Symptoms and Treatment for the Growing Neck Pain known as "Text Neck"

[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2019 12:28:05 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain, Chronic Pain Facts, medical conditions and pain, Spinal Health, Neck Pain

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The good news: We live in an era where modern medicine has given rise to a diverse range of innovative, effective, and non-invasive chronic pain management therapies explicitly designed to manage a multitude of neuropathic conditions.

The not-so-good-news: We also live in an era where modern lifestyles have given rise to an entirely new litany of common chronic and acute pathologies. Our obsession with technology, coupled with our increasingly sedentary daily routines, have promoted a significant surge in several disorders including sitting disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, eyestrain, and a myriad of lower back issues.

Steadily rising to the top of this list of physical impediments stemming from our poor daily habits? Text neck.

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Four Factors That Make Low Back Pain Tough To Diagnose And Manage

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2019 8:21:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Low Back Pain, medical conditions and pain, Spinal Health

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Back pain, in its many forms and stages, is one of the country's most common chronic conditions. A 2009 PMC report, The Rising Prevalence of Chronic Low Back Pain, indicates that, at some point in our lives, over 80 percent of the entire population will endure at least one episode of low back pain (LBP). More specifically, at any given time, approximately 31 million Americans are experiencing low back pain, ultimately disrupting our work schedules, enjoyment of daily activities, and overall quality of life.

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How Many People in the U.S. Suffer from Chronic Pain?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 7:09:47 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain, Florida Pain Relief, medical conditions and pain

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If chronic pain affects your life, or the lives of your loved ones, you’re not alone. In 2018, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report estimating that some 50 million Americans are living with chronic pain. That’s “just over 20 percent of the adult population,” or one in five adult individuals.

However, findings from research conducted by other agencies differed widely from the CDC estimate, even when those agencies operated from within the same overall departments. Alternate figures ranged from 11 million all the way up to 100 million Americans with chronic pain.

So, why are these numbers so far apart?

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