An Examination of Sciatica as a Potential Cause of Neck Pain

Sciatica is traditionally associated with lower back pain, leg discomfort, and numbness. However, the relationship between sciatica and neck pain is not often discussed. This article seeks to explore this connection and provide insights into how sciatica might contribute to neck discomfort.  Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated or compressed, leading to discomfort and pain. This condition commonly manifests as pain that shoots from the lower back down to the legs. [Read More]

Benefits Of Weed Delivery When You Aren't Feeling Well

When you're feeling under the weather, the last thing you want to do is leave the house to go to the local dispensary. Just the drive can be challenging, but then you may even have to wait in line at the dispensary when you get there. While this isn't normally a problem, it can feel like a much bigger deal when you aren't feeling well. Fortunately, weed delivery services are readily available to you. [Read More]

Shoulder Pain Treatment For Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the shoulder can be caused by an injury and advancing age. Symptoms typically include pain when moving the shoulder, decreased range of motion, morning stiffness of the shoulder joint, and creaking or cracking sounds of the shoulder upon movement. The area may be swollen and red, and the skin surrounding the shoulder joint may be warm to the touch. Because osteoarthritis of the shoulder can mimic other health conditions, your healthcare provider will need to perform a comprehensive examination which may include diagnostic imaging testing to confirm the diagnosis. [Read More]

Beyond Stomach Pain: Other Indications You Should See A Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologists are doctors who diagnose and treat conditions of the digestive tract. It is therefore fairly obvious that if you are dealing with stomach or abdominal pain, this is the kind of doctor you should see. However, stomach pain is not the only symptom that brings people in to see a gastrointestinal (GI) doctor. Here are some other symptoms which, if noticed, should prompt you to see a GI specialist.  [Read More]