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It’s Time To Overcome The Stigmas About Mental Health

It's Time To Overcome The Stigmas About Mental Health | NVCPC.com

Mental illness continues to be a difficult subject–for its high rates of occurrence and the stigmas that are attached to it. Some estimates show that up to one in four people suffer from a mental illness. This can include conditions like depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders. For those with chronic pain, those numbers […]

5 Ways You Can De-Stress Your Home

5 Ways You Can De-Stress Your Home | NVCPC.com

Chronic stress can rapidly affect your health. The tensed muscles from stress can lead to increased pain, while the burden of chronic stress can lead to larger mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. However, you can make some simple changes right now to destress your home. This can help you find reduced levels […]

How Does Radiofrequency Ablation For Lower Back Pain Work?

How Does Radiofrequency Ablation For Lower Back Pain Work? | NVCPC.com

Has your doctor or pain specialist suggested radiofrequency ablation to help alleviate your lower back pain? Many pain specialists are recommending radiofrequency ablation for patients due to the high success rate and measurable results. Here’s what you should know about radiofrequency ablation for lower back pain. How does radiofrequency ablation for lower back pain work? Before […]

This Is Why Getting Better Sleep Is Crucial To Good Health And Less Pain

This Is Why Getting Better Sleep Is Crucial To Good Health And Less Pain | NVCPC.com

Researchers have called insufficient sleep a “public health epidemic.” Here’s how to ensure you’re getting better sleep in order to improve your overall health and pain levels. Why is getting better sleep so important?  While many people insist that they can get by on five hours of sleep and five cups of coffee, researchers note that […]

How To Live A Full Life With Back Pain

How To Live A Full Life With Back Pain | NVCPC.com

Back pain is a serious issue facing so many of us, but there are ways to life a full life with back pain. What causes back pain? There are risk factors that make us more disposed towards back pain, and our anatomy lends itself to pain in certain areas of the back. But the specific […]

What Are The Health Risk Factors of Obesity and Overweight?

What Are The Health Risk Factors of Obesity and Overweight? | NVCPC.com

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), overweight and obesity refer to excessive fat accumulation that impacts health. Overweight is defined as a person with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25. Obesity is defined as a BMI of 30 or greater. Though there can be some deviations from the standard […]

Which Vitamins Are Helpful For Relieving Pain Symptoms?

Which Vitamins Are Helpful For Relieving Pain Symptoms? | NVCPC.com

Whenever we think about treatment for pain we tend to only consider medications, therapy, exercise, and other similar resources. However, one of the most effective treatments may be adding the proper vitamins to your diet to help treat your pain and allow you to find more balance in your day to day life. Here’s some […]

How Do Lumbar Facet Joint Nerve Blocks Help With Back Pain?

How Do Lumbar Facet Joint Nerve Blocks Help With Back Pain? | NVCPC.com

Depending on the source and type of your back pain you may have discussed and considered the possibility of a lumbar facet joint nerve block with your pain specialist. What is this procedure and what are the benefits? Moreso, what are the potential benefits to your condition and overall health? What is a lumbar facet […]

Rediscovering The Mind With TED Talks

Rediscovering The Mind With TED Talks | NVCPC.com

A key to understanding why migraines and head pain are so misunderstood is by realizing just how complicated our brains really are. Our human brains–the foundation of how we experience pain and memory–are vastly complex. Of course, realizing this in a theoretical way is much different than actually understanding it in a literal way. Thankfully, a collection of TED […]

Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For TMD Work?

Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For TMD Work? | NVCPC.com

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD, also known as TMJ) affect the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull. This joint offers a full range of motion for daily activities including chewing or talking. There are multiple causes of TMD, which can include grinding or clenching the teeth, dislocation of the jaw, or even arthritis. […]