend to think the pain exists in the wounded area, but in truth, the pain is all in our brain. Brain circuits mold our perception of pain by filtering the incoming information via our sensory nerves. These are the nerves that send signals to the brain when we have stubbed…
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When Do You Need an Epidural Injection Procedure?

Pain can be extremely difficult to manage and endure at times. Nerves can become compressed and the pressure then creates swelling and inflammation. This can lead to pain, numbness, tingling and even weakening (or damage) to the nerve. One pain management treatment option for patients experiencing such pain is through the use of an epidural…
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