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Voice For Health – Searing Facial Pain

Dr. Freedman

When there is the experience of brief, sharp pain across the face that seems as if it were an electrical shock, the problem is most likely “trigeminal neuralgia.” The pain, which may occur intermittently over the course of a few days, is caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve that is located on each side ...

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Voice For Health – Degenerating Discs

Dr. Freedman

As one might suspect, no part of the body is immune from the effects of aging. In the case of the discs positioned between each bone (vertebra) in our backs, “disc degeneration” is a common problem that is experienced by nearly 40% of the population age 40 years and older. According to a ten-year study ...

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Fast Track Your Recovery in Quincy

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For most, recovering from an injury is an exercise in itself. For an athlete, being told that you have to reduce or halt all activity in order to let the bone or muscle heal is equivalent to torture. However, there are a few things you can do to help speed the healing process so you ...

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Voice For Health – Discontinuity

Dr. Freedman

As you may already know, “discs” are the pads of cartilage that are positioned between adjacent vertebrae that act as “shock absorbers.” Each disc consists of a fibrous outer ring of cartilage that encases a jelly-like layer of soft cartilage. As we age, intervertebral discs can shrink, which results in a “bulging” or “herniated” disc ...

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Voice For Health – Preparing For Birth

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In preparation for childbirth, a pregnant woman’s body releases the hormone called “relaxin,” which relaxes the ligaments in the pelvis and softens and widens the cervix. The pelvis, in particular, experiences a softening and stretching of ligaments to allow the baby easier passage during labor. However, the easier delivery usually equates to weakened sacroiliac joints, ...

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Voice For Health – How Do You Carry Yourself?

Dr. Freedman

Changes in the way that we walk should not be considered to be an inevitable part of aging. However, a slower step, slight limp, or a shuffle or tilt while walking could be indicative of an underlying medical condition that should be diagnosed and treated before it leads to possible limitations of mobility and independence. With ...

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Neck Pain – Not This Summer!

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We all love summer vacations filled with the fun of amusement parks and long days on the beach. At least, we use too. As children, we could not wait to get on the newest and fastest roller coasters and be thrown around on the lake on water skis and tubes. But as we ...

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The Generation of Degenerative Back Pain

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Next time you are out, look to the person on your left and right or better yet look at the group of people who are just a short distance from you. What you may notice is the rolled shoulders and head forward posture. No, it is not the cell phone they have in their ...

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Voice For Health – Bad Vibes

Dr. Freedman

Prolonged exposure to vibrations emitted by hand tools can give rise to a condition known as Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Early symptoms usually include pain, tingling, numbness, and increased sensitivity to cold, eventually followed by impaired sensibility and limited dexterity. Smokers and people who work in cold temperatures may be particularly vulnerable to this condition, ...

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A Summer Salute To Sciatica

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The summer season is in full swing! As we are enjoying the warm weather, barbecues and the excitement of long awaited vacations, are you feeling red with anger, white with pain, and emotionally blue with being park-benched with low back and leg pain? If so, read on. What is Sciatic Nerve Pain? Your sciatic nerve is the longest ...

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